CONTRACT - CLOUD AUTOMATION ENGINEER with HEAVY LINUX ADMIN experience
Jersey City, NJ
OPEN CONTRACT: CLOUD AUTOMATION ENGINEER with HEAVY LINUX ADMIN experience
LOCATION: HYBRID – 1 day per week on site in either Jersey City, NJ, Downtown Manhattan or Fairfield Connecticut (candidates choice). note the Fairfield office is directly across the street from the MetroNorth Station. Both locations are an easy commute
CANDIDATE MUST CURRENTLY BE LOCAL TO THE NY/NJ/CT area
DURATION: 6-month contractor with the possibility to extend
$75-$80 per hour if w2
$83-$88 hour if corp to corp
Our client offers high and low touch trading communications solutions to the global financial trading community including the top investment banks, hedge funds and investment managers in established and emerging markets.
The Cloud Automation Engineer will be one of the technical experts for automation ecosystem within the organization, providing solutions and technical implementation aligned with the automation program objectives.
This team member will develop Ansible playbooks, scripts for automation, troubleshoot issues and work on implementing configuration management roadmap of the organization.
The ideal candidate for the role is a team player that gets excited about progressing technology and is perpetually looking to improve and contribute to the Optimization team in delivering progressive automation and server architecture to the organization.
Understand and remediate complex issues and topologies of large enterprises
Develop Ansible playbooks and modules
Develop scripts to support the automation of manual processes
Identify automation opportunities and implement automation to enable teams to build and deploy autonomously.
Work collaboratively across cross-functional organizations to automate and streamline operations and processes using tools such as Ansible etc. and configuration and monitoring tools provided by the client.
Administer Ansible infrastructure, perform maintenance and configuration and provide SME level support.
Provide advice and recommendation to improve the standards and policies (naming and organization conventions, etc) for the platform environment.
Provide technical support to operations around automation solution usage
Expert level Linux System Administration
Experience using Ansible for Development with cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures.
Knowledge of public and private Cloud architectures and best practices required.
Strong experience with Ansible Playbook development and Ansible Core deployment.
Expert level understanding and implementation of RESTful
Intermediate-level scripting in Bash or Python. Experience in Ruby, PL/SQL, PowerShell is advantageous.
Experience with Terraform a plus
Good understanding of Jenkins and Gitea
Knowledge of container management and orchestration tools, i.e. docker, K8s, Jenkins, etc.
Comfortable with frequent, incremental code, testing and deployment.
Ability to adapt to a changing and dynamic environment.
Basic Understanding in Data science practices and patterns
Automate daily tasks and improve overall test coverage.
Communicate test strategies and document test plans.
Broad and deep technical experience with one or more virtualization and cloud technologies like VMware vSphere and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
MS WORD Resume
Upon receipt, I will contact you to schedule a convenient time to discuss the position.