Systems Engineer II

  • 81 - 82, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bengaluru, India
  • Full-time
  • Technology CF Job Family: System Engineering
  • Group Function: Tesco Technology

Company Description

Tesco Bengaluru: We are a multi-disciplinary team creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Tesco by standardising processes, delivering cost savings, enabling agility, providing cutting-edge technological solutions and empowering our colleagues to do ever more for our customers. With cross-functional expertise in Global Business Services and Retail Technology & Engineering, a wide network of teams and strong governance we reduce complexity thereby offering high quality services for our customers. Tesco Bengaluru, established in 2004 to enable standardisation and build centralised capabilities and competencies, makes the experience better for our millions of customers worldwide and simpler for over 4,40,000 colleagues.
Tesco Technology consists of people from a number of different backgrounds, but having a common purpose to serve our shoppers a little better every day with our retail technological solutions. We shared a common interest in harnessing innovations in technology to enhance their shopping experience at Tesco stores. Whether making products, software or systems, our teams focuses on various aspects from taking strategic ownership of the architecture to delivering technological solutions such as design, testing, deployment, infrastructure, operation and security of the systems to ensure agile, smooth and safe operations. These help us to deliver the maximum business impact. Teams refine their internal processes to best fit their own needs, working to build core capabilities in application and services. We collaborate globally across teams to build end-to-end customer-facing solutions, as well as to share knowledge, experience, tools and techniques.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.
Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Job Description

In this job I
Coach and mentor system engineers across Technology who are at a more junior level. I ensure that my own team’s area of technology is of a high quality and I understand the impacts to any other areas.
Introduce automation to all aspects of my day to day work.
Contribute to the Roadmap in my own technology area.
Evaluate new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact.
Architect design and deliver solutions using existing components where new technologies are being introduced. I implement them and establish best practice for their adoption.
Will have a range of technical and functional skills (for each area) including:
oKronos Workforce application – Classic View and Navigation View
oFunctional – Timecard Genies Hyper finds Approval and Signoff
oConfiguration – Pay code Pay rule Work rule PCD Zones Accruals and Access profiles
oIntegration – Knowledge on Workforce Integration Manager to develop interfaces to extract payroll data Import and Export Interfaces.
oReporting – SSRS – SQL reporting services for developing custom reports and integration of custom reports with Kronos application
oSQL - Good Knowledge on SQL Triggers Indexes Stored Procedure Functions and Performance tuning
I resolve incidents that have not been seen before and initiate change to ensure that issues can be easily dealt with in future.
Lead group design discussions on my area of expertise and be able to present with authority to a variety of audiences.
Keep my technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and wider Tesco.
Good understanding of the Server Architecture Application server and Database server and Kronos DB tables.
Proficient in Setup Configurations – Pay code Pay rule Work rule PCD Zones Access profiles and Accruals
Proficient in building navigator profiles for different set of users as per the requirements.
Proficient in Workforce Integration Manager Workforce Reports and should be able to build complex WIM interfaces.
Proficient in in developing complex custom reports using Microsoft SSRS report and integrating with Kronos WFC application.
Good understanding on Integrating application with Splunk Runscope and App Dynamics
Analyze enhanced requirements and create process documentation diagrams and feature specifications.
Experience working in Agile teams
Self-motivated and self-directed abilities to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment with "time-critical" deadlines
Proven analytical evaluative and problem-solving abilities
Possesses a team and customer service provision orientation
•Minimum 9-11 years of experience in Kronos Workforce Central application V7/8.1.10
Additional skills:
Understanding of WFC XML API and its usage for integration with other systems
To know Cloud technology basics – SaaS IaaS PaaS


Kronos V7/V8 - Pay code Pay rule Work rule PCD Zones Access profiles Accruals WIM SSRS Reports Kronos API's & MS SQL

Additional Information

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