Hy-Vee Food Stores Apprentice & Intern Engineer - Part Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Apprentice & Intern 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.

As an apprentice, you will be a member of the Hy-Vee solution delivery scrum teams following an agile delivery cadence. Your primary focus is to help us build solutions that solve real problems for our customers. We are looking for people who can not only be great individual contributors, but also pair program to learn from other engineers.


• Work as a member of a cross functional agile team focused building great user experiences

• Help us plan and implement our cloud infrastructure

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



• Astute attention to detail

• An inquisitive mind and confidence to ask questions

• Ability to quickly understand existing processes, but see opportunities to refine them

• Self-motivated and ambitious

• Willingness to learn and be mentored

• Passionate about creating high quality, dependable solutions that make people’s lives easier

• Basic understanding of software OOP and design patterns


• Experience with JavaScript, Node.js, Java, Ruby, Scala, or Clojure

• Experience with RESTful APIs

• Experience with MVC architecture

• Experience with a variety of data storage systems such as PostgreSQL, Mongo, and Elasticsearch

• Experience with using CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI, and Drone

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

• Experience with test driven design and general automation

• Experience with OAuth and Identity Provider integration

• A public GitHub account with personal projects that serve as an example of programming experience

About Hy-Vee, Inc.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned grocery store chain with more than 240 retail stores and over 80,000 employees. With sales of more than $9 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