Best Buy Careers For Platform Engineer – Messaging

Best Buy

Job Description:

We are looking for a well-rounded engineer that has the experience and is willing to learn more about modern and innovative platforms such as Apache Kafka, IBM MQ, and RabbitMQ.  The Platform-Messaging Engineer will focus on providing engineering and operations for existing and future event streaming and messaging platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Automate and provision messaging services in private and public clouds leveraged by Best Buy
  • Automate the installation, configuration operation, and monitoring of messaging systems using a wide variety of open source tools
  • Build, scale and secure Best Buy messaging platforms focused specifically on a fully automated Linux environment
  • Develop scripts leveraging scripting technologies such as Chef, Ansible, and cloud native API’s
  • Perform zero downtime deployments and configuration changes across multiple globally distributed origins
  • The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated experience in managing and supporting an enterprise and will develop or have very strong knowledge about Cloud and Platform for Messaging technologies, automation, and highly available and secure designs.
  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • Clear understanding of cloud services provided by major vendors and experience integrating private and public clouds
  • Engineer messaging 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 messaging platforms are resilient, reliable, and stable
  • Collaborate, communicate and work across various geographies and time zones

Qualification & Experience:

  • 4 or more years of experience in Linux systems engineering and administration
  • 1 or more years of experience using automation and configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, and Puppet
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in IT, Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with event streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka, Confluent Kafka, or Google Cloud Pub/Sub
  • Experience with messaging technologies such as RabbitMQ or IBM MQ
  • Experience in at least one scripting language such as JavaScript, LinuxUnix shell scripting,, and Python
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Logstash, Filebeat, Metricbeat, and monitoring tools like Kibana, Grafana, and Splunk
  • Experience with public and hybrid cloud infrastructure, preferably Azure, GCP, and AWS
  • Experience utilizing industry standard technologies and methods to ensure integrity and recoverability of platforms
  • Experience leveraging development pipelines, DevOps philosophies and working with infrastructure-as-code

Job Details

Company: Best Buy

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Engineering ,Information Technology

Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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