Senior Systems Engineer - Technology

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 10/03/2019

Job Description

Position Summary...

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

What you'll do...

  • Work with business units to translate needs into technical requirements to design, implement, and support applications utilizing recommended best practices.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in cross-functional strategic and tactical efforts.
  • Create and follow processes to implement planned changes to production and non-production systems.
  • Perform incident response and break-fix triage for infrastructure system issues.
  • Execute and improve vulnerability and resiliency management programs including patch management, infrastructure testing and other proactive maintenance tasks and opportunities and solutions that enhance service delivery efficiency and improve the customer experience
  • Analyze and execute configuration and audit strategies to ensure compliance with policies, standards, and security direction.
    Work on DevOps processes and tools supporting agile application development teams leading to continuous integration, test, and deploy methods.
  • Desire to implement a DevOps-like management framework through a mix of closed and open source tools.
  • Propose, design, and implement enhancements to current environment.
    • Develop actionable plans to improve procedures and systems to mitigate risk, ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations and best practices.
    • Assist in developing engineering and operational service metrics.
    • Create and maintain system run books; documenting day-to-day support, maintenance, and troubleshooting knowledgebase of the infrastructure.
    • Conduct peer review analysis and acceptance for new or modified processes to ensure sustainability and repeatability.
    • Analyze performance metrics to ensure timely and accurate delivery of services.
  • Be available when scheduled to provide on-call support after hours and on weekends

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 4 years' systems engineering experience OR Master of Science and 3 years' systems engineering experience OR PhD OR 6 years' of experience

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

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