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Automation SME

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £475 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Alex Woodrow

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Month (EXT)

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Skills Required

  • Five to ten years' experience in automation
  • Five years' experience in Cloud Technologies
  • Experience with VMware
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating
  • Working knowledge of networks, network devices and configurations
  • Proven experience in using automation tools
  • Recent hands on experience in Infrastructure Design (hosting, storage, network, PaaS/IaaS)
  • Ability to learn new tools/techniques quickly and apply this to the SOM environment
  • Strong leadership and self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to decompose high Level requirements, model them and document in sufficient detail for low level design
  • Experience working in small teams
  • Detailed knowledge of Event Management and automated responses
  • Detailed knowledge of Request and Fulfilment and how to automate fulfilment
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple disparate teams
  • Ability to integrate infrastructure, application and service provisioning with ITIL Request Management.
  • Able automate the workflow process (including approvals) and orchestrate the provision of complex catalogue items using tools such as CA PAM (as an example).
  • Able to configure/code to industry API's such as RestFUL/SOAP
  • Able to automate/configure RunBook automation to resolve standard issues (e.g. application out of disk, log files full)

Skills Nice to have

  • Knowledge/Experience of Service Management Tools such as CA Service Desk and BMC Remedy
  • Knowledge of tools such as Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Terraform
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure provisioning using CA Service Automation/BMC Cloud Lifecyccle Management
  • Knowledge/Experience with UCS
  • Knowledge/Experience with Cisco networking
  • Working knowledge of Agile Methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Knowledge of the ITIL framework