Staff System Engineer (AIX/Linux)

Visa - Bellevue, WA4.0

Job Description

The Team:
The global systems engineering group is responsible for engineering and support of the IT infrastructure for Visa Inc. and VisaNet. This includes planning, design, evaluation, installation, deployment, and maintenance of the IT infrastructure for the data centers and office facilities.

Your Responsibilities:
Work in a complex, highly-secure, and highly available operations environments and interacting with the technology domain authorities required to maintain those environments
Function as the compute systems engineer on critical infrastructure projects and initiatives
Write technical design and build documentation for compute infrastructure
Assist with developing ITIL procedures, technology strategy, engineering standards, methodologies, task-plans and standard methodologies for Distributed Compute Engineering
Collaborate with partner Engineering Disciplines to develop Infrastructure Building Blocks based Reference Architectures and standards that can be offered as services to our customers


Experience with and knowledge of:
Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7 and Ubuntu, AIX 6.1 and above
enterprise class virtualization technologies including VMware, Linux KVM and IBM Power Virtualization
Linux container technology, SELinux and Docker
hardware and OS deployment experience in the following server product lines: HP ProLiant and IBM Power
scripting in UNIX environments, and experience in deployment and workflow automation
automation and workflow tools such as Chef and BladeLogic tool
system monitoring techniques and tools supporting unattended operations
TCPIP networking link aggregation/redundancy, switches, routing and load-balancing
server end SAN/NAS configuration and troubleshooting
application hosting or data center environment
maintaining highly available and highly secure systems
hardware, software, network and applications deployments through automation
design and implementation experience with custom and
off-the-shelf applications, and help coordinate activities of multiple
technology domains in terms of design and deployment
Ability to analyze, fix and take on storage stack issues (Hosts, SAN switches and Storage Devices)
Ability to write technical design and build documentations for all aspects of a technical infrastructure
Ability to integrate content from other domain areas and construct final technical design documents
Exhibit understanding and perform operational acceptance/turnover activities

Professional Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field required,
(advanced degree preferred) and 8+ years of relevant working experience in large enterprise operational environments required
24x7 "On-call" support rotation required
Good hands' on technical engineering professional with business insight
Process orientation and grasp of software development and testing techniques, methodologies, and best practices
ITIL certification preferred

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This position is can also sit in Ashburn, Highlands Ranch, Austin or Foster City.