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Staff Systems Engineer - Red Hat Satellite



Software Engineering
Ashburn, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in payments and technology, with over 259 billion payments transactions flowing safely between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities in more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive while driven by a common purpose – to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.

Make an impact with a purpose-driven industry leader. Join us today and experience Life at Visa.

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • We are seeking a dedicated individual who will be responsible for Satellite infrastructure management, including automation and engineering activities.

  • The candidate should possess extensive knowledge on Satellite, automation tools like Ansible and should be capable of managing the Satellite infrastructure through GitOps technology.

  • Candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining and improving our infrastructure to move towards latest technology.

  • Candidate will work closely with various teams, including infrastructure, product development, security and Linux engineering.

  • Ability to understand and address the unique needs of each team will be crucial for success in this position.

  • Ensure high availability and performance of satellite infrastructures to meet or exceed our stringent SLA requirements.

  • Good Knowledge on Latest DB tech - Postgres, Mongo DB, SQL

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications

• 5+ years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD, OR 8+ years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
• Minimum of 6 to 8 years of hands-on experience working as a platform engineer, automation Engineer or similar role.
• Extensive experience in Satellite infrastructure management along with Ansible, including playbooks development, roles and module usage.
• Solid understanding of devops principles and practices including CI/CD pipelines.
• Experience with cloud platforms, Google, Microsoft, and AWS.
• Programming Skills: Having programming skills in languages like Python, yaml , Go, or Java and scripting can be beneficial, especially for roles that involve developing applications that run on Kubernetes.
Solid knowledge on Linux Operating systems, NGINX, DB - Postgres, SQL.
Logging and monitoring knowledge - Splunk, Elastic, SCOM, Prometheus.
• Good knowledge on Network, FW, Load balancers.

Additional Information

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 119,100.00 to 172,600.00 USD per year, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.