Sr. Data Architect - Austin

| Austin

About H-E-B H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 109,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.  

 

 

 

This is an exciting time to join the Digital Engineering Team at H-E-B! We process billions of records every day. This data is used to power our Machine Learning systems, business critical metrics and analytics used to power our decision making. We are looking for talented partners (employees) that can help us design the next generation data architecture for the data powering H-E-B. We are looking for individuals who can bring rigor and software engineering best practices into building business critical data systems.

 

If you’re someone who enjoys taking on new challenges, working in a rapidly changing environment, learning new skills, and applying it all to solve large and impactful business problems, then we want you to be a part of the team.

 

What You'll Do

 

  • Transform our data architecture for massive scale and high performance.
  • Help evangelize high quality software engineering practices towards building data infrastructure and pipelines at scale.
  • Design the architecture and schemas for the tables and be the technical lead for architecting it to be extendable, testable, maintainable and debuggable.
  • Design data models for optimal storage and retrieval and optimize the data architecture to meet critical product and business requirements.
  • Understand logging and how it impacts rest of our data flow, architect logging best practices where needed.
  • Championing Data Principles and integrating them for pragmatic enforcement using Governance processes and frameworks.
  • Laying the foundations of a modern enterprise Data Architecture discipline in alignment with our business capability focus areas and transformation roadmaps.
  • Establishing architectural approaches and patterns that incorporate modernizing data governance, metadata management and data quality.
  • Harvesting, developing and maintaining key Enterprise Data Architecture models.

 

 

Who You Are

  • 8+ years of experience in database/data warehouse technologies and data architecture with proven results implementing for business intelligence and analytics use.
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in CS/EE, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience designing, building and operating robust distributed systems.
  • Experience designing and deploying high performance systems with reliable monitoring and logging practices.
  • Effectively work across team boundaries to establish overarching data architecture and provide guidance to individual teams.
  • Hands-on, extensive experience preferably with AWS (or another cloud platform) required.
  • Experience working with data at the petabyte scale.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL).
  • Experience with Java / Scala is preferred, deep knowledge of Spark a plus.
  • Can deliver flexible data models with intelligent design while still considering complexity of the corporate data landscape and demand for agility.
  • Aspires to structure data to be consumed easily, perform well, and be highly utilized in increasingly visual and analytic tools and use cases.
  • Is passionate about data and problem solving and driven to achieve great results for customers.
  • Considers data quality, accuracy, and truth in reporting fundamental and critical for success.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

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Who We Are

 

  • We hire talented people and give them the autonomy to be creative in how they impact the business.
  • We embrace Diversity and Inclusion as core values and have a thriving program to support it throughout the company.
  • We are a partner-driven company with a Bold Promise - Because People Matter.
  • We are a truly original Texas-based company that has created the Spirit of Giving to help our communities in Texas every day.

 

 

What are the perks?

 

  • A robust Benefits plan with coverage starting Day One
  • An 80/20 PPO medical plan with a $30 copay for in-network primary care
  • Dental plans, Vision plan, voluntary insurance plans, and flexible spending accounts (FSA) available
  • The Partner Care Team, for any time you have healthcare or coverage questions
  • Partner Guidance allows free counselor visits, up to 5 times per year for each issue
  • Telehealth offers 24/7 access to board-certified doctors over the phone
  • Funeral leave, Jury Duty, and Military pay (subject to applicable law)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage after 90 days
  • Maternal / Paternal Leave for new parents, adoptions included
  • Eligibility for 401(k) participation after 6 months
  • Eligibility for quarterly bonuses based on company performance
  • 10% off H-E-B brand products in-store and online after 90 days
  • Access to other savings (gyms, phone, hotels, and more) through an online discount program after 90 days
  • Opportunity to become a “Partner-Owner” after 12 months of employment
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • HadoopLanguages

Location

2416 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

An Insider's view of H-E-B

What’s the vibe like in the office?

What really drives the vibe at our office is our incredible people. Everyone at HEB Digital has a unique expertise to learn from, and we are always encouraging each other or willing to offer a helping hand. It’s the same friendly attitude I know from decades of shopping at HEB, and it’s a true joy to be a part of as a member of our digital team.

Laura

Software Engineer II

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The biggest problem the team & I are solving is bringing Curbside & Delivery to the forefront of the H-E-B mobile app. In this modern workflow, customers will be treated to a white-glove experience within the app; searching, browsing, and sorting at your at your finger tips! I'm personally focused on the C's: Coupons, Cart, & Checkout.

Kayla

Sr. Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

The opportunity & impact you can have at H-E-B truly is unmatched. We’re building a huge team of design-oriented, user-centric problem solvers. Folks who are passionate about shipping solutions to millions of loyal customers. It’s the challenge of a lifetime! You need to be hungry to compete against the biggest names out there in grocery & retail.

Evan

Director, Product

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

By building heb.com to be a reflection of the amazing experience that customers have in our stores, we can build a tremendous foundation for HEB’s digital presence. Similarly the innovations and designs that we implement on the UI engineering team will build towards a uniquely successful in-store experience for our communities.

Anna Louise

Engineering Manager

What does career growth look like on your team?

At H-E-B, the scope of interesting challenges is big! We’re building a team that is passionate about making an impact on users, the organization, & want careers where they can stay curious & work on problems spanning many verticals of expertise. Our Partners are connected to opportunities that will excite them, grow their design & leadership skills

Angela

Director, UX Design

What are H-E-B Perks + Benefits

H-E-B Benefits Overview

Valued Partner Perks Card
We appreciate all that our Partners do. That’s why, as a Valued Partner Perks member, you’ll enjoy a 10% discount on all H-E-B Own Brand Products, plus enjoy additional offers and special savings throughout the year.

Partner Health Plan
From head to toe, and everything in-between, our Partner Health Plans have you (and your loved ones) covered.

Partner Stock Plan
At H-E-B we believe that a company of Owners will outperform a company of employees any day of the week. The Partner Stock Plan allows Partners to share in the performance of H-E-B stock!

401K Plan
Because we care about the future of our Partners, our 401k plan offers a $1.60 match for each dollar contributed up to 2.5% of your salary.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday, Thursday.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

A job at H-E-B is an opportunity for a rewarding, never boring, career. An opportunity to utilize your talent and strengths to innovate and make a difference across multiple areas of the business, from stores, to corporate, to Manufacturing, Warehousing, & Transportation.
Your Career at H-E-B can be anything you want!

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