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Configuration Engineer - Software Infrastructure, IS Core

Company: Expeditors
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company description
"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business." -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

At the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics. Global supply chain management is what we do, getting goods from one place to another for our customers, but information is how we do it and do it the best! We are a Global company based in the United States with---

18,000 trained professionals
350+ locations worldwide across 60+ Countries
Fortune 500
Globally unified systems

Job description
The Software Infrastructure group is looking for a Configuration Engineer to join our Enterprise Monitoring team. As a part of this team, you will have the opportunity to participate in the design, development, deployment and maintenance of all aspects of the monitoring tools used to support a Fortune 500 company's truly global 24x7x365 operating environment.

As a Configuration Engineer on our team, you will ensure all our development teams have the tools at their disposal to monitor thousands of systems worldwide both on premise and in the cloud. You will provide tools to empower those teams to be autonomous and creative with their solutions, while ensuring that minimum standards and capabilities are consistently met. You will be innovative and proactive - constantly reviewing our current processes, the needs of our customers, with an eye towards ensuring that we are ready for the next great thing.

If you join our team you will:

Obsess over your customers and deliver a first-class experience for them
Collaborate with a diverse team of highly passionate and talented technologists
Drive new ideas, experiment with them, and see them through adoption
Take ownership of ambiguous problems, investigate them and deliver solutions for them
Learn from others and help grow those in our team to achieve their best
Stay informed on emerging trends in the systems monitoring space and serve as an advocate and educator on them to our development teams

If you are someone who is interested in the monitoring/site reliability engineer space who enjoys working in person, experimenting with new ideas and driving them to fruition while working actively with a diverse group of stakeholders, this job is for you!

This position will sit in Seattle, WA. Candidates must be local or willing to relocate.

Job requirements

2+ years' experience in Systems Administration or DevOps/Operations role
Experience with one or more industry standard monitoring tools such as Elastic Stack (ELK), Grafana, Prometheus, Splunk, DataDog, OpsView or similar
Experienced in UNIX/LINUX scripting (PERL, Bash, Python, etc.) and proficient in the Unix command line
Excellent verbal skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to a variety of audiences to drive adoption of new platforms to meet business goals
Desire to introduce tools that facilitate DevSecOps by providing autonomy to development teams in monitoring their systems while ensuring minimum standards are consistently met
Familiar with build and deployment tools such as Gitlab Runners, Jenkins, Ansible, or similar
Experience with GitLab, SVN or another source control system


Experience with monitoring containerized applications in Azure or GCP strongly preferred
Experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems as an individual contributor and technical leader
Ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Able to formulate and implement a design strategy from a mix of business requirements, concept documents, and verbal descriptions
Proficient working with Virtual Machines on premise and in the cloud
Familiar with SAFe methodologies
Strong grasp of automation tools

Application procedure
Position is full time (40 hours per week) Monday through Friday. We are a business professional attire company.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

Benefits: Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time, Work from Home Time
Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Training and Personnel Development Program
Transit pass

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Successful candidates must pass a background check.

Keywords: Expeditors, Bellevue , Configuration Engineer - Software Infrastructure, IS Core, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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