Senior DevOps Engineer – Linux/Chef

Senior DevOps Engineer – Linux/Chef

We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.


Whether you design clothes or business strategies, crunch numbers, lead projects or write code, we have a place for you at our Seattle headquarters. And we think Seattle is a pretty great place to live. More than just rainy days and coffee, Seattle has it all — mountains and beaches, arts and parks, music and film. It’s made up of quirky neighborhoods, award-winning restaurants, and thriving industry. Come see for yourself!

A Senior Engineer is
part of a key team of Nordstrom Technology professionals that applies
scientific, mathematical and social principles to design, build, and maintain
technology products, devices, systems and solutions. These technology products
and solutions provide amazing customer experiences while meeting the needs of
the business.

A day in
the life…

As an Linux Platform engineer
you will be working as part of a larger team of engineers delivering platform solutions
to application teams. You will deliver scalable, resilient solutions for
applications leveraging packaged and open source solutions. Repetitive tasks
are your enemy and automation is your ally.

  • You
    design and deploy Linux platforms for Nordstrom.
  • You
    implement and champion a devops mindset through infrastructure as code, and are
    willing to collaborate with others to do the same
  • You
    work closely with partner teams and demonstrate a commitment to their success.
    This includes mentoring, teaching others, and forming relationships required to
    grow as a Nordstrom team member
  • You
    are comfortable with writing tests and verifying the code and configurations
    you create
  • You
    exhibit a strong desire to learn new tools, technologies, and processes and
    drive acceptance and adoption amongst your peers by doing
  • You
    have an understanding of the core ideals embodied in Continuous Integration and
    Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), including “everything under source control”,
    “automate everything”, and “quality is everyone’s job”
  • You
    work in a team environment to provide rotating 24X7 support of engineering
    platform services

You own this if you have…

  • Expert
    knowledge of the Linux operating system, and can help develop a roadmap and
    strategy for our platforms as we create a Platform as a Service (PaaS) at
  • Expert
    level experience with Chef or similar configuration management tool to manage
    infrastructure as code
  • Familiarity
    working with Amazon AWS
  • Experience
    using continuous delivery pipelines and creating unit tests for infrastructure
  • Strong,
    demonstrated use of Java, Javascript, Ruby, Bash, or Powershell
    programming/scripting languages to automate all the things
  • Experience
    with source control systems such as Git
  • Understanding
    of software development methodologies and practices, including agile
    development, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • 5+
    Years of system administration experience on mission-critical, enterprise level
  • 3+
    Years of Red Hat Administration experience.
    Certification preferred.
  • Working
    knowledge of BigIP and Solaris administration is a plus
  • Experience
    troubleshooting performance on multi-hosted, physical, and virtual platforms
  • BS in
    Computer Science or a related field preferred

We’ve got you covered…

As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(K) savings and profit sharing plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.



Date Posted
03/01/2017, 6:29:01 PM

United States-Washington-Seattle

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