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SkillStorm is seeking an Automation Engineer our client in Jersey City, NJ OR Richardson, TX OR Charlotte, NC. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • Client is seeking a senior Dev / Automation Engineer for GRID platform with develop, test and deploy automated workflow to support provisioning of large enterprise Grid/Cloud infrastructure. Will be responsible for research and implement process or technology improvements/guidance using Agile / Lean development processes, Continuous Integration / Delivery, automation and Infrastructure design patterns.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, test and deploy automated workflow in support of the IT business
  • Research and implement process or technology improvements
  • Provide technical guidance and expert-level consultation for complex automation workflows and deliver solutions that integrate technologies to carry out desired functions
  • Delivering technical documentation for all projects completed

Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of 4+ years in Python / Ansible
  • Minimum of 4+ years in shell/Bash/Ksh.
  • Good experience in developing projects using Go lang, XML, XSLT, SOAP, RESTful, SQL.
  • Good experience in command line interfaces (CLI), third party APIs and integration.
  • Good knowledge of Linux, Windows, virtualization technologies
  • Experience building CI/CD pipeline, expert level knowledge of tools like git/Jenkins
  • Experience creating and maintaining complex data-driven automations and queries using SQL and noSQL databases.
  • Good proficiency in system, network, security and database operations, protocols and industry standard technologies.
  • Good experience in developing secure technologies, knowledge in ACLs and roles based entitlements.
  • Experience in systems analysis, modular design and creating API that support XML, JSON or other well-known interfaces.
  • Application development skills and experience in integrating automation within an existing back-end IT systems and databases.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team with direct responsibilities.
  • Experience with IT core applications like DNS, Active Directory, Kerberos, SMTP, Transactional DBs, Apache, etc.
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities and adapt to changes in project scope.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with teammates.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Good understanding of developing fault tolerant solutions and knowledge in horizontal scaling and resiliency/HA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with web programming languages
  • Experience in database design especially SQL including skills in triggers, loops, constants, variables and sequences.
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably with GIT).
  • Experience with virtualization and cloud frameworks with the automation tools.
  • Experience in server administration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server.
  • Experience or understanding in engineering for scale (creating solutions in very large environments).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft PowerShell development.
  • Experience with large distributed environments (50,000+ servers).
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodology including SCRUM and DevOps.

Communication / Relationship Skills:

  • Collaborate effectively in a matrix organization with teams of skilled architects, engineers, developers and business partners with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to adjust to technical and non-technical audiences across the organization
  • Resolve and influence the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
  • Experience creating technical documentation and training materials
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and collaborate effectively with local and remote co-workers

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of a 4 year degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years infrastructure or software engineering / development experience
  • Candidate with exposure to large enterprise grid deployment and/or Cloud integration experience is preferred

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