Cloud Systems Engineer/Architect

Location: Midvale , Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.NOV.2018


Do you want to make an impact on the future of eCommerce and blockchain technologies? Who We Are: We are located just minutes away from Sa...


Do you want to make an impact on the future of eCommerce and blockchain technologies?

Who We Are:

We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five national parks. Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology like our award-winning retail app (with amazing AR functionality) and leading blockchain and machine learning technologies. Our team embodies unique values and diverse perspectives, making Overstock a hidden treasure in the tech industry.

Our Mission:

Overstock's mission is to use, build, and find cutting-edge technology that helps connect people with products and services in new and unexpected ways. Our website offers millions of brand name products at discount prices to inspire people to make their dream homes a reality.

Job Responsibilities

* Implement and operate Overstock's Private Cloud platforms

* Develop and integrate with software for using, orchestrating, and operating the Overstock Private Cloud

* Maintain system availability and capacity at acceptable levels

* Understand the many components that make up the Overstock Private Cloud including: compute, network, storage, databases, orchestration, metering and more

* Assist in the evaluation and recommendation of cloud-related software, components, and technologies

* Integrate Overstock's systems with other private and public clouds

* Assist as needed in the operational support Overstock's production web site

* Assist in the support and training of operational teams who use and who support others in using the Overstock Private Cloud

* Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.

* Follow legal policies as directed.

Job Requirements

Have familiarity with virtualization concepts, cloud technologies and related software

* Experience in using Openstack and/or other Cloud platforms

* Experience building, operating and supporting highly scalable, highly-availabile systems

* Familarity with networking/routing concepts, load balancers, DNS, and client-server models

* Functional understanding or experience in using several of the following software components:

* Openstack

* Keystone

* Nova

* Glance

* Cinder

* Neutron Networking

* Horizon

* Ceilometer

* MySQL/MariaDB

* Galera

* Rabbit-MQ

* Ceph / RedHat Ceph Storage

* Cassandra

* Zookeeper

* Pacemaker / Heartbeat Clustering

* QEMU / KVM Virtualization

* Oracle VM Virtualization

* Oz

* Ansible

* Docker

* MongoDB


System design

Openstack and related software

System administration and tuning

Server virtualization

Databases and SQL


Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field


Must have RedHat Certified System Administrator credential (or similar). Redhat Certified Engineer credential (or similar) preferred. Other useful certification include Openstack from RedHat, Mirantis or similar organization

What We Offer:

* LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ

* Onsite Daycare Center

* 401k (6% match)

* Onsite Health Clinic

* Flexible Schedules

* Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program

* Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers

* Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar

* Indoor Bike Storage

* Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park

* Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg and Jason Mraz)

* Medical, Dental, Vision coverage

* Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe

* Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage

* Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services

* Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans

* Overstock Women's Network (OWN)

* Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee election

What We Value:

* Wellness & Balance

* Sustainability

* Corporate Social Responsibility

* Innovation - Discussed on Medium, Digital Trends, and Digital Commerce 360.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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