General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 08-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-61434

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Kraft Heinz Information Technology organization is hiring a Data Engineer who will be responsible for implementing the short and long-term strategies to enable the Data Engineering organization.  The individual for this position will be a technical expert providing leadership and expertise in the areas of data architecture- data management- data quality- data governance- and data engineering.  They will manage internal stakeholders- facilitate the development and training of data engineers within projects- as well as provide hands-on design and development of platform capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and operate modern data architecture approaches to meet key business objectives and provide end-to-end data solutions
  • Lead the development and training of all project data engineering resources
  • Contribute to generic frameworks for data ingestion- data processing- and data integrations
  • Enforces best practices for software design- architecture- and implementation
  • Leverages monitoring tools/processes to ensure platform stability and operational SLAs
  • Extends DevOps capabilities for deploying data solutions
  • Supports creation and adoption of data assets for the organization 
  • Works with senior executives to address or prevent common pitfalls
  • Acts as a data owner and functional data SME for the assigned area


  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in role delivering and supporting software and data engineering capabilities.
  • Strong design and software programming development (preferably Python- Javascript and/or R)
  • Experience with cloud services within Azure- AWS- or GCP platforms (preferably Azure)
  • Experience building APIs (experience with GraphQL is a plus)
  • Experience with analytical tools (preferably SQL- dbt- Snowflake- BigQuery- Tableau)
  • Hands-on experience with DevOps and CI/CD processes
  • Project management experience and strong communication skills
  • Self-Starter- driven with high business process acumen
  • Team Player with a positive attitude and ability to work across different business stakeholder and technical teams to accomplish complex tasks

Domain Expertise

  • 2+ years of working building enterprise data solutions
  • Proven ability to contribute to frameworks within the data domain using services provided by major cloud platforms.
  • Proven experience creating data assets used in mission critical applications
  • Proven experience using DevOps practices in the data space (DevOps tools and ARM/Terraform templates).
  • Experienced in Agile methodologies (certifications preferred)


  • Experience in leading and managing cross functional teams.
  • Experience developing data engineering talent and managing remote teams (internal and external)
  • Experience in the application of cloud technologies into a DataOps practice

Individual Skills

  • Strong leader- collaborator- team player- and individual contributor
  • Strong communication skills with comfort in speaking with business stakeholders
  • Strong problem solver with ability to manage and lead the team to push the solution and drive progress

Mindset & Behaviors

  • Passion to challenge the status quo and find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas – loves and embraces change
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration- transparency- safety- and trust
  • Not afraid to “roll up sleeves”; seeks to go beyond comfort to learn & pushes teams to do the same
  • Empowers others to fail- learn- and grow with an experimental mindset to drive innovation

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Kraft Heinz Canada - New Headquarters - 2023

Kraft Heinz is on a journey of transformation and part of this plan is to move our Global HQs back into city centers. It is time for Toronto to shine with a Canadian innovation and talent hub that reflects our unique people & food culture. After 40 years at the Don Mills location, the Kraft Heinz Canada headquarters will move to the Queen’s Quay Terminal (QQT) at 207 Queen’s Quay West. Roles currently based out of the Don Mills office will move to Queen’s Quay upon its opening in Spring-Summer 2023. We are thrilled to be moving to this vibrant, waterfront location in close proximity to public transportation. We are taking the design of our new workplace to the next level with modern furnishings, amenities, spacious co-working areas and a state-of-the-art Kitchen, putting Food at the heart of the overall employee experience. Flexible work is here to stay, and we need a space that will keep the pace. Modern technology will enhance our experience both at home and in the office. Having all of us together in our new vibrant space will deliver a rich, team-focused, agile experience that promotes connection, communication, collaboration and transparency.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.