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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Principal Engineer, IT in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Principal Engineer, IT , you will apply solutions to business problems through the design, engineering and programming of applications that extend assigned applications.


  • Provide functional and technical input including setting priorities, providing Proof of Concepts, reviewing work products and reporting team activities

  • Provide strong technical support and hands-on development in PL/SQL and other technologies in the Oracle landscape:

  • Provide industry best practices and proof of concepts on latest technology trends

  • Monitor compliance with statements of policies and procedures to assure that proper documentation is maintained and that the required quality controls are implemented

  • Coordinate and mentor consultants and contractors assigned to projects or support activities. Review deliverables and adherence to SDLC and policies by third party resources

  • Provide day-to-day technical leadership for Oracle ERP and ensure stable systems availability, performance, compliance and security

  • Solve data relationship problems, often by designing processes and data structures to ensure data integrity across applications. The solutions need to be robust enough to support company growth and changing business priorities

  • Solve problems in response to business questions/problems. Frequent research of job schedules and program logic are methods to solve many of these types of questions

  • Engineer and develop high complexity and high volume, scalable applications

  • Test and debug application programs

  • Interpret and translate business specifications into technical specifications

  • Make technical recommendations on designs as well as technical improvements

  • Create and/or update user and applications documentation

  • Provide Technical leadership with some project management and resource management

  • Participate in on-call rotation and assist Functional Analysts in troubleshooting and resolving issues

  • Develop PL/SQL database objects, SQL scripts, Interfaces, Reports, Forms including SQL Developer/TOAD, and BI Publisher

  • Develop and support Oracle Business Events and Oracle Workflows

  • Code and unit test oracle application customizations across production support, enhancements and projects

  • Troubleshoot Oracle EBS application problems and work with Oracle Support as necessary to resolve them


Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science or Information Systems, or Computer, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering or closely related and 6years of IT experience or a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science or Information Systems, or Computer, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering or closely related and 4 years of IT experience.

The required experience must include:

  • 4 years’ of hands-on experience with at least two implementations within Oracle R12 EBS modules: Master Data Management (MDM), Order Management (OM), Inventory (INV), Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Procurement (PO), and General Ledger (GL).

Requisition ID 13628

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category IS/Technology