Sr Engineer - WAN

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Dec 17, 2017
Closes
Apr 29, 2018
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: JOIN US AS A SENIOR ENGINEER - WAN ENGINEERING 

Our team is looking for a results focused and innovative engineer to help us develop the next generation of WAN connectivity for the enterprise. This position focuses on deployment and management automation, developing and implementing new and innovative WAN solutions. This includes development, deployment, and management work for thousands of routers.  You will have the opportunity to work with multiple teams, architects and leaders to ensure the systems will enable the future of WAN and routing to support Guests and Team Members.

Use and enhance your skills, experience and talents as part of an innovative and visionary team.  As a Sr. Engineer, you'll…

  • Lead and participate in construction, automation, and implementation activities ensuring successful implementation while meeting architectural and operational requirements
  • Apply experiences to improve automation of WAN implementation and management practices - experience with automation coding capabilities associated with Chef a plus
  • Impact the hosting infrastructure of thousands of routers.
  • Participate in transforming physical routers to a virtualized platform for stores.
  • Transform management/monitoring solutions using open source tech
  • Contribute to roadmaps and standards for the WAN platforms and  related technologies
  • Participate in preventative maintenance strategies, troubleshooting and aid in quickly resolving problems to ensure infrastructure and app 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

Bonus Points:

  • Moderate experience scripting in Python, Ansible, Ansible Tower
  • Ability and interest to mentor coworkers and Jr Engineers
  • Hands-On experience managing large wireless environments
  • Infrastructure administration experience working in large distributed environments
  • Strong experience utilizing CI/CD technologies (Git, Chef, Jenkins/Drone)
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and analytics tools (Sensu, ELK, Telegraf/Influx, Grafana)
  • Experience creating secure infrastructure through automation
  • Kubernetes and Spinnaker experience a plus

Qualifications:

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