The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 51 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join our team in the position of Senior Infrastructure/Cloud Engineer based in our Charlotte, NC office.
The Senior Infrastructure/Cloud Engineer is responsible for supporting the digital platform with an emphasis on its content management system, outbound feed delivery, and related products. This position requires strong knowledge of leading cloud computing systems and their related services including, but limited to networking, databases, and “server less” computing.
The Senior Infrastructure/Cloud Engineer duties include, but are not limited to:
Manage CQ5 as well as WordPress projects, and be involved in overall site architecture and code delivery
Troubleshoot infrastructure and software problems as well as bugs in an operational environment
Utilize deep understanding of existing digital platform including associated databases, data sources and dependencies, workflow, information architecture, and legacy systems currently in production
Administer and maintain a variety of server environments ranging from production web hosting systems, cloud server environments, to internal tools
Maintain technical documentation on physical architectures and topologies of various environments
Support the development team in the administration and operation of SDLC tools
Document, maintain and execute disaster recovery and business continuity plans
Provide support to the operations team during weekends and off-hours
Provide recommendations and best practices for infrastructure and application monitoring tools and processes
Create and reconcile infrastructure usage, billing and forecast reports
Work closely with the development and operations teams to create and execute plans for releases, launches and other large changes or projects
Write new documentation as needed, and evaluate existing documentation for completeness and accuracy
Travel: < 5%, including weekends
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering from four (4) year college or university and two (2) to five (5) years of current Systems Administration experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of two (2) years working with technology systems in an administrative or technical capacity.
Experience with some of the following:
Experience working with server administration tools and processes including scripting languages, virtualization tools and operating systems
Experience working with and maintaining UNIX or Linux systems (RHEL, Ubuntu)
Experience administering large public websites
Experience administering Wordpress websites
Experience using Configuration Management tools (Chef, Puppet, etc.)
Experience administering and maintaining cloud based systems (AWS, Azure, etc.)
Experience with API management tools (Azure, AWS, .NET)
Experience with .NET
Experience managing relational and non-relational databases
Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration.
We are a company unlike any other. At NASCAR, you will find a community of diverse individuals respectful of our history, with an eye towards the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!
NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.
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