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Senior Infrastructure (Automation) Engineer

R3197

Location

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

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Senior Infrastructure (Automation) Engineer

R3197

Location

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas led environment, you’re in the right place.

Why this job is a big deal:

Priceline.com is an internet and e-commerce pioneer with brand leadership in online travel. Our infrastructure handles billions of dollars in transactions each year, and is one of the best known travel sites in the world. We are looking for a smart, motivated, and experienced Linux System Administrator with scripting and automation skills. We have been experiencing exciting growth and have begun our cloud migration utilizing managed services within Google's Cloud Platform.

In this position you will help us run and maintain our system infrastructure, including servers, storage, virtualization, backup, and monitoring. These technologies need to be consumable via a service oriented architecture whether it's in a public or private cloud. The ideal candidate is excited and motivated about running a production grade critical infrastructure and looks for opportunities to improve processes with automation. We operate in an agile environment and we work off a prioritized backlog with a focus on projects that are crucial to business growth.

In this role you will get to:

  • Learn and keep up with market trends and new technologies as they become available.

  • Engage with business and technical stakeholders to capture and implement requirements.

  • Join us in our journey to the cloud, embracing containerization and service separation in the name of reliability, scalability and cost reduction.

  • Develop strategic automation tools that will increase the efficiency and velocity of our daily workflow.

  • Review and mentor automation projects and assessments.

  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the infrastructure automation stack and train/mentor team members to increase skills and capabilities.

  • Develop continuous integration, deployment, and testing for infrastructure automation strategy.

  • Actively participate in high-level team activities such as suggesting architecture. improvements, recommending process improvements and conducting tool evaluations.

  • Develope self-service automation tools to enable business users and Technology teams to run automated jobs or processes.

  • Share an on-call duty with other team members for a 24×7 production environment while being mindful to have a good work/life balance.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelors Degree or higher is highly preferred, with fundamental computer science knowledge.

  • At least three years of system administration.

  • Solid proficiency with Linux RHEL/CentOS.

  • Infrastructure automation experience

  • GitHub Flow Process and the Software Development Lifecycle.

  • Experience in cloud technologies and deployment methods. i.e Terraform.

  • Experience designing and building automation solutions (Custom or Pre-built).

  • Proficient in modern programming in at least one or more modern languages (Python, PowerShell).

  • Proficient in configuration tools ( Ansible preferred), Rundeck, Puppet, Chef)

  • 5+ years’ experience in maintaining Linux operating systems and in some combination of the following infrastructure technologies: networking, security, virtualization, Storage, Data Protection and services such as DNS, Proxy, LDAP/AD, NTP

  • Communication across multiple end users/stakeholders, team player.

  • Technical writing in the area of documentation for solutions, proposals, and runbooks.

  • Demonstrated history of living the values important to Priceline:  Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. 

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. It’s therefore essential that you also meet our high standard of ethics, honesty, transparency and compliance.

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