Sr. DevOps Engineer - Web Infrastructure

5 - 7 years experience  •  Food & Beverage

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Minneapolis, MN
5 - 7 years experience
Food & Beverage
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

We serve the world by making food people love.  As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth.  General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Annie’s, Lara Bar, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$17.6 billion during fiscal 2015.


We seek out the best talent, and then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.



We have an exciting opportunity to join the Web Hosting team to advance the web infrastructure operation toward the scalable and cloud ready vision through automation, DevOps and Site ReliabilityEngineering (SRE)

You would be responsible for managing the GMI web infrastructure on the Microsoft technology stack. Primary responsibilities include operational excellence, infrastructure design consultation and implementation for new systems, and future state improvement through automation and DevOps. Our motto is to automate and enable full self-service as a private cloud provider.




  • Evaluate new technologies and vendors to improve the management, scalability, and uptime of our environment
  • Build tools and automation to manage, standardize, and accelerate processes
  • Work alongside our development, application release & deployment, and middleware teams to deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot application deployments
  • Investigate and resolve complex and multi-faceted issues, spanning the entire technology stack, which require working across teams and technology boundaries
  • Proactively improve site reliability and key metrics, such as up-time, application performance, time to issue resolution, time spent resolving incidents and other key operational SLAs


  • Passion in learning new technology and creatively solving challenging problems
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Web platform or Infrastructure support roles
  • Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 configuration
  • Experience supporting IIS in an enterprise environment, including Windows Kerberos Authentication and delegation to SQL Server and other services
  • Understanding of networking protocols, firewalls, F5 load balancing, and the OSI model
  • At least one of the competencies below:
    • Proven track record of automating medium to large scale workflows with automation tools such as Ansible, PowerShell DSC, Puppet, SCCM, or other automation tools
    • Prior development experience on .Net Platform with ability to review code for memory leak, performance tuning etc or knowledge of debugging tools like WinDBG, NTSD, ADPLUS, or Debug Diag
    • Strong Windows Server configuration and management abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Team player, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work autonomously


  • Monitoring tools such as SCOM, Elasticsearch, Dynatrace
  • Experience Container technology: Docker, Kubernetes, Service Fabric
  • Experience of working with Azure, Amazon AWS, Rackspace, or other leading cloud provider
  • Understanding of service discovery tools such as Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper

Job Number: 7875

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