Automation & Build Consultant - Systems & Integration

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    £550 - £600 per day + Inside IR35

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    Tom McParland

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Automation & Build Consultant - Systems & Integration

+ Initial 5 month contract

+ £550 to £600 per day

+ Inside IR35

+ Fully remote working

+ SC Cleared

Key Skills:

+ Automation in at least 4 of the following skills: Ansible, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, Jenkins, GIT

+ Linux sysadmin

+ Gitlab

Roles & Responsibilities

As an Operating Systems and Integration SME you will be supporting the Design Lead to deliver the Managed OS and DML solution:

  • managing and maintaining gold build pipeline, including developing new features, ensuring security hardening, and testing and assurance activities

  • developing new automations and integrations to simplify management and operation of the gold build factory, patching service, and DML

  • developing and refining end-to-end request fulfilment automation to define the user experience for consumers of our services

  • support the deployment and distribution of the patch management service

  • support the Managed OS solution as it passes through the development lifecycle

The role also includes supporting other Design Leads and Engineers across the SOM capability areas. In particular, you will be expected to contribute to the Orchestration and Automation capability where there is a strong overlap of skills.

The role will require you to work in multiple environments and in addition to software development skills, have a good understanding of IT infrastructure.

Skills Required

  • Experience in at least 4 of the following skills: Ansible, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, Jenkins, git

  • Strong, analytical, troubleshooting skills, including debugging from the command line and/or via installed tools

  • Solid Linux sysadmin with experience of resolving issues in a production environment

  • Experience of delivering solutions using automated mechanisms to include creation & maintenance of GITLAB CI

  • Self-disciplined, following established processes and best practices whilst working across multiple environments: dev, test and production

  • Ability to see a delivery through the entire SDLC, including release and deployment

  • Experience of writing documentation such as user guides and knowledge articles which may be targeted at an audience with varying competencies

  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple disparate teams and apply this to remote working conditions

  • Experience working in small teams and able to apply your own initiative without always needing direction. Ability to balance this self-learning with productivity

  • Experience of working with Assurance and contributing to the documentation deliveries

Skills Nice to have

  • Knowledge/Experience of Service Management Tools

  • Experience with Linux & Windows Automated Patching using PULP/WSUS and Ansible

  • Good time management

  • Strong focus on delivery

  • Working knowledge of Windows OS

  • Knowledge of the ITIL framework