1+ months

Systems Engineer Principal-Infrastructure-Pipeline Atlanta

Atlanta, GA 30339
JobTitle: Systems Engineer Principal-Infrastructure-Pipeline Atlanta
Job ID: 369888_en-us
Salary Range: 0.0- 0.0
Job Category: Technology
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Principal, Systems Engineering, guides the development, maintenance, and support of The Home Depot's technical infrastructure that includes network, hardware, database, and system software components. They have an in-depth understanding of the technology landscape and act as the face of the Systems Engineering group to other areas of the organization. In addition, they provide technical guidance to more junior Systems Engineers.


40% - Strategy & Planning: 
Researches and analyzes business trends and behavioral data to identify opportunities for improvements and new initiatives 
Leads the evaluation, development, and recommendation of specific technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements 
Researches and designs best fit infrastructure, network, database, and security architectures for products 
Guides the proactive creation and maintenance of tools for monitoring and support 
Leads project budgeting, planning, and management across multiple efforts and teams 
Develops and delivers formal training courses 
Visits with operational units (e.g., warehouses, stores, data centers) to understand needs and build relationships 

20% - Delivery & Execution: 
Guides configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure 
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met 
Guides field and corporate roll-outs of technology 
Guides the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs 
Creates and optimizes specifications for complex technology solutions 
Produces and manages purchase requests for hardware and software 
Creates technical white papers and thought leadership 
Creates and enforces process standards 
Leads disaster recovery planning and engineering efforts 
Collaborates with other leaders to drive build versus buy decisions with regard to technology 

30% - Support & Enablement: 
Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure 
Guides technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams 
Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate 
Guides root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions 
Guides maintenance, upgrades, and support for existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability 
Acts as a vendor relationship manager 
Guides the production of in-house documentation around solutions 
Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues 
Provides application support for software running in production 
Guides the creation of scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service 
Acts as a mentor to more junior Systems Engineers 

10% - Learning: 
Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure 
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice) 
Leads learning efforts inside the organization focused on systems engineering 
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations


Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.



Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time


Posted: 2021-02-08 Expires: 2021-05-07

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Systems Engineer Principal-Infrastructure-Pipeline Atlanta

Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA 30339

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