Software Engineering Manager-Backend-Java-Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, TX at H-E-B (Austin, TX)

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Overview
H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 420+ stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $34 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 145,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.
Responsibilities
H-E-B Digital is seeking new team members (Partners)! Since our inception, we've been investing heavily in our customers' digital experience, reinventing how they find inspiration from food, how they make food decisions, and how they ultimately get food into their homes. This is an exciting time to join H-E-B Digital, and we're hiring across the stack: front-end web and mobile, full-stack, and backend engineering. We're using the best available technologies to deliver modern, engaging, reliable, and scalable experiences to meet the needs of our growing audience. Our digital solutions are growing in popularity and adoption--like Curbside and Home Delivery--so you'll get the opportunity to define the user experience for millions of customers and hundreds of thousands of Partners. 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, we want you as part of our team.
As a Software Engineering Manager-Backend-Java you'll raise up your team, helping develop individual careers and achieving goals, spotting and addressing common team problems, and coaching and mentoring those identified for potential company leadership. You'll work closely with stakeholders from product and design, and other engineering leaders, to provide high-quality, repeatable technology delivery for the digital engineering organization. You'll provide leadership across all aspects of development to maintain a high bar for technology, people, and process.
Our Partners thrive The H-E-B Way. In the Engineering Manager job, that means you have a...
HEART FOR PEOPLE... you have a passion for mentorship and guidance, and love for the direct person-to-person interactions that create strong bonds between teams
HEAD FOR BUSINESS... you have an ownership mentality and a consistent track record of timely delivery of high-quality software
PASSION FOR RESULTS... the ability to guide the discussion, remove roadblocks, and provide guardrails for your team as they identify challenges and propose solutions
What You'll Do (Management, Design & Development)
- Directly supervise individual contributors or other Managers
- Coach / mentor others in engineering techniques, processes, and new technologies; enable others to succeed; empower team members to be autonomous, fast, and effective
- Manage all HR responsibilities for your team, including pay planning, promotions, expenses, and leave
- Understand / foster the value of radical candor when having 1:1 conversations
- Lead large initiatives within the team, including technical design / delivery of complex features across multiple systems as H-E-B improves the customer and Partner user experiences
- Help grow Digital Engineering by driving execution of organization-wide activities
- Develop technical roadmaps and lead engineers across one or more squads to deliver initiatives; apply your understanding of fundamentals of the business to ensure technical roadmap aligns with business opportunities
- Recommend improvements to overall application system design, architecture, security, scalability, reliability, and performance
- Identify ways to improve codebases, solutions to complex problems; effectively propose paths forward to drive outcomes
- Recommend changes to processes and tools at the group / dept level based on industry standards, patterns, and practices
- Diagnose / troubleshoot extremely complex issues
- Create documentation and training related to technology stacks and standards
- Jump down to IC-level duties, when needed, to provide guidance on code reviews or pull requests
Who You Are
- You have experience with backend engineering with a focus on developing in Java
- You have 4+ years as a Software Engineer and have successful leadership (of small teams of 4 - 8) experience
- You have expert knowledge of system architecture and design patterns
- Passionate about digital transformation and migrating systems to new technologies
- Ability to analyze and modernize a complex suite of applications that maintain all product information at HEB
- You have deep knowledge of multiple technologies, including technology used at H-E-B
- You have an expert understanding of development methodologies and processes
- You understand cross-tech stacks and scalability and reliability implications
- You have technical competence equivalent to expectations of a Senior Engineer
- You have skills in multiple languages, technologies, and frameworks and can quickly on-board to projects in minimal time
- You're capable of learning new technologies, processes, or business quickly and effectively
- You approach problem-solving holistically and consider solutions through a combination of technology and processes
- You can coordinate work for a group of engineers on major initiatives
Who We Are
- 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 $26 billion
- We hire talented people (116,000+ Partners), and give them autonomy to be creative in how they impact the business
- We're a Partner-driven company with a Bold Promise--Because People Matter
- We embrace Diversity and Inclusion as core values, and support them with thriving company-wide programs
- We're a truly original Texas-based company that created the Spirit of Giving to help Texas communities every day
- Once eligible, our Partners become Owners in the company. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources--People--drive the innovation, growth, and success that make H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • HadoopLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Styled-componentsLibraries
    • JestLibraries
    • LernaLibraries
    • WebpackLibraries
    • StorybookLibraries
    • GatsbyLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Apollo GraphqlFrameworks
    • VueFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement

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?

Our team is focused on democratizing health and nutrition for Texas. Our work is centered around two big customer problems; providing all Texans with access to quality care; and helping our customers manage their health and wellbeing through food. We believe that food is medicine and we are dedicated to combining health and retail to help Texans.

Alice

Design Director, Health & Wellness

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

Senior Director, Product

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for HEB is to transform how we optimize our decision-making capabilities. We build highly automated data solutions on scalable cloud services, shift towards a streaming/event-based ecosystem, implement devops principles, and anticipating that machine learning will power many of our use cases.

Ted Manasa

Sr. Manager, Data Engineering, Supply Chain and MLOps

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

Senior Director, 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 sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase 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.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Parking
Recreational Clubs
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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