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Marriott Senior Platform Engineer, Kubernetes Engineering in Juneau, Alaska

Job Number 24113432

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Sr. Platform Engineer, Kubernetes will drive the delivery and operations to deploy and scale the Kubernetes Platform. This role serves as a subject matter expert and will join a team of engineers building out this platform for the enterprise. Supported by a team of engineers, the ideal candidate has engineered large scale platform-as-a-service products and is highly skilled in solving problems through software development practices.

We are transforming the way technology is managed at Marriott. Automation, DevOps, and long-term product iteration will be the new standards as we seek to enable rapid innovation, speed-to-market, and proactive security and operations. With leaders who have driven this transformation elsewhere, we need engineers who are excited about evolving the organization and setting the gold standard. We are early in this journey and thought leadership, with the ability to bring others along, is key.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in an engineering or computer science discipline and/or equivalent experience/certification

  • 6+ years of technology experience with a blend of deep technical knowledge and a customer-focused mindset that also includes:

  • 3+ years in an engineering role as a strategic thinker that relates technology solutions to customer use cases

  • 3+ years experience working with DevOps, CI/CD, GitOps, Agile methodologies

  • 2+ years’ experience with Public Cloud technology stacks such as AWS, Azure, GCP or Alibaba.

  • 2+ years’ experience with containers– Kubernetes solution design, deployment, management and orchestration across multi-cloud environment

  • 2+ years’ experience driving highly technical architecture, and driving outcomes with automation through Infrastructure as Code using Terraform, GitOps(Argo), and Helm

  • Ability to design end to end architecture that supports 99.99% service availability with performance and cost considerations

Preferred:

  • Proven experience with at least one higher level programming language: Go, Java, Python, or similar

  • Excellent technical knowledge of current & emerging infrastructure systems & standards

  • Strong knowledge of the available tools, software, applications, and systems for attaining best-in-class technology platforms across the enterprise.

  • Proven ability to create constructive relationships, influence, and communicate (to product team, engineering management, and non-technical staff).

  • Significant experience in the design, implementation and operational support of mission critical solutions

  • Demonstrated experience delivering technology solutions in a fast-paced, deadline driven enterprise environment

  • Demonstrated experience learning and applying new technologies to solve business needs

  • Excellent problem-solving skills working independently and through leading outcomes for cross functional teams

  • Infrastructure DevOps experience including self-healing methodologies

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Help lead and execute deployment, automation, maintenance, and management of cloud infrastructure to ensure security, performance, and availability of production systems.

  • Assist with identifying, capturing and maintaining cloud and automation operational metrics.

  • Leverage expertise to efficiently code solutions and to continuously improve products and solutions to be scalable and highly available.

  • Automate everything, from right sizing (VM, Disks, Storage Tiers), self-service and real-time spend visibility.

  • Review issues logs and metrics to identify trends and solutions that should be implemented.

  • Maintain in-depth documentation of activities and system configuration and review documentation of junior / other engineers

  • Proactively perform troubleshooting, resolution, and problem analysis.

  • Participate in architectural discussions to help Application Teams make the most efficient choices.

  • Maintain industry knowledge and enhance subject matter expertise, identify trends and changes in technology and automation strategies.

  • Assist with interviewing talent, provide peer reviews/feedback frequently and foster a modern engineering culture.

  • Managing Priorities and Delivery

  • Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work

  • Provide technical leadership for successful platform and project implementations

  • Assist with determining priorities, schedules, plans and necessary resources to complete projects on schedule

  • Assist with reviewing vendor proposals and selecting appropriate vendor for services/technologies

  • Understand and meet the needs of key stakeholders

  • Communicate concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand

  • Demonstrate an understanding of business priorities

  • Support achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

  • Perform other reasonable duties as required for this position

California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038 to $209,169 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038 to $190,154 annually.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $116,205 to $209,169 annually.

New York Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038 to $209,169 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038 to $209,169 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 28 days after the date of this posting, June 28, 2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.

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