Starbucks Coffee Company senior cloud engineer, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Must have 8+ years over overall IT infrastructure and delivery experience

  • Must have 3+ years of experience building highly available, scalable cloud based platform and infrastructure for cloud native systems.

  • Must have hands-on experience with AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platforms

  • Must have experience with Build Tools, CI/CD, DevOps and Agile principals

  • Working knowledge of :

  • Configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible etc

  • Federated Security, Identity, SAML, Single Sign On, IAM etc.

  • Networking and Load Balancers, Firewalls, VPCs, VPNs, DNS OSI Layers etc.

  • Infrastructure and Application logging and monitoring technologies (New Relic, Splunk, etc)

Basic Qualifications

Basic qualifications for this role are:

  • Bachelor's Degree in information systems or a related field.

  • Deep expertise in Public Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Cloud Foundry, Open Shift, Docker – IaaS, PaaS) and internal hosting infrastructure (server, storage, networking, etc.).

  • Candidate must have strong technical fluency; comfort understanding and discussing architectural concepts with management, architects, developers and systems & applications engineering teams.

  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies such as Scrum.

  • Curiosity to understand how things work and how they can be improved.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Leadership and Communication:

  • Leads by example – with confidence, a positive attitude, patience, honesty and integrity

  • Drives decision-making that favours compromise and alignment over consensus-building

  • Excellent organization and facilitation skills; ability to adapt approach to different types of engagements

  • Experience in definition, assessment, and optimization of IT processes (SDLC,ITIL,etc)

  • Ability to engage in difficult conversations that result in positive, actionable outcomes

  • Seeks and provides honest, transparent feedback

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with strong interpersonal skills and interact with all levels of the organization.

Acumen and Learning Agility:

  • Deep understanding of cloud native designs and operations practices

  • Follows industry technology trends and how they apply to Starbucks Technology

  • Influence vendor product roadmaps based on Starbucks Technology requirements

  • Evangelize emerging technology to internal and external audiances

  • Drive the future planning for core system upgrades/departures to new solution designs

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.