Hy-Vee Food Stores Data Engineer - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Data Engineer

We’re looking for geniuses. Dreamers. Inventors. Innovators. People with the will to get stuff done. Doers who’ll rip an idea out of thin air. Make it a reality. Own it. And amaze their peers. Sound like you? Welcome home.

Our database engineers will be working with state of the art database and hardware technology including Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to 2017, SQL Server Analysis Services, Microsoft Analytics Platform System, Oracle 12c RAC, PostgreSQL, Google Cloud and Azure Services. Your primary focus is to design, build and support data integration processes within the Hy-Vee ecosystem with security, high scalabilty, and predictability in mind. You will design, build and maintain ETL processes on premise and in the cloud. You will work with the latest technologies such as docker, kubernetes, etc.


  • Designs, creates and maintains code and jobs for ETL processes

  • Monitors ETL pipelines and their systems for uptime and performance

  • Analyze logs and troubleshoot technical issues affecting SQL and Oracle database servers

  • Ensures new and existing code meets company standards for readability, testability, automation and performance

  • Assists in the design and implementation of new data stores

  • Assists developers in optimizing database code for performance.

  • Provides database enhancements to existing applications

  • Reviews and designs data integration for new applications.



  • Knowledge of at least one of the following database platforms: SQL Server, Oracle, Mongo or PostgreSQL

  • Knowledge of database monitoring tools

  • Demonstrable grasp of relational database design

  • Demonstrable grasp of snowflake and star schemas

  • Demonstrable grasp of ETL and ELT best practices


  • Production experience with Microsoft SQL 2012 – 2017

  • Experience with PostgreSQL

  • Experience with Oracle 12c RAC

  • Experience with RMAN Backups and Restores

  • Experience with Linux Shell scripting

  • Experience building cloud-native applications (kubernetes, docker, swarm, etc.)

  • Knowledge of design and general database automation

  • Knowledge of cloud database architecture

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

If you are interested and meet the qualifications, please apply online at https://www.hy-vee.com/careers. For more information you may contact Dave Harvey at dharvey@hy-vee.com. The deadline for applying is Friday, November 23 at 12:00 noon.

About Hy-Vee, Inc.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned grocery store chain with more than 245 retail stores and over 85,000 employees. With sales of more than $10 billion, Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. Its slogan, “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle,” expresses the foundation of the company’s operating philosophy.

Web: https://innovate.hy-vee.com