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Sr Staff Engineer - Infrastructure Architect



About our group:


As a part of the strategy team, we work on the next generation of storage solutions and services, enabling new architecture and business models to emerge through the data sphere. Seagate is the leader in enterprise and cloud storage solutions, 40% of the world’s data is stored on Seagate devices.

About the role - you will:


  • Identify, Build and Test large-scale compute & storage architectures.
  • Design & Develop solutions to integrate networking, security, identity, monitoring solutions.
  • Deploy, monitor, and maintain reference architectures for on-prem data center and public cloud infrastructure while working closely with Engineering teams
  • Implement, document and provide best practices for various workloads, including but not limited to Enterprise Backups, Big Data, EDA, Analytics
  • Be hands on with end-to-end engineering, deployment, management, monitoring, and maintenance of compute & storage platforms to ensure optimum health and performance
  • Engage, collaborate, and communicate effectively with variety of stakeholders to deliver the services
  • Automate as many processes as possible, writing tools, scripts, etc as necessary
  • Fully understand the current infrastructure architecture and suggest new solutions

About you:


  • You’re a passionate professional who is up to the challenge of blending the fast-changing technology landscape of Data Storage platforms with multiple data sources
  • Self-starter willing to take the initiative to understand new technologies and solution architectures
  • Ability to triage and multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • High sense of urgency for completion of critical tasks
  • Meticulous organizer with an ever positive and can-do attitude
  • General willingness to jump in and tackle challenges as they arise
  • Always looking to improve processes and willingness to try new methods of improvement

Your experience includes:


  • Experience leading large scale compute infrastructure with hands-on hardware knowledge of compute & storage technologies.
  • Experience and in-depth understanding of Compute, SAN, NAS & Object Storage technologies.
  • Experience with hybrid & cloud infrastructure: compute (hardware), storage & backup, Load Balancing, virtualization, HCI, AWS & Azure
  • Experience with patching, logging, monitoring, and automation to maintain the health and security of compute and storage systems
  • Expertise in Linux based distros, and solid understanding of backup and restore technologies, Big Data Platforms, Analytics.
  • Extensive experience with cloud native orchestration using Kubernetes and containerized applications using docker.
  • Extensive experience with Automation, CI/CD tools, maintaining & utilizing source code repositories. Leveraging standard API tools to automate large scale infrastructure build-out and provide visualization.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python and Golang.
  • Able to schedule, prioritize and accomplish R&D related activities and communicate actions and results as needed.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Cloud Networking, Public Cloud security model.
  • Experience working in an Agile, fast-paced DevOps environment.
  • Architectural/Implementation/Operational leadership experience with large scale data center - 10,000+ servers
  • Technical Acumen – Pursues continuous learning and application of technologies to achieve desired business, architectural, and productivity outcomes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology or equivalent education and 10+ years’ experience or Master’s degree in the same and 8+ years’ experience or equivalent education and experience


In response to COVID-19, this position may temporarily begin and be performed remotely. Seagate is actively evaluating the virus and our employees' health and safety are our top priority. In the future, this position will report to and be performed at the appropriate location.


Colorado's 2021 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) requires we inform you of the estimated salary range for this position: $115,000 - $169,000 yearly. Actual salary range is based on fair market value of the role in the geography in which you live based on the requirements of the job and your skills. This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees, including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision and life, short and long-term disability insurances, annual variable pay bonus, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, flexible time off/vacation, paid parental leave, access to on-site fitness center and other site perks.



Location: Remote US North Carolina, Remote United States
Travel: Up to 10%

















About Us

At Seagate, our mission is to give people peace of mind by protecting their digital lives.

Since 1978, Seagate has been creating precision-engineered data storage technologies that deliver superior capacity, speed, safety, and performance. We help people harness and maximize the datasphere.

Seagate couldn't do any of that without its employees—a diverse workforce of 40,000 creative, hard-working, passionate people all over the world. From the Silicon Valley, the United Kingdom, Singapore, India, Thailand, through China, our people are proud to embody the values of integrity, innovation, and inclusion.

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