The Linux Infrastructure Automation Engineer IIwill be responsible to build reusable Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) automation toprovision, managed, and decommission systems.Engineers will create and maintain code for a hybrid cloud environment;operating in both on premises and public cloud datacenters. In addition to automation, the Linux Engineerwill have hands-on experience with Linux and AIX Unix operating systems, KVM,VMWare, and Kubernetes Containers virtualization platforms, and enterprise storagevirtualization.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
·Provides expertise and ownership for IaCefforts, building on Site Reliability Engineering.
·Engineering and Automation to returnvalue to the company through fast and consistent delivery, engineeringself-service offerings, and automating problem recovery actions.
·Creates and improves automation toolsand procedures for level 2 teams.
·Creates and maintains end-to-endautomation for provisioning ephemeral systems to support Agile applicationdevelopment of custom built Business Applications.
·Grows and maintains Infrastructure asCode (IaC) automation, using git based source control.
·Assists with project work supportingcorporate IT initiatives leveraging technologies such as on-premises server andstorage hardware, Cloud IaaS, Cloud PaaS, virtualization, and containers.
·Ongoing engineering and support ofDisaster Recovery plan.
·Leverages and builds skills in Python, Perl,SQL, and Powershell for scripting with Ansible for provisioning andconfiguration management.
·Provides deliverables in a timely andefficient manner.
·Serves as an escalation resourcethat provides 24/7 on-call level 3 support.Other duties
- Performs other duties asassigned.
·Excellent coding skills in atleast one high level structured programming language, such as Java, Python, Perl,C#/.Net, or C/C++.
·Strong scripting skills in asystem automation language such as Perl, Python, or Powershell.
·Ability to handle multiplecompeting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
·Ability to use a variety ofopen source technologies and cloud services
·Flexible with a strong senseof urgency.
·Ability to effectively communicatetechnical issues, both verbally and in writing.
·Excellent analytical andproblem-solving skills.
Education and Experience Required
·Bachelor's Degree in a relatedfield or equivalent experience and/or education.
·10 years of experience inrelated job role.
·7+ years of combined Linuxand Unix administration or engineering.
·2+ years of experience designingand writing automation using infrastructure tools (such as Python, Perl, orPowershell, Ansible and Jenkins).
·2+ years of experiencedeploying and maintaining automation that uses open-source software in anenterprise environment (such as Kafka, AWX, Ceph).
·Demonstrated leadership inarchitecting and engineering solutions for system automation and userself-service offerings.
·Successful completion of ananalytical aptitude exam.
Education and Experience Preferred
·2+ years of professionalsoftware engineering experience.
·Experience with the Hadoopecosystem, Kafka, and Zookeeper.
·Prior experience utilizingCI/CD Pipelines, including automated build hooks.
·Experience supportingKubernetes and Containers, VMWare, and KVM.
·Experience using AI/MLframeworks.