IT Engineer III (Environment Support)
Location:
Lincolnshire, IL
Posted:
April 18, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Health Care, Information Technology
Reference:
019580
  IT Engineer III (Environment Support) (Job Number: 019580)
US-IL-Lincolnshire
Corporate Office - 2 OVERLOOK PT
2 OVERLOOK PT
LINCOLNSHIRE 60069

Description
This is a very exciting time at Walgreens. We're taking our products and services to the four corners of the world as part of the Retail USA division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance was formed through the combination of Walgreens and Europe's Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services dating back more than 100 years each. 

Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood drugstore and retailer that makes health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And, we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Join us at Walgreens and find yourself at a place where innovation thrives and incredible career and growth opportunities await. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment and be part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we all call home.

Job Summary
Develops and executes assignments that impact multiple components / processes of the specified functional area of the Technology operation. Assignments are received in short- and mid-term outcomes that are of complex initiatives and regularly require the application of independent judgment and creativity. Operates within the context of defined operating outcomes.  Responsible for the oversight of the following services: reserve  environment configure environment, create new environment, modified existing environment

Job Responsibilities 
  • Develops and executes operational activities that impact multiple components / processes of the Technology work function, and may include responsibilities, such as: 
    • Development and execution of deployment operations for large, complex pre-release, upgrades and current versions of software.                                                                     
    • Evaluating compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software features. 
    • Development of programs that establish and enhance standards.
    • Improving and monitoring of highly complex features.      
    • Development of complex processes and interface requirements.                                                       
    • Interpreting results and analyzing trends.                                   
    • Data development in complex areas of specialization and definition of acceptance criteria.                                                                                                                                        
  • Performs as subject matter advisor to functional area and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems highly complex in nature.
  • Develops protocols to support established standards. May develop the technical "vision" and design specifications of assigned projects and may lead in implementation.
  • Ensures that defects in assigned projects or programs are tracked and summarizes and presents findings to management.
  • Shares information cross-functionally to improve workflow processes. Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.
  • Participates in the development of technical/business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to less experienced team members. May participate in teaching and training members of the work team.


Qualifications
Basic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in a technical engineering role, such as software development, release management, deployment engineering, site operations, technical operations or similar OR High School Diploma/ GED and at least 8 years of experience in a technical engineering role, such as software development, release management, deployment engineering, site operations, technical operations or similar.
  • Experience in Technology infrastructure, such as Network, Monitoring, Systems, Databases, etc.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community and with vendors.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).


Preferred Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics
  • Experience identifying the relationship of bugs to software code
  • Experience developing design specifications, test plans and protocols
  • Knowledge of IT technologies.
  • Experience mentoring less experienced team members.
  • 3 years + experience planning the use of complex environments,  preparing the use of and post use activities.


Employment type Full-time
A little about us:
The training you received, the discipline you embraced, and the responsibilities you held in the military will serve you well at Walgreens.

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