Automation SME - Powershell, Python

Job type:Contract
Salary/Rate:£475 - £630 per day + Outside IR35 Hybrid working
Business Sector:ICT
Job ref:CM150146
Post Date:January 25, 2024

Build and Automation Deployment Specialist

+6 months

+Outside IR35

+Hybrid working in Corsham

+SC cleared





+SC clearance

My client is looking for a Build Generation Automation and Deployment Specialist with a focus on the packaging, configuration control and automated deployment of enterprise server products.

The role is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining automation solutions to streamline the deployment and provisioning of enterprise level nodes for MoD Users.

This role involves leveraging Python, Ansible, Jenkins, and the Atlassian toolset to automate the deployment of enterprise level hardware. The Build Generation Automation and Deployment Specialist plays a critical role in optimizing efficiency, reducing manual effort, ensuring consistent robust and repeatable node deployments.

As a Deployment Developer, you will contribute to the development and maintenance of deployment products and tooling using .NET Core, PowerCLI, PowerShell, and the Atlassian toolset. Your expertise in WINTEL and LINUX platforms, along with general software frameworks and object-oriented development, will enable you to create robust and scalable solutions that meet business requirements and deliver value to end-users.

Skills Required:

  • Strong programming skills in Python with experience in developing automation scripts and tools.
  • Proficiency in Ansible for infrastructure automation and configuration management.
  • Experience with Jenkins for continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Knowledge of the Atlassian toolset, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket.
  • Strong proficiency in PowerShell and .NET Core Version 7.
  • Experience with PowerCLI and PowerShell scripting for automation and system administration tasks.
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian toolset, including Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Bamboo.
  • General working knowledge of WINTEL and LINUX platforms.
  • General working knowledge of networking, IP protocols and Software Defined Network (SDN) technologies such as NSX.
  • Solid understanding of bare metal infrastructure components and provisioning processes.
  • Familiarity with DELL and HP hardware products, management tools, and APIs.
  • Understanding of networking concepts and protocols relevant to bare metal infrastructure.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on delivering high-quality solutions.
  • Understanding of software development principles, object-oriented programming, and software frameworks.

+++ Please note this role requires SC clearance +++

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please send your updated CV and I will get in touch.