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Sr Infrastructure Engineer - Linux, Mooresville, North Carolina

Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
Address1000 Lowes Boulevard
Lowe's Technology organization believes that in-person collaboration is highly effective and helps build relationships and strengthens our culture. As such, we are leveraging an Open Office approach in how we work, meaning our tech associates will leverage time in the office to focus on highly collaborative activities as well as some remote / work from home time for autonomous endeavors. Each role has different business-driven collaboration needs that will require in-office presence.

Job Summary:
The primary purpose of this role is to provide platform (Linux/Windows) support to our internal Corporate business partners. Our focus is on the build, run, and support of these business critical systems.
This includes responsibility for translating business requirements and functional specifications into technical requirements and delivering integrated and sustainable designs for designated infrastructure systems. This role supports multiple, somewhat complex projects across areas simultaneously, often leading one or more project independently. This includes collaboration with cross-functional partners as well as senior leadership. This role is expected to support multiple platforms within a single infrastructure engineering domain (e.g., network, storage, platform, database, middleware, mainframe).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive stability into our infrastructure, next generation capabilities, provide mentorship and technical support to the teams, and create and maintain system documentation.
  • Translates requirements and functional specifications into technical requirements that support integrated and sustainable designs for designated infrastructure systems
  • Collaborates with architects and engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable system designs
  • Provides consultation and technical advice on IT infrastructure planning and engineering for assigned systems; assesses the implications of Technology strategies on infrastructure capabilities
  • Writes, reviews, and validates clear technical specifications and documentation
  • Develops or modifies infrastructure solutions within designated computing environments while offering guidance and mentorship to more junior team members
  • Develops and validates system design prototypes, ensuring system designs adhere to company architecture standards
  • Leads the building of hardware and/or software configurations and prepares system components for installation to the infrastructure
  • Develops, validates, and executes infrastructure tests to identify system errors and ensure solutions meet functional specifications
  • Leads effort to deliver the validation and testing of components of larger infrastructure systems and revises key system components based on test results as appropriate
  • Leads the implementation and maintenance of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems to ensure successful deployment and operation; develops and documents detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services
  • Collaborates with Technology partners to help define and understand target strategies
  • Evaluates new service options, identifies issues and impacts, and makes recommendations on feasibility and ROI
  • Provides post-implementation support, making system enhancements as needed
  • Estimates resource requirements for technical design and testing efforts, develops system support plans, schedules, and assignments, and manages project components and schedules while mitigating project risks as appropriate
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to more junior level engineers; may provide feedback and direction on specific engineering tasks
  • • 5 years of experience in SRE / System Administration

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field (or equivalent work experience in a related field)
• 5 years of experience in an IT support environment with technical experience in distributed technologies and systems development
• 2 years of infrastructure engineering experience working across multiple domains, platforms, or specialty areas
• 2 years of experience leading projects with or without direct reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Subject Matter Expert in the Linux platform.
  • Working knowledge in the Windows platform.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Extensive hands-on scripting & automation experience in application Infrastructure provisioning & deployment in private and public cloud environments.
  • Understanding of microservices, application servers, web servers, messaging servers ,NOSQL and SQL database technologies.
  • Understanding of various storage technologies
  • Working knowledge of HyperConverged environments
  • Experience with VMWare technologies
  • Experience in mentoring and training junior engineers.
  • Experience gathering and documenting business requirements of application characteristics, including third-party software requirements, backend resources, and implementation approaches.


About Lowe's:
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associat

Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.