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Date:  Mar 17, 2023
Job Req ID:  13061
Category:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Naperville
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Lead Engineer- Compute and Virtualization


As a Lead Engineer- Compute & Virtualization, is part of the Server & Cloud Infrastructure Platform Global IDS IT Team, focused on the design, build and delivery of virtualized on-premise and cloud compute environments, supporting multiple concurrent initiatives, maintaining and optimizing existing hosting solutions, and coaching and mentoring junior team member. 




Technical Delivery: Subject Matter Expert for Virtualization solutions both on-premise and cloud based, able to define server deployment standards and optimize our design and build processes. Act as level 3 escalation support for operational issues when needed, and partner with our sustainment teams to ensure our environments stay healthy and updated.


Customer Focused Approach:  Contribute to the compute delivery of multiple projects across all regions and center IT teams, able to understand requirements and proposed effective hosting solutions to enable successful application implementations always following our existing change control processes.


Global Strategic Partnerships: Developing strong partnerships with Regional Infrastructure counterparts to establish Virtualization and Compute standards for processes and technologies used at Kellogg worldwide. Challenging the status quo and bringing ideas to the table to deliver improvements to our Infrastructure Hosting environments and establish effective communication with all our regional customers and peers.



  • High School Diploma or GED and 10+ years of related experience
  • Proven experience designing, implementing and maintaining VMWare Virtual solutions.
  •  AWS or Azure cloud Hosting solutions and Wintel or Linux based server deployment and administration experience. 
  • Team player able to drive results independently and bring ideas forward to deliver value to Kellogg.
  • Ability to work across functional silos and promote adoption of new tools and processes across the Infrastructure environment.
  • Able to balance multiple concurrent priorities and create business cases to justify implementation of new processes and technologies.
  • Must be a confident, self-starter, self-motivated leader who enjoys the challenges of a high paced environment and the coaching and mentoring of highly technical resources to build a successful team.





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This role takes part in Locate for Your DayKellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.




Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.


Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!



The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position. #LI-Hybrid

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let’s create the future of food,

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Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal business by the end of 2023, resulting in two independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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