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Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Hampshire, England

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

  • Contact email:

    amyh@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    500

  • Salary low:

    450

  • Job ref:

    ae100518_1525957418

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Montash have been engaged by a Client in the Aviation Sector to source a Automation Lead/Design lead with experience in Puppet to work on a 12 month contract based in Fareham.

  • As an Engineer you will be responsible for supporting the Design Lead in producing the end to end design and engineering of the SOM Automation. This role will be responsible for creating repeatable, automated functions and tasks for internal SOM activities as well as external Service Groups (applications & infrastructure). This includes working closely with the SOM Environment team to automate Infrastructure, OS and Application provision. It also involves automating repetitive operational tasks, incident resolution and problem resolution to minimise operational costs and improve consistency and quality. This role will be responsible for extending product evaluation criteria with Automation specific criteria, work with selected vendors in evaluating a select set of candidate products, documenting evaluation results and developing recommendations.
  • On selection of the appropriate product you will work with Architects/BA/Technical BA's to refine requirements (user stories), liaise with other Design Leads to produce an integrated design for SOM overall
  • You will also be responsible for ensuring quality of the solution including product build out, configuration, testing, training and operational handover. The role also involves working with other programs (non SOM) to accommodate their requirements and configure the tool set accordingly working with an on-boarding team
  • Included in the Automation SME role are the following capabilities
  • Automating Infrastructure Provisioning
  • Automating Application Provisioning
  • Automating SOM Tooling deployment & Integration
  • Automating Operational Tasks
  • Automating response to Incidents/Proble
  • Providing overall SOM compute capacity demand to Foundation Service for storage, network, CPU and shared service(IaaS)
  • Defining and agreeing API interfaces
  • Defining best practices for workflow automation
  • Ability to write Low Level Design documentation

Key Skills

  • Five or more years experience in a DevOps engineering function
  • Experience of Low Level Designs
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering Puppet solutions
  • Proven experience wrapping COTS applications using Puppet or Puppet Enterprise
  • Experience using code repositors such as GIT
  • Experience using Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Recent hands on engineering experience in Service Management and Infrastructure Design (hosting, storage, network, PaaS/IaaS)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of provisioning tools in a cloud environment (VMware/UCS)
  • Detailed knowledge of Linux and Windows
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple disparate teams