Infrastructure Automation Engineer

Infrastructure Automation Engineer

17 month initial contract

1-2 days a week on site with 3-4 days working remote

Based in Corsham

£450 - £500 per day

Outside IR35

*Please note this i a SC Cleared role

Job Description

The Infrastructure Automation Engineering Service will support the technical team responsible for the design, development, documentation, building and validation of infrastructure automation components which form part of the Platform. These automation components will primary be developed using Python3, Ansible and Bash with a focus on hardware components, specifically their various features, services, and configurations, as well as interactions with external REST/SOAP APIs and services.

Essential skills, qualifications, and experience

In order to deliver this service, it is essential that individuals have:

  • At least 12 months' demonstrable hands on experience within the last 3 years of:

  • Creating complex Python3 automation Classes for production systems

  • Using configuration management tools e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef

  • Use of scripting languages e.g. Bash

  • Automated deployment of server, network and storage technologies across multiple vendors

  • Building or supporting large infrastructure environments

  • Troubleshooting hardware or software component failure

  • Working as part of an Agile development team

  • Demonstrable experience with advanced Python3 coding features e.g. Workflows, Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Bare Metal Deployment

  • Networking certification - CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) or similar

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

  • Linux certification - RHCA or RHCE

  • Formal Software Development certification - OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) or similar

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills to solve problems and propose new ideas.

  • Competency in MS Office Suite.