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Home Depot SENIOR SYSTEM ENGINEER in San Mateo, California

POSITION PURPOSE

  • To evaluate, test and deploy latest tools to enable faster release and deployment cycles

  • To continuously work with business stakeholders, application development and operations teams

  • To design, test, and implement tools for monitoring of production and non-production customer facing site stability and availability

  • Implement reusable components

  • Participate in the processes of strategic project-planning meetings

  • Provide their guidance and expertise on system options

  • Share their operational requirements and development forecasts to allow for timely and accurate planning of projects

  • Responsible for developing and building IT solutions

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

50%- Install (cloud) hardware and software, conducts systems upgrades, evaluate and install patches and resolve software and security related problems

20%- Rapid Deployment Systems (PXE, kickstart, etc)

10%-Thorough understand of TCP/IP and its related protocols

10%- Fully manage services running on Linux (Apache, Tomcat, etc...) using Puppet or Ansible

10%- Maintain VPN infrastructure in the datacenter

NATURE AND SCOPE

This role reports to an Engineering Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 4 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detailed understanding of x86/x64 hardware

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle, software configuration management practices, release management methodologies, production support.

  • Experience with cloud providers (Rackspace, Google, AWS)

  • Virtualization Experience with (Docker, VMware, VirtualBox, etc.)

  • Setting up and maintaining VPN (OpenVPN, Cisco, etc.)

  • Extensive Expertise in Unix/Linux, Solaris, multiple Windows desktop and server versions, many Linux flavors

  • Expertise in installing and administrating LAMP, LAMJ, NFS/NIS

  • Extensive experience integrating DNS/BIND with DCHP

  • Extensive experience with OpenLDAP

  • Extensive experience with Puppet

  • Extensive experience using Perl or Bash

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:- 4+ years of Linux sysadmin experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a Linux/Unix release engineer.

  • 5+ years production experience operating a LAMP stack

  • Scripting skills a must We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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