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Linux Automation Engineer- Atlanta or Austin

Job Description

Our client is a global leader in their niche providing essential products and services to consumers and businesses alike. They are much admired by their peers and are definitely an employer of choice. Their IT infrastructure is essential to the ongoing efficiency and competitiveness and they have a critical project that requires a Linux Automation Engineer to join their team for a long-term contract opportunity that can be located in Atlanta or Austin. The Engineer will be part of a team that develops and executes infrastructure automation projects that automate Linux administration and software deployment tasks.

Essential Duties and Knowledge:-

  • Knowledge of automation scheduling required.

  • Enterprise systems architecture analysis is a plus.

  • Clear and effective business and technology communications are needed, both to internal and external customers.

  • Strong knowledge of HPSA (also known as Opsware) is desired as the team will be converting from HPSA paradigm to a Puppet and Spacewalk infrastructure.

  • Focus for this position will be on RESTful calls to integrate Puppet with other tools (such as SCCM) as well as Puppet Reporting.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in Linux automation technologies such as Puppet, Chef, Satellite, Spacewalk, Opsware, etc.

  • Must have knowledge of Automation Scheduling.

  • Strong knowledge of HPSA (also known as Opsware).

  • Experience with large enterprise systems requiring careful change control.

  • Very good written and oral communication skills; articulation of concepts at logical and physical levels.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Willing to work flexible hours as part of support rotation. Solid understanding of server virualization, provisioning tools, SAN storage, networking.

  • Retail Distribution Center, Multi-Campus distributed system experience a plus.

  • Programming experience a plus.

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Steve Whiting
Post Date 11/20/2014
Location Atlanta, GA
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Retail
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID SWATLLinuxAuto
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