Do you love technology and know how to use it? Do you thrive on the daily challenges of working in a constantly evolving field?
For members of Best Buy's Information Technology Team, the answer is "Yes." More than techies, our IT team members bring planning, strategy and even communication skills to bear in helping the company grow.
The infrastructure platform team is responsible for supporting and developing Best Buy’s IT server infrastructure, including both operational and project responsibilities.
Reporting to the Unix Platform Lead, you will implement best practice solutions and use your considerable knowledge of Linux to improve processes, designs and services.
You will have the opportunity to work with the team on complex technical problems and implement solutions as you manage and support our enterprise scale Linux server infrastructure.
With an emphasis on oversight and improvement of a diverse array of services, you will be part of a team that makes significant use of automation and monitoring tools as we undertake a wide variety of projects that deliver real quantifiable value to Best Buy Canada.
As a Linux Infrastructure Analyst you will
Take part in project meetings and provide technical expertise on matters relating to the *nix infrastructure requirements and best practices, producing technical documents and implementing project requirements
Provide operational support with an emphasis on task automation, including deployment maintenance , orchestrating and monitoring systems as well as researching, testing and implementing new systems and technologies
Act as a Level 3 escalation point for emergent issues and define and lead problem resolution workflows for Unix related service desk items
Contribute clear and concise environment and change documentation as well as standard operating practice documents (SOP’s) to the infrastructure platform body of knowledge
Work within the ITIL framework
Take part in strategic management of the department, leveraging your significant technical expertise to assist in the definition of department vision and mission
We hope you are passionate about
Innovation as a tech company we are constantly changing and evolving; an openness and willingness to embrace change is critical
Logic and critical thinking we’re largely a data driven company so consideration of all angles and viewpoints is vital
Having fun while being the best we work hard but play harder
The experience we need
Enterprise Linux administration
Shell (BASH) scripting experience
Understanding of network concepts, and the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot connectivity issues
Experience running production in 24 / 7 / 365 operational environments
Experience with multi-datacenter architectures
Fast learner, constant researcher, and the ability to effectively deal with rapidly changing priorities and requirements
Effective communicator with the ability to maintain open communication with other platform team members as well as development staff
Experience writing automated deployment and configuration management scripts. (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Python)
We believe we have the unique opportunity to help customers enrich their lives and pursue their passions with the help of technology