**Job Id** N1959138
**Job Title** IT Engineer, Sr Staff
**Post Date** 11/15/2017
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Incorporated
**Job Area** Information Technology
**Location** California – San Diego
**Job Overview** The Server Technologist works as a key member of the Global Qualcomm OneIT Server Management Group (SMG). You will be responsible for solution (deployment) architecture, infrastructure definition, infrastructure deployment tooling (DevOps) and server hardware specifications of technical solutions that meet Qualcomms business needs and ROI objectives. The Server Technologist will work closely with other senior members of cross functional technical teams to solve environment wide challenges. As a senior member of SMG you will be expected to not only deliver on technical requirements and solutions but also be able to present your solutions in group forums and to senior management. This role will be setting direction related server hardware and the SLES Linux operating system (the predominant operating system in use for Engineering). It will also be critical around the efforts as they relate to our monitoring and analytics improvements that are underway in support of the Engineering Compute environments.
Design and lead the server technology domain by aligning business requirements and IT strategies, detecting critical deficiencies, and recommending solutions for continuous improvement.
Server hardware platform evaluation and selection on a per workload type basis.
Facilitate research and recommend organizational products, services, and standards that simplify operations and eliminate redundancy within the enterprise service stack.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop an infrastructure roadmap that leverages new technologies to support both short and long term business objectives.
Liaises with other technologists and specialists from across Qualcomm OneIT to share knowledge and best practice.
Provides architectural consultancy to projects, programs and internal business partners.
Undertakes technology evaluation and provides recommendations regarding adoption.
Create and deliver compelling presentations to articulate the server strategies, architecture and roadmaps to various stakeholders in the organization
Communicates technical advancements through briefings and technical papers, to co-workers, management staff, customers, and technical community, as appropriate.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
**Minimum Qualifications** Minimum of 10 Years of prior experience supporting large scale HPC environments
Minimum of 5 years in a role designing and implementing complex solutions including:
– Experience in server hardware platforms like HP, Dell, Supermicro, Oracle
– Experience with Enterprise Linux Operating Systems such as SLES, Redhat, CentOS
– Experience with DevOps infrastructure tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins
– Experience with large scale logging infrastructure tools such as Splunk and/or ELK
**Preferred Qualifications** Sever benchmarking experience a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with and influence varying audiences, from highly technical staff to end-users to executive stakeholders.
Experience supporting developers, monitoring operations, and DBAs in a business-critical production environment.
Solid experience delivering results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment that requires ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Ability to identify, articulate, and coordinate critical path activities for project execution, incident management and problem resolution.
Strong strategic planning skills. Proven ability to recognize industry trends, leverage new technology and existing resources to develop strategies relevant to the business.
Demonstrable knowledge and experience designing, deploying, and maintaining scalable, HADR infrastructure
**Education Requirements** Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent relative experience is a plus.
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.