9 days old

Lead Engineer, Integration Platforms

Best Buy
Richfield, MN 55423

**Job Title:**

Lead Engineer, Integration Platforms

**Job Category:**

Digital & Information Technology

**Store NUmber or Department:**

940400-105-IS-Technology Design & Build

**Job Description:**

Best Buy is seeking innovative and technically curious technologists to join us to make a huge impact in our digital evolution! We have a full-time position available within our Cloud & Integration Platforms Team, focusing specifically on integration, application and API management platforms. In this role, you'll be called upon to lead and grow an agile team of skilled engineers that will develop key enabling technology to evolve and modernize these platforms.

The Lead Engineer will focus on providing engineering and operations for existing and future integration, application and API management platforms. They will work closely with the Best Buy application teams that leverage these platforms in both the data centers and public clouds. This position will serve on a broader team of technology professionals, cooperatively designing and enhancing systems, developing standards, and creating robust technology solutions that deliver real business value to Best Buy. The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated experience in managing and supporting an enterprise and will develop or have a very strong knowledge of cloud and integration technologies, automation and highly available and secure designs.

**Key Responsibilities:**

1. Integration, application and API management platforms

+ Build integration and cloud solutions from scratch using leading open source technologies

+ Manage and maintain existing use cases leveraging integration platforms

+ Participate in the design of solutions leveraging integration platforms

+ Provide consulting for app teams that require guidance on integration services and consumption

+ Define, provision and document proper security controls for integration platforms

+ Ensure that integration platforms are secured by monitoring security vulnerabilities and remediating

+ Provide operational support for use cases leveraging integration services in Best Buy private and public clouds

2. Automation

+ Automate and provision integration services in private and public clouds leveraged by Best Buy

+ Automate the installation, configuration, operation and monitoring of integration systems using a wide variety of open source tools

+ Build, scale and secure Best Buy integration platforms focused specifically on a fully automated Linux environment

+ Develop scripts leveraging scripting technologies such as Chef, Ansible and cloud native APIs

+ Perform zero downtime deployments and configuration changes across multiple globally distributed origins

3. Hybrid cloud

+ Engineer integration platforms that are hosted in Best Buy private and public clouds

+ Maintain a high level of operational readiness through highly available and redundant designs

+ Leverage telemetry tooling to ensure integration platforms are resilient, reliable and stable

+ Collaborate, communicate and work across various geographies and time zones

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ A demonstrated background in working directly with tech leads, engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders

+ Passion for building top-quality products & services

+ Experience working in a cross functional team in an enterprise IT environment

+ Innovation-driven with the ability to articulate engineering design patterns related to scale, performance, security, and usability

+ 10 or more years of experience in systems engineering preferably leveraging Linux and open source technologies

+ 3 years or more of experience directly managing, coaching and mentoring engineers

+ 3 or more years of experience using automation and configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible and Puppet

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's or advanced degree in IT, Computer Science or related field

+ Clear understanding of cloud services provided by major vendors and experience integrating private and public clouds

+ Experience utilizing industry standard technologies and methods to ensure integrity and recoverability of platforms

+ Familiarity with Agile systems management processes and standards

+ Experience collaborating and communicating across IT teams, departments and with internal and external customers

+ Excellent communication and people skills:

+ Experience with the following

+ Development pipelines and infrastructure-as-code

+ Test driven development practices, continuous integration and deployment practices

+ DevOps, agile operating models including Jira and Kanban tools

+ Application servers such as Apache Tomcat, JBOSS, Netty and Node.JS

+ API gateway platforms such as Layer 7, Apigee and Kong

+ Event streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka, Confluent Kafka or Google Cloud Pub/Sub

+ Messaging technologies such as RabbitMQ or IBM MQ

+ Scripting languages such as JavaScript, Linux\\Unix shell scripting and Python

+ Logging tools such as Elasticsearch, Logstash, Filebeat, Metricbeat

+ Monitoring tools such as Kibana, Grafana, Splunk and Dynatrace

+ Public and hybrid cloud infrastructure, preferably Azure, GCP and AWS

**Req #:**


**Address Line 1:**

7601 Penn Avenue South







**Job Level:**

Manager with Direct Reports

**Employment Category:**

Full Time


Best Buy

**Search Categories:**

Corporate Jobs


Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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