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3M HIS AWS Linux DevOps Engineer

Company: 3M Companies
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
AWS Linux DevOps Engineer
Our team is AWS focused and encompasses multiple environments and platforms in the cloud. We are continuing to automate, improve, maintain, and protect the cloud environments that we support to ensure that they run as efficiently as possible. Our products leverage the latest and greatest Cloud technologies because we're on the leading edge of Big Data analysis and next generation data science in the Healthcare field. We are looking for individuals that will help refine solutions incorporating CI/CD for zero down time deployments with a heavy focus on security and product uptime.
Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"The impact 3M has on people's lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M's global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change." - Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You Will Make
As a AWS Linux DevOps Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. 3M HIS is constantly raising the bar of accomplishments, identifying improvements, automation opportunities, and enhanced processes. We are seeking people with Cloud experience that will step up and provide new ideas on how to deliver creative solutions in a changing environment with uncompromising integrity with an eye to security while maintaining world-class client service. You need be comfortable with critical and logical thinking, have experience in trouble-shooting system issues, be able to complete individual tasks, and participate as part of a small team. Our priority is enhancing our teams to have the tools and processes to deliver Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment into Amazon Web Services.
Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Creating automation to manage services and systems in AWS: commercial, FOSS-based and internally developed products and services
  • Creating and developing solutions for monitoring and support required to provision, update and maintain complex, high-availability applications. Experience developing using industry-standard tools for Linux and AWS, including Puppet, python, and other orchestration tools within the AWS ecosystem.
  • Architecting systems for security, scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Developing and implementing strategies for versioning of scripts, code, and automation
  • Functioning as liaison with development groups to highlight security, architecture and operational perspectives to the SDLC, and provide deliverables on schedule.
  • Supporting internal and external customers, corporate IT, and vendor IT providing a high level of service and pushing projects to completion. This includes supporting upgrades and resolution of production problems in a timely manner for operational systems.
  • Collaborating with developers, vendors, and professional organizations to implement new systems and services using the latest tools
  • Occasionally working after hours and weekends as emergencies, deployments or on-call support requires
  • Willingness to be part of an on-call rotation
  • Performing as subject matter expert and cross-team coordinator for assigned products.
  • Actively participating in relevant corporate programs/initiatives, complies with professional and quality standards, complies with corporate policies and procedures, and acts in a manner consistent with 3M's values and ethical standards.

    Your Skills and Expertise
    To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
    • OR
    • High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start and fourteen (14) years of experience in software industry and operations
    • Seven (7) years' experience deploying and supporting monitoring solutions in co-located facilities, managed virtual, and in public and private clouds.
    • Five (5) years' experience supporting Linux based applications in hosted environments.
    • Five (5) years' experience supporting Linux operating systems and solutions using automation.
    • One (1) year deploying and managing systems in AWS

      Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science, or a Graduate technical degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
      • AWS Associate, or higher, certification desired.
      • Demonstrated advanced experience with deployment, maintenance, monitoring, debugging and troubleshooting using Amazon Web Services (AWS) CLI and SDKs, AWS Code* suite, Puppet or similar tools, and virtual machine environments in cloud systems
      • Demonstrated experience with Linux Server administration, CentOS and Red Hat Linux, and scripting or programming such as bash, Python or Ruby.
      • Demonstrated experience with automation and development related to the deployment and maintenance of Linux based servers and services. Including, but not limited to, networking within a cloud environment, implementing security measures within a least privileged security model, and supporting custom applications in a highly available 24/7 environment using common development and system administration tools such as CloudWatch, Ansible, GitLab (or codecommit), CloudFormation, AWS CDK, and more.
      • Experience building and supporting both new and existing CI/CD pipelines within the AWS ecosystem.
      • Demonstrated experience with ELK
      • Experience with data formats like XML, YAML, JSON, REST APIs
      • Experience with load balancing, proxies, certificate management, networking and autoscaling
      • Knowledge of high availability and disaster recovery methods for complex applications deployed in multiple regions within a cloud environment.
      • Knowledge of standard system administrator functions such as server build-outs, monitoring, patch/security updates, antivirus, backups, restores, asset management, 24X7 support, etc.
      • Unwavering operational focus to provide excellent service to our customers
      • Highly motivated individual contributor and team player who can work independently and contribute to the operational maturity of the team
      • Creative problem-solving skills that require minimum supervisory prompting
      • Documentation skills and use of tools like JIRA, Visio, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel, Wiki, etc.
      • Great communication skills both written and oral
      • Ownership of tasks and projects with 100% follow through to completion
      • Ability to follow and create process where there are none
      • Experience in handling and securing sensitive information and data
      • Experience in the healthcare field
      • Ability to solve problems in a logical, methodical, and time efficient manneAbility to direct and influence others

        Location: HIS office or Remote
        Travel: Some travel may be required
        Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
        Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
        Supporting Your Well-being
        3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
        Resources for You
        For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at
        Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at or on Twitter @3M.
        Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.
        Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.
        Pay & Benefits Overview:
        3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
        Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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