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Senior Platform Engineer (Remote)

Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

Builds and maintains critical services to improve the performance and scalability of the cloud infrastructure platform. Leverages engineering tools and processes for effective provisioning, configuration, integration, operation, and maintenance of WBA's cloud infrastructure. Collaborates closely with Data Engineers and Data Scientists to enable the design, development, and deployment of new solutions that support strategic business priorities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops software that processes, stores and serves data for use by others.
  • Develops large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that helps generate insights and addresses reporting needs.
  • Writes ETL (Extract / Transform / Load) processes, designs database systems and develops tools for real-time and offline analytic processing.
  • Develops and maintains optimal data pipelines into the advanced analytics platform, including design of data flows, procedures, and schedules. Ensures that optimal data pipelines are scalable, repeatable and secure.
  • Troubleshoots software and processes for data consistency and integrity. Integrates data from a variety of sources, assuring that they adhere to data quality and accessibility standards.
  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.
  • Collaborate with data scientists to prepare data for model development An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

    About Walgreens Boots Alliance

    Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers' and patients' needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.

    Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.

    WBA's purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

    WBA is included in FORTUNE's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.

    More company information is available at

    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of experience in data engineering OR a Graduate Degree in a technical discipline and at least 2 years of experience in data engineering
    • Deep knowledge of SQL
    • At least 2 years of experience with REST API development
    • Experience establishing and maintaining key relationships with internal (peers, business partners and leadership) and external (business community, clients and vendors) within a matrix organization to ensure quality standards for service.
    • Experience diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex business issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
    • Experience presenting to all levels of an organization
    • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
    • At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross functional team leadership.
    • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).Preferred Qualifications
      • Defining and implementing self-service IaaS solutions for WBA Analytics platform through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and cloud automation
      • Engineering, automating, and orchestrating system provisioning and maintenance processes using modern cloud tools and technologies
      • Collaborate with Enterprise architects and Security teams and design/build Analytics platform confirming to approved patterns and security guidelines
      • Performing system administration tasks including configuration, systems monitoring, troubleshooting, and support while innovating to automate as much as possible
      • Installing configuring, maintaining, and supporting applications and servers in Azure cloud environment
      • Implements proactive monitoring and observability to predict and detect abnormal system behaviors, with timely alerts avoiding system impacts
      • Create effective logging, monitoring and application observability utilizing cloud native tools
      • Deploy and manage services and containers using automated configuration management and service orchestration tools
      • Experience in scripting languages such as YAML, Terraform and ARM templates
      • Experience in building Azure DevOPS pipelines to enable CI/CD, Infrastructure as Code (Iaas), and automation

        An employee in this position can expect a salary/hourly rate between $91,950.00 and $235,440.00 plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable. The actual salary will depend on experience, seniority, geographic locations, and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits, please click here .

Keywords: WALGREENS, Arlington Heights , Senior Platform Engineer (Remote), Engineering , Deerfield, Illinois

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