Sr Engineer - Linux, Stores Hosting

Employer
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Feb 19, 2017
Closes
Apr 16, 2017
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SENIOR ENGINEER - LINUX, STORES HOSTINGOur team is looking for a curious engineer to help us develop the next generation of store servers. This position focuses on the base OS deployment automation, developing and implementing virtual container strategy, and creating operating efficiencies in the stores server environment.  This includes development, deployment, and maintenance work for thousands of physical and tens of thousands of virtual servers.  You will have the opportunity to work with multiple teams, architects and leaders to ensure the systems are stable and healthy.Use and enhance your skills, experience and talents as part of an innovative and visionary team.  As a Senior Engineer, you'll…
  • Lead and participate in construction, automation, and implementation activities ensuring successful implementation while meeting architectural and operational requirements.
  • Apply Linux experience to improve automation of server implementation and management practices - experience with automation coding capabilities associated with Chef a plus
  • Impact the hosting infrastructure of thousands of physical and tens of thousands of virtual servers
  • Introduce open source operating systems and containerization/Microservices hosting platforms into Target's Stores.
  • Transform health management/monitoring solutions from proprietary vendors to open source technologies
  • Contribute to roadmaps and standards for the server hardware, operating system, and related technologies
  • Utilize standard enterprise tools to develop or implement infrastructure hardware, software or other technical components
  • Participate in preventative maintenance strategies, troubleshooting and aid in quickly resolving problems to ensure infrastructure and application stability
  • Work with multiple teams, leaders and architects to ensure systems are aligned with overall IT policies and standards
Requirements
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years total work experience
  • Possess a growth mindset, ready to learn and help transform technology
  • Self-motivated individual willing to drive results and work with other team members to build amazing solutions
  • Has in-depth knowledge of technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise and stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
 Preferred Experience:
  • Strong experience or expert in various operating systems in a business environment with an emphasis in Linux (RHEL/CentOS 6/7 or any other Linux Variant - Debian/Ubuntu)
  • Moderate to deep experience in scripting skills in Ruby, Bash, PowerShell, ksh, sed, awk
  • Ability and interest to mentor/train coworkers
  • Hands-On experience managing virtualized environments utilizing KVM, Hyper-V, Xen, Openstack on FC, iSCSI, NFS storage
  • Working knowledge of patch deployment and software distribution tools (YUM, RPM, Spacewalk)
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD technologies (Git, Chef, Jenkins/Drone)
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and analytics tools (SCOM, Sensu, ELK, Telegraf/Influx) a plus

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