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Hy-Vee Food Stores Senior Software Engineer Automate and Innovate (RPA) - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Senior Software Engineer

Automate and Innovate (RPA)

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 Senior Software Engineer, you will be a member of the Hy-Vee Automate & Innovate team. Your primary focus is to help us automate legacy areas of business while finding new innovative solutions to processes within the Hy-Vee ecosystem. 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


  • 4+ years of development experience working in a team environment

  • Strong critical thinking, communication, and time management skills

  • Strong understanding of event-oriented software architectures

  • Strong understanding of test driven design and general code quality automation

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

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

  • Experience implementing RESTful APIs

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

A Strong Candidate Will Also Have:

  • Experience with ERP systems and software

  • Experience with Openshift and GKE

  • Experience with CI/CD

  • Experience with OAuth and Identity Provider integration

  • Demonstrable knowledge of secure programming techniques

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

  • Experience with Google Cloud GKE, Event Driven Architecture, SQL, and KMS

    About Hy-Vee, Inc.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 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 more than 85,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day

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