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Senior Technology Infrastructure Engineer - Linux - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  352462
Business Unit:  Brokerage

Chicago, IL, US, 30354


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, you will perform various roles including, but not limited to, research and design to support highly reliable and secure Linux based systems within XPO datacenters and in the public cloud.  Help advance our DevOps culture as you install, configure and harden enterprise systems as well as their underlying physical server infrastructure. You’ll conduct general systems monitoring and troubleshooting with the goal of quickly resolving systems’ availability and performance issues. 


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage Linux servers hosted in private and public clouds while building upon standards and best-practices
  • Define and execute processes for managing system lifecycle and enhancing system security using enterprise tools and automation
  • Ensuring Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery SLAs are maintained for business-critical applications
  • Provide technical leadership to operations teams
  • Troubleshoot and assist in triaging performance issues in a highly virtualized infrastructure
  • Participate in the evaluation of new technology solutions
  • Perform software/hardware monitoring and maintenance including upgrades

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 3 years of experience in IT, preferably in mid to large enterprise environments with VMware experience
  • Linux Systems Administration experience
  • High proficiency in one or more scripting languages/automation tools: Python, BASH, Ansible/AWX, PowerShell, YAML, Jenkins, GitHub, Terraform, Zerto Virtual Replication for vSphere

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 7 years IT experience, preferably in enterprise IT Infrastructure
  • Experience with: VMware, Google Cloud Platform, Rubrik, HPe Synergy
  • Networking experience – load balancing, VLAN tagging, port channels, firewalls, routing
  • Linux certifications
  • Experience in managing and delivering on multiple projects with competing time and resource requirements
  • Experience in multi-site environment
  • SAN Storage Technologies – FC Fabric, use of snapshots, file protocols (NFS/SMB), Disaster Recovery processes and procedures,
  • Experience operating within IT Service Management (ITSM) and / or ITIL processes

Be part of something big. 



We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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