Consultant (E-Apps)

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

• The candidate has to work as an individual contributor.
• The candidate should have deeper understanding of various business processes webLogic, webSphere, jboss and other Java technologies on windows and linux operating systems.
• Individual should be able to convert functional requirement into technical specification and implement solutions and guide junior team members to implement the solutions in hand.
• The individual should also have work experience in the latest offerings like cloud migration, cloud deployment, SAAS, PAAS etc.
• The individual should have knowledge of various monitoring tools like AppDynamic etc.
• The Individual should be able to define and implement integrated Process improvements within the team.


Job Responsibilities

35 % of Time Ensure availability & performance of systems, Application migration/deployment on cloud
- Act as a subject matter expert for other team members and keep the light on
- Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve technical and performance problems in third party application and the systems that integrate with.
- Co-ordinate with vendors to resolve any issue
- Proactively tune the system to meet business requirement
- Ensure GMI Standards are followed for application setup and security.
- Shall well aware about deployment & migration on cloud
- Can do scripting on Infrastructure as code tools like terraform
25 % of Time Apply periodic upgrade & patches
- Apply periodic patch policy on all third party application & it’s integrated environment
- Form a process and technical document after taking consensus from global team
- Work with functional teams and the architecture team to determine best practices for future and enterprise applications
- Coordinate with other teams for downtime
- Troubleshoot the problems on cloud, issues due to upgrade/patch & also form a process to prevent it in future
- Perform better monitoring on cloud and act accordingly
20 % of Time Guide team members & provide help to cross team members
- Guide team members by providing valuable inputs & also by making them understand the need of change
- Act as a subject matter expert to solve critical issue & document the same
- Work on innovation and automation to reduce mundane work
- Work on better implementation and administration plan on critical tools
20 % of Time Innovation and Automation
- Continuous Improvement of team processes
- Providing end user self-service solutions
- Automation of repetitive processes
- Monitoring and reporting of key infrastructure components
- Reduce on-call tasks and requests by proactively targeting problem areas
- Monitoring Industry Trends
- Drive Platform Consultancy Spheres Initiative


Desired Profile 


Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Major Area of Study: Computer Science, MIS
Required Professional Certifications:
Preferred Professional Certifications: Cloud, WebLogic, Java, Windows Server


Minimum years of related experience required: 6-10 years
Preferred years of related experience: 6-10 years

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
• Candidate should have working experience with a global team.
• Individual should have deeper knowledge on IIS, webLogic, webSphere, jboss and other Java technologies on windows and linux operating systems.
• Installation & configuration of middleware software like Kafka, Elastic search etc on linux
• Configuration of database technologies like Oracle, SQL, MySQL, PostgresSQL, Mongo etc.
• Knowledge of current version of MS Windows Server configuration and hardening
• Working experience on any CLOUD technology is must
• Deeper understanding of Networking protocols, topography, firewalls, DNS, TCP/IP & Ports
• Experience with captures tools such as Netmon and Wireshark
• Experience with traffic load balancers such as F5’s
• Ability to drive and manage projects to completion
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
• Working experience on Python scripting is must
Competencies/Behaviors required for job
- Takes accountability for delivering on personal and shared commitments.
- Asks bold questions and challenge assumptions at all levels in the organization
- Proactively identifies new insights and perspectives;
- Uses cross-functional knowledge and influence to effectively execute team plans
- Models and encourages an open, honest, and constructive exchange of diverse view points
- Provides peers with constructive and actionable feedback
- Actively seeks out opportunities to gain breadth of experience
- embraces new assignments to build new skills and challenge self; inspires others to try new things and develop new skills
- Has self-insight into personal strengths and weaknesses; works actively to develop and improve where needed
- Is seen as someone with high integrity and a trusted member of the team

Additional Information (Please describe as clearly and concisely as possible any additional information that would be important to understand fully the role, responsibilities, nature, and scope of the job.)
- Responsibilities include rotating on call support (including weekends) and planned project activities support


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.