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Sr Application Engineer

Company: Meijer
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you're provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family - take care of your career and your community! -Meijer Rewards

  • Weekly pay
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Paid parental leave -
  • Paid education assistance
  • Team member discount
  • Development programs for advancement and career growth -Please review the job profile below and apply today!This position is responsible for leading implementation and enhancement of vendor software package applications, providing overall business function knowledge to projects and support, incorporating scaled agile framework. This position drives engagement with vendors, company customers, IT colleagues, and other stakeholders to understand customer requirements and system interfaces, assess available technologies/vendor packages, and present solutions..What You'll be Doing:
    • Leads in the functional design, implementation and configuration of vendor software applications.
    • Designs and develops interfaces to vendor software applications and assists in deployment of solutions.
    • Mentors and coaches other members of the agile team.
    • Optimizes packages to meet SLA/functional requirements.
    • Provides functional and technical expertise on vendor applications and interfaces.
    • Drives engagement with ITS Security and Infrastructure teams to ensure secure deployment of vendor applications.
    • Assists product owners in systems analysis and creation of documentation for all business processes.
    • Interfaces with the Product Owner and IT partners to develop acceptance criteria for projects features and user stories and ensures acceptance criteria are met.
    • Works within the SAFe Agile framework.
    • Coordinates new product reviews, tests and pilots with other IT members, customers and stakeholders.
    • Coordinates feasibility studies/proofs of concept, to evaluate solutions.
    • Assists in production support and maintenance of applications as needed.
    • Actively participates in all team Agile ceremonies. This job role may also provide facilitation of activities for Agile teams within Meijer ITS as acting Scrum Master.
    • This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.What You Bring with You (Qualifications):
      • Bachelor's or 12 years' experience (or comparable combination of education and related experience).
      • Any SAFe certification (SSM, SASM, SA, SPC, SPMPO).
      • Prefer experience in business application design, development, installation, and modification.
      • Knowledge of project management techniques is required (cross-functional experience is highly desirable).
      • Expertise with implementation and configuration of vendor packages/business systems.
      • Experience as a team member on project teams in a cross-functional environment. - Experience on Agile teams is preferred.
      • Strong business knowledge, with hands-on experience managing vendor packages for the business.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
      • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.
      • Knowledge of secure code design principles and practices.
      • Working knowledge of SAFE agile framework preferred.
      • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills. - Ability to work well on cross-functional project teams and foster team commitment to tasks.
      • Knowledge of agile practices in a cross-functional environment preferred.
      • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs.

Keywords: Meijer, Grand Rapids , Sr Application Engineer, Engineering , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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