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Company: O'Reilly Automotive
Location: Springfield, MO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


A Senior System Engineer is a highly skilled Linux administrator with expert knowledge in platform automation. This team member will work collaboratively to develop systems to support the business. Engineers are primarily focused on the design or integration of various systems, application servers, databases and third-party packages. 

What You'll Do: 

  • Take a leadership role in guiding projects through the complete implementation life cycle.
  • Apply advanced knowledge of Linux administration and platform automation including the underlying theories.
  • Diagnose issues, build infrastructure, and work with related software.
  • Apply technical expertise across various client environments and solve any obstacles that arise.
  • Interact with both internal and external customers during all project phases, from planning to maintenance.
  • Be mindful of customer needs and clearly communicate complex information.
  • Demonstrate a high attention to detail, examining every aspect of the system to guarantee security and spot bugs or anomalous activity while they're minor.
  • Exercise strong time management skills by taking on multiple projects simultaneously while debugging issues reported by customers.
  • Utilize MatterMost and Atlassian tools (Jira and Confluence) for productivity.
  • Recommend system improvements and changes to systems, as needed.
  • Conduct system demos to educate and train others in the use of system.
  • Create or update advanced project documentation.
  • Test systems to validate proper functionality and performance.
  • Participate in on-call rotation including nights/weekends. 
Skills and Qualifications Required: 
  • 6+ years of server administration experience in an enterprise environment.
  • Advanced understanding of Linux. 
  • Experience working with automation tools such as Ansible or Puppet.
  • Experience using version control tools such as Git.
  • Experience implementing and managing middleware (Tomcat, JBoss, etc.)
  • Ability to articulate advanced technical concepts and teach others.
  • Expert software debugging and testing knowledge.
  • Advanced knowledge of system services, database systems, and systems analysis and design.
  • Ability to write advanced technical documentation.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Willingness to work on-call rotation including nights/weekends. 
  • Completion of higher level education related to system administration. 
  • Experience administering container environments. 

Location Details:

  • Remote, USA - This role can be remote, virtual or work-from-home anywhere in the United States.
  • Additional Locations: Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, Chicago, IL, Boston, MA, Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Atlanta, GA, Colorado Springs, CO, Raleigh, NC, Tampa, FL, Huntsville, AL, Columbus, OH, Durham, NC, Jacksonville, FL, Baltimore, MD, Springfield, MO, St Louis, MO, Kansas City, MO, Bentonville, AR, Oklahoma City, OK, Minneapolis, MN.

About Us:

  • O'Reilly Auto Parts IT department provides services to our corporate office, 5,900+ stores, 29 distribution centers and 80,000+ team members.
  • We have over 800 IT team members supporting 250+ small, medium and large web and software applications in addition to third party packages.
  • We provide a collaborative environment and encourage knowledge sharing.
  • We respect a healthy work-life balance.
  • Our teams keep open communication through video conferencing, team messaging and daily stand-ups.
  • Our leadership values collaboration and encourages team members to bring creative problem-solving ideas from both a technical and functional perspective.
  • We have several career paths, whether you want to be an individual contributor, manager, project manager, or stay technical - there's a documented growth plan to help you follow the path you choose.
  • We want to grow our people - we help to make you better by providing training for both technical and professional development. 


All full time team members are eligible for a benefits package that is designed to offer convenience and security to our team members and their families. Programs, resources and benefit eligibility varies based on employment status, average hours worked, location and length of service. For detailed benefits info, please click here or type http://bit.ly/ORLYBenefits in your browser.

Compensation Range

$105,000.00 - $135,000.00 annually, pay will be based upon applicable experience, training and skills


This job is eligible for an annual cash bonus based on individual goal achievement.

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