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Platform Engineer - Automation (REMOTE)

Company: Navy Federal Credit Union
Location: Winchester
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Virtual Server Engineering (VSE) team provides infrastructure design, implementation, and management for virtualized infrastructure and the supporting physical server infrastructure. These services include virtualization platforms, disaster recovery, migration, automation, monitoring, and optimization of the virtual environment.
Virtual Server Engineering uses Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles and engineering discipline to design, build and maintain large-scale Virtual Environments with high efficiency and availability using the combination of software and systems engineering practices. In this position, you will leverage an SRE mindset and set of engineering approaches to running better production systems and optimizations, with efforts focused on limiting time spent on reactive operational work, eliminating manual work through automation, performance tuning, and growing the efficiency of production systems. Our Virtual Server Engineers are responsible for the big picture of how our systems relate and communicate; Virtual Server Engineering currently employs two primary products: VMware vSphere and Cisco UCS (Unified Computing System).
VSEs' culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving, and openness is essential to its success. We encourage everyone to collaborate, both within and outside our team, think big, and take risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects while striving to build an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn and grow.
Design, implement, and support large-scale Virtual Environments (e.g., VMware, Nutanix, OpenShift Virtualization, Hyper-V), including engaging in and improving the whole lifecycle of services - from inception and design to deployment, operation, and refinement, and through decommissioning.
Cisco, HP, Dell), including engaging in and improving the whole lifecycle of services - from inception and design to deployment, operation, and refinement, and through decommissioning.
Identify opportunities to leverage and implement automation and Infrastructure as Code to provision and maintain our virtual environment and increase customer enablement. Leverage automation to reduce the number of manual processes performed to have more time to focus on value-added work.
Support and maintain services and systems before they go live and when in production, including monitoring availability, latency, performance, and system health.
Create, update, and maintain documentation reflecting all virtual environments' architecture, configuration, and operation.
Provide incident and ticket responses and participate in an On-Call rotation.
BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent experience.
Strong firsthand experience with large-scale Virtual Environments (e.g., VMware, Nutanix, OpenShift Virtualization, Hyper-V).
Experience with containerization of software services (e.g., Experience with scripting languages (e.g., JavaScript, Python, Bash, and PowerCLI).
Experience with Automation software (e.g., Ansible, Packer, Terraform, Azure Automation).
General knowledge of both networking and storage systems.
Interest in crafting, analyzing, and improving large-scale Virtual Environments.
Experience with multiple virtual environment platforms.
Familiar with Agile methodology.
Experience with Cloud Platforms such as AWS and Azure.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM
And we're looking for team members who are passionate about our mission-making a difference in military members' and their families' lives. Military Times 2022 Best for Vets Employers
--- WayUp Top 100 Internship Programs
--- Forbes-- 2022 The Best Employers for New Grads
--- Fortune Best Workplaces for Women
--- Computerworld-- Best Places to Work in IT
--- Ripplematch Campus Forward Award - Excellence in Early Career Hiring
--- Fortune Best Place to Work for Financial and Insurance Services
Equal Employment Opportunity: Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace. Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans. EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
Disclaimers: Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need. Navy Federal Credit Union assesses market data to establish salary ranges that enable us to remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range, based on your experience, location and market position
Bank Secrecy Act: Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.

Keywords: Navy Federal Credit Union, Leesburg , Platform Engineer - Automation (REMOTE), Engineering , Winchester, Virginia

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