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Senior Developer - Hadoop - 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.  

Job Summary:  This position is with our BI Labs team and requires in depth experience with Hadoop technologies (Spark, SOLR, Hbase, Hive, Flume, Kafka, Notebooks) as well as strong understanding of traditional technologies.  This position will drive the continued expansion of our data and analytical environments.  This role works as both an individual contributor and technical leader within a small team.




- Deep experience and understanding of Apache Hadoop and surrounding technologies required;  Experience with Spark, Impala, Hive, Flume, Parquet and MapReduce.

- Strong understanding of Integration techniques (EAI and ETL); Experience with Tibco and Informatica a plus

- Strong understanding of development languages to include:  Java, Python, Scala, Shell Scripting

- Strong understanding of data modeling, data architecture, and RDBMS; Experience with Teradata and Oracle a plus

- Strong understanding of Linux and Linux commands

- Strong understanding of data profiling concepts and ability to operationalize analyses into design and development activities

- Ability to create data visualizations or track record of working personnel to visualize and tell the story of a complex problem

- Understanding and experience with R a plus

- Experience with best practices of software development; Version control systems, automated builds, automated code validation, test driven development concepts, automated deployment and continuous integration concepts;  Experience with GIT, Jenkins, Sonar, Nexus a plus

- Strong knowledge of business intelligence concepts and technologies a plus



(Other duties may be assigned as necessary)

Lead the development of detailed specifications:


- Communicate with end users, gather requirements, code/configure, maintain, test, and debug modifications to existing applications of basic to high complexity or execute the same in the development of new applications.

- Execute the above leveraging approved languages and development tools.

- Serve as technical lead on basic to high complexity efforts (projects, enhancements, initiatives, etc.), to include:

- Providing work break down structures, cost and resource estimates.

- Leading the software development effort (coding/configuration/ maintenance/installation, testing, debugging), managing timelines, and technical documentation.

- Identifies, defines, and designs non-functional requirements into the solution design and ensures implementation.

- Proactively communicates development status, issues and concerns to management with mitigation recommendations.

- Lead research and fact-finding efforts needed to develop or modify basic to high complexity information systems.

- Troubleshoot basic to high complexity coding/configuration/

- Installation issues encountered in the development or production environments working with software vendors as needed

- Create system or application design and can function as a Solution Architect.

- Serve as a functional expert for one or more lines of business.

- Contributes to improving the efficiency of Software Development Life Cycle best practices and standards

- Uses related tools, standards, and training

- Is sought out by others for knowledge and expertise in respective area.

- Awareness and application of current and emerging industry best practices, standards, frameworks, and patterns. Develops patterns or reusable components across applications.

- Highly skilled in at least one approved programming language and platform, and proficient in at least one more and/or System administration of enterprise-class application suite.

- Experienced in and able to lead the following phases of the Software Development Life Cycle on any project (feasibility planning, analysis, development, integration, test and implementation)


What is your background?


- 6-12 years of experience

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • HadoopLanguages


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.


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.


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.


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


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.

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
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) 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.
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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