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Senior Production Engineer

5301 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027, USA Req #1241
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The Senior Production Engineer supports applications within the production environment. The focus is on health, stability and security of each application. The Senior Production Engineer deploys code and configuration of applications. The Senior Production Engineer is a technical expert in one or more highly specialized phases of production engineering. The Senior Production Engineer provides technical consulting on complex projects. Acts as lead in the design, benchmark testing and documentation of program implementation. Assists in maintaining program libraries and technical manuals along with application service and dataflow maps of the service platforms.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensures software availability, functionality, integrity and efficiency as well as maintain system configuration

  • Provides the day-to-day support and service restoration for all production applications

  • Collaborates with other IT functional groups to coordinate system, product and application upgrades/enhancements

  • Diagnoses problems in software and makes recommendations for  improvement

  • Monitors environment to ensure effective performance

  • Helps create and write support documentation and updates these documents

  • Acts as project manager for projects with small budgets or limited duration

  • Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products


Key Performance Indicators

  • Return to service time

  • Successful code installs


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/related field or equivalent experience

  • Ten+ years of experience in software administration and troubleshooting


Required Knowledge and Skill

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Advanced Scripting and basic programming skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Web-based Technologies

  • Intermediate Database Administrator

  • Requires full technical knowledge of all phases of software implementation and configuration

  • Capable of performing Windows/UNIX system administrative functions for troubleshooting purposes

  • Required knowledge of ITIL in order to contribute to defining processes

  • Advanced knowledge of Network-based protocols: FTP, SFTP, TCP, including network troubleshooting

  • Able to communicate issues to various teams in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to support a 24/7 environment with rotat ing on-call schedule

  • Represents Production Engineering interests in architectural design meeting and project planning

  • Basic Project Management skills


Professional Competencies

Drives to Win - Possesses sustained energy to set and meet challenging objectives; the ability to organize resources to achieve a standard of excellence in outcomes and monitor on-going performance – Advanced


Communicates Clearly and Effectively - The ability to effectively share ideas, thoughts, information and feelings with a diverse range of audiences to development two-way understanding; it includes speaking, listening and written communication skills; the ability to influence others towards a desired way of thinking or course of action and to secure agreement to achieve common goals through effective negotiation – Advanced


Demonstrates Flexibility and Adaptability - Is open and receptive to appropriate change; the ability to manage and shift priorities as required, and to incorporate new approaches in support of changing organizational needs; possesses confidence in challenging the status quo and providing input to change efforts – Advanced


Focuses on Customer Service - A desire to help or meet the needs of customers; the ability to respond to the changing needs of the customer while maintaining a high standard of quality and adhering to company policies, standards, practices and processes – Advanced


Teamwork - Is able to establish and maintain a good rapport and cooperative relationships with customer and co-workers; able to work cooperatively across organizational boundaries to achieve shared goals; possesses an understanding of team dynamics and provides tangible contributions to teams, fostering collaboration and an environment of mutual trust and respect - Advanced


Builds Relationships - The ability to identify, build and maintain formal and informal networks and productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholder; it includes leveraging these contacts to influence positive outcomes for the business - Advanced


Develops Self- Maintains a commitment to personal and professional development, keeping abreast of current professional knowledge; is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself – Advanced


Solves Problems - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; able to think critically; to recognize and anticipate a problem (technical, operational, process, organizational) and to identify and implement the best solution in a timely manner – Advanced


Manages and Executes on Projects - Establishes plans and manages resources to ensure work is completed efficiently, on time and on budget – Advanced


Acts with Integrity and Demonstrates Ethical Behavior- Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in ones motives and representations and those of the organization; is seen as direct, truthful, keeps confidences, promises and commitments; acts in an honest and trustworthy manner based on personal accountability and a moral conviction to do the right thing – Advanced


About the Company: 

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) is a global leader in business payments. We simplify the way businesses manage and pay their expenses. Our portfolio of brands help companies automate, secure, digitize and control payments to, or on behalf of, their suppliers and employees. Our payment solutions cover four primary expense categories: Payables, Tolls, Fuel, and Lodging. We serve businesses, merchants and partners in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit



Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, FLEETCOR generates more than $2.6 billion in revenue.  We employ more than 8,000 valued associates worldwide.

FLEETCOR enjoys global recognition including:


  • Forbes Global Growth Champion – FLEETCOR is one of the 250 fastest growing companies in the world as determined by Forbes and Statista
  • Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies – FLEETCOR has made this prestigious list of leading innovative companies 4 years in a row!
  • Fortune 1000 Company – FLEETCOR was one of the largest movers in the new rankings of the largest companies in America, ranking  #872
  • S&P 500 – In 2018, FLEETCOR joined the S&P stock index comprised of the 500 leading US stocks based on market cap (company value)


FLEETCOR has a culture founded on integrity, collaboration, innovation, execution, and people.  This offers each employee the opportunity to ‘thrive & grow’ through career development, volunteer, community, and wellness initiatives, which allows each individual to create a balance between professional goals and personal achievement.


FLEETCOR’s COVID-19 Hiring Guidelines:

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are temporarily working from home. In addition, FLEETCOR implemented a virtual interviewing and hiring process, engaging with talent by phone or video and onboarding new employees remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact your local Human Resources Business Partner and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity and pay transparency, please click the following links: EEO and Pay Transparency.

Other details

  • Job Family IT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • 5301 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027, USA