Data Center ACI-Arista Fabric Network Engineer IV

at Retail Business Services
Published September 18, 2023
Location Salisbury, NC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Retail Business Services, ranked No. 25 on Fast Company's 2022 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, is the services company of leading grocery retail group Ahold Delhaize USA, which includes Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop.

Primary Purpose:
The Data Center ACI - Arista Fabric Network Engineer will provide expertise and leadership in the design and implementation of the technology stack within the Retail Business Services (RBS) Data Centers. This individual will work in a fast-paced and challenging environment leveraging forward-thinking technical engineering expertise in the services area of the enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Lead the overall design and implementation of the technology stack within the RBS Data Centers.
•Develop process, procedures, and maintain documentation for RBS managed data centers.
•Document network infrastructure and environment design and keep updated with changes to the environment.
•Report on the health of the RBS data centers by performing capacity planning and proactively provide recommendations for future growth.
•Manage day to day activities and provide guidance of Managed Service Provider engineers.
•Provide escalated technical support for Managed Service Providers.
•Manage vendor relationship.
•Provide subject matter expertise in the analysis, design and preparation of technology solutions to meet business needs.
•Recommends components for solutions that will work well together across business domains, partner with domain architect or act as the domain architect to ensure adherence to the architectural roadmap.
•Accountable for projects/applications/infrastructure meeting business needs are delivered in a timely,cost-effective manner considering all budget aspects including total cost of ownership.
•Ensures project artifacts are developed as required, this includes working with support organizations and suppliers to ensure proper documentation is created and stored in the procedure's manual or document repository.
•Facilitates/completes the creation of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders.
•Develops complete and robust test plans, cases, and scripts, ensures defects are properly resolved and user acceptance is obtained. Ensures the test scripts and defects are entered and tracked in our department tools.
•Acts as communication point keeping the supplier and business partners informed of infrastructure changes,application changes, data changes or upcoming implementations and ensures business specific impacts are addressed.
•Ensures integration and consideration of assigned business areas against critical business processing,freeze periods, schedule changes, weather events and significant refresh activities.
•Review's business processes to understand capability gaps and opportunities.
•Recommends Innovations and business processes /systems simplifications.
•Builds close relationships with the function heads and their teams. Advise these teams on how technology can be used to match or outpace competitor performance.
•Works as 3rd level support to help resolve issues within area of responsibility.

•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
•5+ years' experience in a senior network engineer/architect role within a data center environment
•3-5 years' experience leading ACI/Arista Fabric Design and Implementation Engagements
•Expert level knowledge in Cisco ACI or Arista fabric architecture and products.
•Expert level knowledge in Data Center architecture
•Experience with Nexus 9K, Arista, and VXLAN
•Demonstrated leadership of large complex project
•Experience with VMWare and server virtualizations
•Strong Routing & Switching skills
•Experience in programming Python and Ansible
•2+ years of equivalent experience in an advanced role or technical capacity, leading teams directly or indirectly
•2+ years of experience for guiding, training, or onboarding team members in relevant technologies, capabilities, or skills

Preferred Qualifications:
•Post graduate degree, advanced training and or certifications in relevant field/s of study.
•3+ years of experience in Agile teams and Product/Platform based operating model.
•3+ years of experience in leading teams or advancing technical capability in teams.
•Experience in retail or grocery.

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Retail Business Services currently provides services to five omnichannel grocery brands, including Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Retail Business Services leverages the scale of the local brands to drive synergies and provide industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we foster a community of belonging where everyone is valued.

Retail Business Services is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. As important as what we do is how we do it. Our team embodies our values of Courage, Care, Teamwork, Integrity and Humor in everything that they do. We have a culture of care that values and celebrates the qualities and perspectives that make us all unique.

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