Senior Engineer, Systems in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Under general supervision, the Senior Engineer, Systems is responsible for development, maintenance, and production support of all cloud technology environments. This position is also responsible for implementing new cloud toolsets to achieve readiness. Desired business outcomes include stable, accurate, efficient environments to support leadership decision making with regards to business cloud implementations and migrations.  Associate will interact with his or her supervisor several times a week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Many non-routine activities will require a supervisor’s advance approval.


  • Implement new systems to support core business applications by obtaining requirements and translating to detailed infrastructure designs.
  • Work with Network Engineers, Application Developers, Storage Engineers and Database Administrators to design and maintain proper network configurations for systems and applications.
  • Partner with software architecture organization to evaluate and deploy technologies that best meet the needs of the business.
  • Thoroughly document new system deployments and changes to existing systems.
  • Perform daily management and administration of AWS environment.
  • Conduct capacity planning and performance testing/tuning.


  • Continuous Improvement – Originates action to improve existing conditions and processes; uses appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact.
  • Contributing to Team Success – Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
  • Planning and Organizing – Establishes courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills – Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeps up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related field or equivalent year-for-year related work experience required
  • At least 4 years of server infrastructure experience 
  • Must be available for occasional after hours and weekend work.
  • Must be available for on-call rotation with the ability to respond to the needs of a 24x7 environment.


  • Functional knowledge on related technical skill sets and technologies including but not limited to AWS, Windows Server, Networking, Scripting and Automation, Networking, Security/Firewalls
  • Expertise in scripting, configuration management, IT automation, and cloud technologies
  • Proficient knowledge of SOAP and REST web services
  • Proficient knowledge object oriented design and development
  • Proficient knowledge of effective problem solving and identifying innovative solutions, including new products
  • Proficient analytical skills, including the ability to evaluate existing or proposed new solutions for potential flaws or improvement opportunities – including alignment to departmental goals and standards
  • Proficient knowledge of standard project management practices
  • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with diverse organizational audiences of varied levels of responsibility and technical acumen
  • Ability to understand and apply a broad spectrum of software implementation methodology concepts
  • Ability to work under demanding time constraints and production goals
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Knowledge and ability to work with Windows Server technologies (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy Management, DFS, TCP/IP, Clustering, PKI)
  • Demonstrated ability with handling complex and demanding situations
  • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities
  • Working ability to remain effective under stress, and respond to pressure in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities