Sr. Consultant (App Dev)

General Mills

General Mills

powai, mumbai, maharashtra, india
Posted on Saturday, May 14, 2022

Job Description

India is among the top ten priority markets for General Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre. This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide. With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ (R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services. Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our success.

Job Overview

We’re passionate about food and driven by data.

Do you want to impact our future through data, analytics and innovative technology? Do you thrive on leading big things and making it happen? Bring your passion, expertise and problem-solving skills to the table and make an impact.
General Mills is reshaping the future, and technology & data play an important role for us. Your technology experience will help us get the right data and solutions at the right time, every time. As one of the world’s leading food companies. General Mills operates across the globe with more than 100 recognizable consumer brands
This role demands that the individual must be master of the language grammar, and be very familiar with how to structure, design, implementation, and testing of the project based on one or more languages
In this role developer would be working along with the global teams in developing business solutions. Individual should be expert in multiple technology stack, hands-on, design and write scalable applications. Individual should be able to work independently on large projects.
Individual should be able to grow and inspire the team's technical skills and keep up with the technological paradigm shift


Job Responsibilities


70 % of Time

• A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
• Builds and Connects complex systems and architectures
• Identifies large-scale solutions, Full-Stack, aligned with standard architectures and technology stack.
• Willing to utilize/experiment with new technologies on projects, able to efficiently find applicable uses.
• Builds data architecture/models
• Adjusts/rearchitects as product matures
• Builds enterprise level solutions, connecting multiple feature sets & components, identifies opportunities for integration points.
• Work with a cross-functional team including analyst, PMs, and business stakeholders in business value driven projects
• Identify and form Talent teams to work of POC's
• Work with Solution Managers and Leadership team to identify areas of Automation
• Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors

15 %of Time

• Learning and enhancing new skills
• Coaching, Mentoring and On-boarding younger developers
• Process improvements project/team level
• Lead in different initiatives (Knowledge sharing, Reading Groups, Dev Forums, etc.)
• Collaborates with other team to utilize new features of platform technologies
• Continue to build on communication/soft skills

15 %of Time Consulting

• Consults on projects, offer appropriate technical direction
• Technical SME
• Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise
• Advises project managers & analysts on Development impacts/strategies
• Effective project/task estimation
• More strategic conversation, a resource for managers/directors to translate technical discussions
• Advises on best data practices within applications and projects



Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Major Area of Study: Computer Science



Minimum years of related experience required: 10+ years
Preferred years of related experience: 10-15 years


Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
• Domain Expertise
o Deep knowledge of OOPS, C#, ASP.Net, design principles, Python and RESTful API services.
o Knowledge and Implementation of Microservices.
o Implementation of DevOps (Containerization / Jenkins Pipeline, etc.)
o Experience and ability to provide cloud solutions (GCP / Azure)
o Experience using JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as React / Angular / Vue etc.
o Ability to write effective unit, integration, and end-user automation tests and Understand Performance issue.
o Evaluate new code for reliable architecture, coding standards, stability, reusability, performance, automation, security and metrics.
o Experience with database systems, with knowledge of SQL and NoSQL stores (e.g. MySQL, Oracle / MongoDB, SQL Server)
o Expand knowledge of, and ability to apply, IT technical standards by assisting in their formation and revision
o A go-to resource for the team or business group
o Troubleshoot and fix technical, performance issues.
o Collaborate with specialized teams from across the organization to develop and design solutions for technical business problems that increase staff productivity and help them achieve their financial goals
o Connects individual efforts to broad standards/strategies

• Agile/Digital Experience
o Expert task/sprint estimation
o Creates and manages Product Feature Roadmap and aligns with technology direction (new standards, architectures, obsolescence)
o Helps drive the agile journey for the team in terms of team velocity, self-organization, effective retrospective conversations

Technical Skill Set:
Web related Must Have Asp.Net Core, MVC, C#, HTML5/CSS, JQuery, Javascript, Angular, React / VueJS
DevOps Must Have Containers, GIT, Jenkins, CI/CD Pipeline
Cloud Must Have GCP / Azure
Database Must Have Oracle / Mongo DB, SQL, MySQL, SSIS
Data / Integration App Good to Have Python / Spark / Scala, Hadoop


Competencies/Behaviors required for job
• Individual Skills
o Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts and align organization on decisions
o Sound problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simply
o Utilizes team collaboration to create innovative solutions efficiently

• Mindset & Behaviors
o Passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging/disruptive technologies
o Open to learning new ideas outside scope or knowledge skillset
o Creating a positive environment within the team
o Ability to research, plan, organize, lead, and implement new processes or technology
o Challenge the status quo







We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.