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Sr Linux Engineer

Framingham, Massachusetts, United States

Job ID 3250 Category Technology, E-Commerce & Data Science Date posted 02/16/2024 Remote On-site

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together. 

Our digital solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services.

Join our Infrastructure Team and deliver resiliency and reliability to our organization.

What you’ll be doing:

The Senior Linux Engineer will work collaboratively with multiple platform and business teams in overall support of the Staples environment. This position will report to the Sr. Manager for Linux Platform Engineering. This role will also assist in the design and support of key business projects. Key responsibilities include driving the best technical solution across multiple Staples initiatives. The Linux Systems Engineer must have a proven track record managing technical initiatives, and the ability to work closely with different business groups, both onshore and off. The Linux Systems Engineer should be well versed in multiple technologies and experience managing large enterprises. The Linux Systems Engineer will be key in driving the Staples business objectives forward.

What you bring to the table:

  • Planning, installing, configuring, supporting, and optimizing Linux systems. 
  • Participate in monthly compliance reporting and management of systems to Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security requirements.
  • Designing and implementing system to system interconnectivity with high availability and fault tolerance, as well as Domain authentication and various services
  • Experience in the developing server automation solutions, including automated builds, server maintenance and run-book automation.  This would include (but not be limited to) using Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, etc.

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience as a System Engineer Supporting Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • 5+ years of experience operating / managing RedHat Satellite
  • 5+ years of experience with VMWare, vCenter and vSphere
  • Advanced scripting and programming experience (shell, awk, perl, python)
  • Advanced experience with Clustering solutions, preferably Veritas Cluster Server Ability to work in team setting as well as independently.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security requirements
  • Ability to adapt and learn / take on new responsibilities and challenges.
  • Good communication skills with both technical and management teams

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting multiple hardware platforms, preferably Cisco UCS and HP
  • Experience with various Networking technologies, Infoblox, DNS, DHCP, Firewalls and Load Balancers
  • Experience with Databases (Oracle, DB2 & SQL server).
  • Experience with Couchbase, Hadoop, Mongo DB
  • Experience with various storage management solutions, HP and EMC preferred.
  • Knowledge of network monitoring and tools

We Offer: 

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center
  • Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits

At Staples, “inclusion” is an action word. It represents what we do to ensure that all employees feel valued and supported to contribute to their fullest potential. When we operate inclusively, diversity naturally follows. This is why we work hard to foster an inclusive culture, as we seek employees with unique and varied perspectives and areas of expertise. The result is a better workplace and innovative thinking that helps us exceed our customers’ expectations -- through the power of the people behind our iconic brand.

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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