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Expeditors International of Washington

Seattle, WA

Configuration Engineer - Software Infrastructure, IS Core

LocationWashington,Seattle,US, Seattle, Washington 98144
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-06-15
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-01-22

Job Description:

Job Description

The Software Infrastructure group is looking for a Configuration Engineer to join our Enterprise Monitoring team. As a part of this team, you will have the opportunity to participate in the design, development, deployment and maintenance of all aspects of the monitoring tools used to support a Fortune 500 company s truly global 24x7x365 operating environment.

As a Configuration Engineer on our team, you will ensure all our development teams have the tools at their disposal to monitor thousands of systems worldwide both on premise and in the cloud. You will provide tools to empower those teams to be autonomous and creative with their solutions, while ensuring that minimum standards and capabilities are consistently met. You will be innovative and proactive constantly reviewing our current processes, the needs of our customers, with an eye towards ensuring that we are ready for the next great thing.

If you join our team you will:

  • Obsess over your customers and deliver a first-class experience for them
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of highly passionate and talented technologists
  • Drive new ideas, experiment with them, and see them through adoption
  • Take ownership of ambiguous problems, investigate them and deliver solutions for them
  • Learn from others and help grow those in our team to achieve their best
  • Stay informed on emerging trends in the systems monitoring space and serve as an advocate and educator on them to our development teams

If you are someone who is interested in the monitoring/site reliability engineer space who enjoys working in person, experimenting with new ideas and driving them to fruition while working actively with a diverse group of stakeholders, this job is for you!

This position will sit in Seattle, WA. Candidates must be local or willing to relocate.



  • 2+ years experience in Systems Administration or DevOps/Operations role
  • Experience with one or more industry standard monitoring tools such as Elastic Stack (ELK), Grafana, Prometheus, Splunk, DataDog, OpsView or similar
  • Experienced in UNIX/LINUX scripting (PERL, Bash, Python, etc.) and proficient in the Unix command line
  • Excellent verbal skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to a variety of audiences to drive adoption of new platforms to meet business goals
  • Desire to introduce tools that facilitate DevSecOps by providing autonomy to development teams in monitoring their systems while ensuring minimum standards are consistently met
  • Familiar with build and deployment tools such as Gitlab Runners, Jenkins, Ansible, or similar
  • Experience with GitLab, SVN or another source control system


  • Experience with monitoring containerized applications in Azure or GCP strongly preferred
  • Experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems as an individual contributor and technical leader
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Able to formulate and implement a design strategy from a mix of business requirements, concept documents, and verbal descriptions
  • Proficient working with Virtual Machines on premise and in the cloud
  • Familiar with SAFe methodologies
  • Strong grasp of automation tools

Job ID: 8862661844168179718

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