Senior Automation Engineer

As a successful Senior Automation Engineer focused on IaaS and virtualization you will build and enhance the tooling that automates and orchestrates our multi-tenant, multi-datacenter, and multi-cloud infrastructure.

You will deliver private and public cloud based service offerings.

You will build services to enable small teams the ability to operate huge infrastructures with diverse security, compliance, and customer requirements.

What you will do:

  • Produce quality code that is efficient, secure, supportable, and consistent
  • Complete coding tasks to build tools, APIs, and application integrations
  • Establish application / domain specific architecture
  • Provide IT software architecture / engineering
  • Possess a sound understanding of Acxiom functional and business objectives
  • Evaluate requirements and define an overall project
  • Ensure that all capabilities delivered align with original business objectives
  • Collaborate with other engineers and architects
  • Provide advanced technical expertise, oversight, and accountability for outages
  • Closely partner with information security to ensure security compliance

What you will need:

  • 6+ years domain (software and systems engineering) experience
  • 2+ years VMware development
  • 2+ years developing automation tools, RESTful web services, or APIs
  • 2+ years developing services running in containers
  • 2+ years Python, Ruby, JavaScript, or Java development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field
  • PACT
    – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture)

What will set you apart:

  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with external Cloud providers (AWS, GCP, etc)
  • Experience with distributed systems (Hadoop, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Zookeeper, etc)
  • Deep operating systems experience with any of Linux, Solaris, AIX, Windows
  • Experience with various network and security technologies (Cisco, Palo Alto, A10, etc)
  • Understanding of the competitive IT landscape from a business and technical standpoint
  • Ability to translate business requirements into IT solutions
  • Ability to articulate end-to-end technical requirements across delivery functions
  • Extensive experience designing, developing, and testing complex software solutions to support distributed, scalable, and highly available applications
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills
  • Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management and staff
  • Understands systems dependencies and interrelation to the business
  • Ability to analyze complex cross-platform, multi-service issues
  • Ability to define process improvements


Primary Location City/State:

– Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

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By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders.

For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness.

Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success.

We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company.

Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

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