Sr. Engineer - Linux Automation

3 days left

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Sep 22, 2018
Jan 24, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: JOIN US AS A SENIOR ENGINEER - LINUX AUTOMATION  Stores Hosting Compute team is looking for an engineer to complement our strive to infracode our compute, which includes thousands of physical servers,  at stores for the next generation of applications.  We are looking for an engineer who has passion to develop infrastructure as code with automation to build compute at Target Stores.   This position focuses on the base OS deployment and management automation, developing and implementing a virtual container strategy, and ensuring operating efficiencies in the stores server environment through automation.  This role will have the opportunity to work with multiple teams, architects and leaders to ensure the systems will enable the future of compute for Target stores. 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 or Ansible 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 stores 
  • Transform health management/monitoring
    solutions using open source technologies 
  • Contribute to roadmaps and standards for the server
    hardware, operating system, and related technologies 
  • 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
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience 
  • 5-7 years total work experience 
  • Possess a growth mindset, ready to learn and help transform
  • 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 
  • Strong experience or expert in various operating systems -
    with an emphasis in Linux (RHEL/CentOS 6/7 or any other Linux Variant -
  • Moderate to deep experience in scripting skills in
    Python, Ruby, Bash, sed, awk 
Bonus Points: 
  • Strong experience utilizing CI/CD technologies (Git,
    Chef, Ansible, Jenkins/Drone) 
  • Working knowledge of measurement products (Sensu,
    ELK, Telegraf/Influx)  
  • Experience creating secure infrastructure through
  • Kubernetes and Spinnaker experience a plus 
  • Ability and interest to mentor coworkers -
    especially to Evangelize an Agile and DevOps mindset within
  • Hands-On experience managing virtualized environments
    utilizing KVM, Hyper-V, Xen, OpenStack on FC, iSCSI, NFS storage 
  • Infrastructure administration experience working in large
    distributed environments 
  • Working knowledge of patch deployment and software
    distribution tools (YUM, RPM) 


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