1+ months

Cloud/VMware Engineer

Framingham, MA 01701

At Staples 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. If you want to be on the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the 21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples Technical Operations & Cloud Engineering Team provides resilient and efficient infrastructure for the business applications as well as associated critical support of these platforms. We continuously maximize our value through optimizing our efficiencies, expanding abilities, improving agility, and skillsets of the team to best support evolving business requirements. Technology Operations and Cloud Engineering (TOCE) is responsible for the Architecture, Engineering, and Operations of Staples core IT infrastructure, network, telephony, and collaboration platforms. Additionally, the team supports Staples eCommerce platforms and nearly 200 locations including corporate, sales offices, and supply chain facilities across North America as well as 1102 US Retail stores from a network and telephony perspective.

**VMware/Cloud Engineer**

Looking for a passionate VMware/Cloud Engineer who will work collaboratively with multiple platform and application teams in overall support of the Staples infrastructure as we migrate our applications from on-premises to Microsofts Azure public cloud. The key responsibilities include driving the best technical solution across multiple Staples initiatives with an automation mindset.

**What Youll Do**

+ Architectural planning within the converged infrastructure domain, with a primary focus on VMware.

+ Oversee the service provider with a primary focus on VMware, ensuring the team is following the proper architectural standards.

+ Designing system interconnectivity with high availability and fault tolerance, as well as domain authentication and various services.

+ Consolidating/rationalizing the ESX environments as the on-premises workloads are migrated to Azure Cloud.

+ Providing reports and metrics for leadership related to services and projects in the Converged Infrastructure/VMware space.

+ Plan and ensure periodic ESX environments maintenance/patching as required.

+ Embrace automation first mindset and attitude towards managing infrastructure as code.

+ Lead high impact enterprise wide projects as we move our workloads to Azure public cloud.

+ Participate in monthly compliance reporting and management of systems to Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security requirements.


**Who You Are?**

The passionate VMware/Cloud Engineer must have a proven track record managing technical initiatives, and the ability to work closely with different business groups, both onshore and offshore. The optimal candidate is someone who is well versed in multiple technologies and experienced with managing large enterprise environment, both on-premises and in public cloud through automation.

**The Skills You Bring**

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field.

+ 7+ years experience as a Systems Engineer supporting VMware.

+ Experience supporting multiple hardware platforms, preferably vBlock, Cisco UCS and HPE.

+ Advanced scripting and programming experience (shell, awk, perl, python).

+ Hands on experience working in public cloud, preferably Microsoft Azure.

+ Modern automation tool experience with tools like Puppet/Ansible/Chef or Terraform.

+ Ability to adapt and learn / take on new responsibilities and challenges in cloud.

+ Ability to work in team setting as well as independently. Experience working with both offshore and remote teams.

+ Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to concurrently manage multiple deadline-driven tasks and projects; self-starter.

+ Experience organizing, assembling and leading teams from multiple IT groups.

+ Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security requirements.

+ Well-rounded technical acumen, strong troubleshooting and analysis skills.

+ Good communication skills with both technical and management teams.

_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_

_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._


Posted: 2020-06-30 Expires: 2020-08-29

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