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Hy-Vee Food Stores Software Engineer - HR/Payroll - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Software Engineer - HR/Payroll 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.

As a Software Engineer, you will be a member of one of the Hy-Vee Financial Applications delivery teams following an agile delivery cadence. Your primary focus is to help us make data and system integration within the Hy-Vee ecosystem secure, highly scalable, and predictable. We are looking for people who can not only be great individual contributors, but also pair program and mentor other engineers.


  • Enable system integration that also helps achieve a great developer experience

  • Pair with other team members to cross-pollinate ideas and skills

  • Champion code quality, maintainability, and reliability

  • Find and address performance issues

  • Take features from conception to final production deployment

  • Contribute to user story definition that takes our technology stack into consideration, but also continue to push the bounds of what is possible

  • Provide after hours on-call support


  • Strong understanding of event-oriented software architectures

  • Strong understanding of test driven design and general automation

  • Demonstrable grasp of software design patterns such as Singleton and Facade

  • Demonstrable grasp of logical data modeling techniques (ex. entity relationship diagrams)

  • Expert level knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: VB, C#, JavaScript, Java, or Kotlin.

  • Production experience implementing RESTful APIs

  • Production experience with a variety of data storage systems such as SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Mongo, or Elasticsearch

A Strong Candidate Will Also Have:

  • Experience with Financial Application related systems and software

  • Exposure to Mainframe a plus

  • Production experience with Openshift and GKE

  • Experience with using CI/CD technologies

  • Production experience with OAuth and Identity Provider integration

  • Degree level qualifications in a technical related subject

  • Demonstrable knowledge of secure programming techniques

  • Experience building cloud-native applications (Docker, Docker-Compose, Kubernetes)

  • Experience with Google Cloud GKE, PubSub, SQL, and KMS

may be filled at a lower or higher level depending on experience.*

About Hy-Vee, Inc.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 260 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day.

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