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Senior System Engineer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Duration:
    72 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    167429
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $89.29/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    9197827440

Job Description


Do you want to be part of a team that creates magic for millions of guests across a wonderful company’s’ brands? Behind the scenes, the Enterprise Technology team helps deliver magical digital & physical experiences leveraging the latest technology; and our systems engineers provide expert engineering services in the cloud, automation, and systems reliability engineering to support the innovation and operation of the happiest place on earth company. We are passionate about ensuring our systems provide the best guest experience!

To be successful in this role, you will protect, operate, and continuously improve the automation and systems that run this wonderful company's experiences, products, & services with a focus on availability, latency, automation, & cross-company collaboration while embracing a DevOps culture.

Teams are located in Seattle, Burbank, Orlando, Bristol and New York.

Job Description
• Code, and deploy systems, new technologies, and best practices in the cloud using self-healing, infrastructure-as-code, security, and automation patterns
• Develop useful telemetry, alerts, and response to identify and address reliability risks
• Participate in on-call rotation with other engineering teams
• Identify, experiment, & evangelize new technologies, ideas, and best practices across the broader engineering community
• Collaborate and provide technical leadership within and across teams

Basic Qualifications

• Proficient, collaborative, & experienced in building reliable, scalable, micro-service-oriented systems
• Passionate and curious about ways to leverage technology while continually learning
• Ability to identify root-cause sources of instability in a high-traffic, large-scale distributed system
• Configuration management and orchestration (e.g. Chef, Terraform, Cloud Formation)
• One or more languages in your skillset (e.g. GO, Python, Java, Ruby)
• Containerization (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, Elastic Container Service)
• Skilled in Cloud/PaaS Environments (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Compute)
• Thorough knowledge of continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
• UNIX/Linux administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, & security
• 5 years of experience in technical operations or systems engineering

• Experience writing and troubleshooting Chef cookbooks (chef 13). o an immediate need is to upgrade our chef clients from chef 12 to chef 13 so some cookbook refactoring (or rewriting from scratch) will be needed.

• Experience engineering/implementing secrets management in AWS

• Experience with automation orchestration

• BA/BS degree or equivalent

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay depends on experience