About Us

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!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

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.

General information

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

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 17-May-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Description & Requirements

As a Data Engineer- you will work closely with a multidisciplinary agile team to build high quality data pipelines driving analytic solutions. These solutions will generate insights from our connected data- enabling Kraft Heinz to advance data-driven decision-making capabilities across the enterprise. You will have a deep understanding of data architecture- data engineering- data analysis- and reporting -- and a basic understanding of data science techniques and workflows- as well as the business processes supported by the data pipeline. Examples of problems you will tackle include helping R&D determine the next generation of household products- revolutionizing consumer engagement with personally relevant content- and reinventing our supply chain to eliminate food waste. Furthermore- you will:

  • Design- develop- optimize- and maintain data architecture and pipelines that adhere to ETL principles and business goals
  • Solve complex data problems to deliver insights that helps our business to achieve their goals
  • Create data products for Business Intelligence Engineers- Business Analyst and data scientist team members to improve their productivity
  • Advise- consult- mentor and coach other data and analytic professionals on data standards and practices
  • Foster a culture of sharing- re-use- design for scale stability- and operational efficiency of data and analytical solutions
  • Lead the evaluation- implementation and deployment of emerging tools and process for analytic data engineering in order to improve our productivity as a team
  • Develop and deliver communication and education plans on analytic data engineering capabilities- standards- and processes
  • Partner with machine learning engineers- business intelligence engineers and solutions architects to develop technical architectures for strategic enterprise projects and initiatives.
  • Learn about machine learning- data science- computer vision- artificial intelligence- statistics- and/or applied mathematics.

WHO YOU ARE

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science- MIS- or Engineering preferred
  • Expertise in ETL and data analysis and experience with SQL and at least one programming language (Python/R preferred)
  • Experience developing and maintaining data warehouses in big data solutions e.g. Snowflake
  • Experience with developing solutions on cloud computing services and infrastructure in the data and analytics space (preferred)
  • Database development experience using Hadoop- SPARK or BigQuery and experience with a variety of relational- NoSQL- and cloud database technologies
  • Worked with BI tools such as Alteryx- Tableau- Power BI- Looker
  • Conceptual knowledge of data and analytics- such as dimensional modeling- ELT- reporting tools- data governance- data warehousing- structured and unstructured data.
  • Big Data Development experience using Hive- Impala- Spark and familiarity with Kafka (Preferred)
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system
  • Exposure to machine learning- data science- computer vision- artificial intelligence- statistics- and/or applied mathematics
  • An agile learner who brings strong problem-solving skills- and enjoys working as part of a technical- cross functional team to solve complex data problems
  • A hard worker and consensus gainer who brings a strong numbers sense; you are intellectually curious and willing to adjust your position based on additional information

WHY US?

We are on a journey to create a digitally-powered- agile-enterprise. At the heart of this journey is our ambition to create an enterprise where powerful AI solutions augment humans and where small mission-based teams are in relentless pursuit to solve tangible problems for our consumers- customers- and the enterprise.

That ambition requires us to create a modern cloud and data ecosystem - a one of its kind that becomes the neural network of our company. We want you to bring your tech-self to us. We use Python- R- Spark- React- Tableau- Snowflake- Azure- and others to solve the problem on hand. In-turn- you can look forward to high-impact challenges- no bureaucracy- entrepreneurial small teams and a unique opportunity to create and build something bold- awesome- and impactful!

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