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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!

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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.

Vaccination & Future of Work Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health and safety of our Kraft Heinz family. We require our office-based, home-based, R&D, and sales team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation. This will enable our transition to hybrid work while maximizing the wellbeing of our entire team.

We believe the office is a critical driver of innovation, connection and development, but also realize providing more flexibility to our employees is critical in this new world. Starting in January 2022, the majority of our salaried employees will be able to work virtually for up to two days each week to create a more agile and modern workplace. Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in person depending a role’s responsibilities and requirements.

General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 19-Nov-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Kraft Heinz Information Technology organization is hiring a Manager 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science- Statistics- Business- Information Technology- or related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 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)

Experiences

  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity