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Senior Systems Engineer(Cloud)

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

WHO YOU ARE

We are hiring a Senior Systems Engineer to enhance our capabilities of Cloud team of China Digital Hub.

The team of Cloud Center of Excellence are here to provide automated, self-service, secure and reliable public, hybrid, private cloud services, enabling IKEA CHINA Digital to use modern technologies and deliver compelling products & services, open source when applicable, in a cost-conscious way using best practices, thus allowing focus on feature delivery rather than infrastructure.

Senior Systems Engineer in Cloud team is expected work in an international environment together with experts from China and Sweden, building a cloud native platform to promote engineering efficiency, security and automation of development pipelines. AliCloud and Azure China will be the main public cloud platform and most of the development and operation works will be done on top of container and Kubernetes.

Besides public Cloud mentioned above, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) background is also a plus. In addition, solid experience on top of Kubernetes and associated ECO system is desired, including but not limited to Helm, Operator, Prometheus, Build-pack. Mid-level programming skill is required to build the automation platform, preferable but not limited to golang, python and java, as we know the programming skill matters more than the language itself.

We are expecting the candidate is with clear mind, result oriented with communication skill, and with necessary leadership to coach and mentor non-senior co-workers on accomplishing complex missions.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for developing, running, monitoring and supporting the assigned Product or Service using the right toolsets required in order to deliver according to requirements
• Design, develop and deliver a technology service through automation and self-service capabilities for efficiency, availability and usability
• Design and educate in ways of working for other engineers encouraging good practices to meet consumer expectations on Service delivery
• Maintain the provisioning, life cycle management and operation of environments in order to fulfil the service commitments
• Ensure and review systems compliance towards legislations, policies or other requirements in order to stay compliant
• Take the lead in change activities in different environments in order to secure functionality and availability, coaching other team members through the process
• Drive and deliver tests, performance analysis, configuration management and creation of functional/feature specifications to improve the Product/Service delivery
• Take responsibility for cooperation and align key stakeholders within Ingka and Inter-IKEA Systems with interdependencies towards Group Digital to develop Product/Service design and technical roadmaps
• Contribute with expertise to the various Product Teams in tasks that require optimisation/modifications to the current design
• Lead in promoting and advocating good engineering practices within an agile/iterative development approach in order to improve time to market
• Onboard, coach and mentor engineers in order to secure transfer of competence and enable a high performing team
• Proactively manage relevant organisational processes, to drive an intended outcome
• Ensure that Services are built according to best practices by continually learning from and benchmarking against industry standards to continuously validate and improve deliverables

TOGETHER AS A TEAM

We’re the ones who make it possible for people to have a smarter life at home and a hassle-free and rewarding shopping experience. Together we work to find new digital solutions for every business need to help make IKEA a great and efficient place to work. We like to think of ourselves as innovative and modern, and we believe that nothing would actually work without us.

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