Automation & Orchastration Engineer

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  • Location:

    Corsham, Wiltshire, S. W. England, England

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  • Salary:

    £470 - £540 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Automation & Orchestration Engineer

6 month contract

Based in Corsham

paying between £470 - £540 a day

Must hold active SC Clearance to gain access to client site


  • Understand the NSoIT(D) infrastructure artefacts and/or installation documents to create zero touch automation packages that are parameterised, dynamic and able to repeatedly and reliably deploy against these artefacts.

  • Apply complex problem solving to "reverse engineer" applications, artefacts and manual build instructions to create zero touch automation packages. Often these applications are legacy, were created without automation in mind or are otherwise resistive to full, zero touch automation.

  • Create production quality code, following industry standard best practices as well as internal policies and procedures.

  • Use the Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo) to record, document and test work.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum BSc (2:1 or above) in Computer Science related field. Other Engineering academic qualifications will be considered.

  • Demonstrable experience with advanced PowerShell coding features e.g. Workflows, Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Bare Metal Deployment.

At least one of the following professional certifications that have been obtained within the last five years:

  • Networking certification, CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or similar.

  • Virtualisation certification, VMware VCP (VMware vCenter Certified Professional) or similar,

  • Windows Server certification, MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) / MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) or similar.

Desirable Skills:

  • Completed Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell course or similar.

  • Experience with NATO FAS applications.

  • Experience with UK Public Sector deployed systems applications and services.