Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description

Shopify is looking for an Infrastructure Engineer that is passionate about solving complex business challenges and is ready to redefine storage services.
The ideal candidate will have experience designing and managing infrastructure at scale, as well as experience with tooling and automation for provisioning, monitoring, and managing the environment.
This position will be part of the Infrastructure Engineering team that creates, implements and supports solutions enabling the company to grow rapidly and connect the world.

Requirements for the role:

    • System administration experience working in a Linux and Windows environment
    • Experience in shell scripting and coding in at least one of the following languages: PHP, Ruby, Python
    • Comfortable working with common monitoring and configuration management tools such as Chef and Ansible
    • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP
    • Experience with Enterprise Storage, such as NetApp
    • Experience with Software Defined Storage solutions
    • Understanding of storage protocols including NFS, SMB, SCSI-3, NVMe, S3
    • Detail oriented and ability to execute in a fast-paced environment

Relevant experience for the role:

    • Developing storage automation, and monitoring tools using Python, Perl, or Ruby
    • Server virtualization and/or container platforms such as VMware, OpenStack, Docker
    • Designing, implementing and supporting object stores

Projects you could work on:

    • Build, scale, and secure Shopify’ corporate infrastructure, focusing specifically on the Linux environment
    • Combine open-source and commercial technologies to build services that will have an impact on the business
    • Work in a heterogeneous environment containing diverse operating systems and applications, and make them work well together
    • Find ways to leverage the scale Shopify’s Offices infrastructure to solve problems for Enterprise customers
    • Be the final escalation point for issues related to Windows, Enterprise Linux, Virtualization, and Storage systems
    • Produce systems that are scalable, automated, and well-documented, and train others to take on operations
    • Understand application and business requirements to create storage service offerings to enable the company's massive growth and wide variety of business use cases
    • Design next generation storage solutions based on enterprise, commodity, and open source hardware and software offerings to provide the most efficient and powerful platforms
    • Develop tooling and automation to enable self-service consumption and moving fast with operations at scale
    • Manage storage infrastructure and services consisting of a mixture of enterprise appliances, networks, and open source technologies
If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of Shopify, click the “Apply” button to submit your application and answer the extra question on the following page. Please address your cover letter to Tuesday Laporte.
Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.
This posting will be closed on May 4th, 2018