General information

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

Job Function: 16 - Digital

Date Published: 09-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79247

Description & Requirements

The Sr. Data Engineer will design, develop, optimize, and maintain data architecture and pipelines that adhere to ELT principles and business goals. Specific duties include:

(1) Solve complex data problems to deliver insights that helps our business to achieve their goals

(2) Create data products for Business Intelligence Engineers, Business Analyst and Data Scientist team members to improve their productivity

(3) Advise, consult, mentor and coach other data and analytic professionals on data standards and practices

(4) Cultivate a culture of sharing, re-use, design for scale stability, and operational efficiency of data and analytical solutions

(5)Lead the evaluation, implementation and deployment of emerging tools and processes for analytic data engineering in order to improve our productivity as a team

(6) Develop and deliver communication and education plans on analytic data engineering capabilities, standards, and processes

(7) Partner with machine learning engineers, business intelligence engineers and solutions architects to develop technical architectures for strategic enterprise projects and initiatives.

(8) Learn about machine learning, data science, computer vision, artificial intelligence, statistics, and/or applied mathematics.

Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Technology Management, or Management Information Systems, and four (4) years of experience in a data science or data engineering role, or a closely related role. Must have some experience with: Data analytics with Python programming; Data science solutions using Snowflake; Database development using Hadoop, SPARK, or BigQuery; Big data development using Hive, Impala, Spark, and Kafka; Mining platform solutions using data analytics and forecast algorithms; AND Agile scrum methodology to develop and support solutions using Big Data platform.

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact