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Infrastructure Automation Engineer

Job Title: Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: IA/UN/009/CG_1653393806
Contact Name: Uma Nidhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Infrastructure Automation Engineer



Leading IT Services Provider requires Infrastructure Automation Engineer to join their successful Practice.

Must have skills…

  • Linux server admin skills (i.e. RHEL), 3+ years
  • RESTful APIs and scripting
  • DevOps tools, orchestration and infrastructure automation (Ansible / Jenkins / Puppet)
  • NAS / SAN
  • VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V
  • Clustering - Veritas

To be successful in the role you should have proven experience within the Technology sector with knowledge of the following skills:

  • Designing, developing, releasing and supporting infrastructure solutions with Linux and Windows based server environments, databases, services and APIs.
  • Work across multiple environments with scripts, programming languages, DevOps tools and restful web APIs. Take the role of Subject Matter Expert in technical project deliverables and be responsible for end-to-end solution implementation.
  • Write and test infrastructure as code to automate and streamline tasks. Building orchestration automation capabilities to support the execution of operational activities.
  • Collaborate with other infrastructure, engineering, application and support teams. Maintain the requirements to development cycle on a consistent pace.
  • Provide L3 technical support and escalation of production automation and infrastructure issues, incidents, data management and exception handling.
  • Writing documentation and standard operating procedure when required.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in Linux server admin skills (i.e. RHEL), 3+ years' experience is a must. Industry standard certifications for Linux domain is a plus.
  • Must have 3+ years' experience of RESTful APIs and scripting for data management, feeds and exception handling tasks. Knowledge of API best practices related to resource organization, use of sub-resources, error handling, testing and authentication.
  • Must have 2+ years' experience of DevOps tools, orchestration and infrastructure automation (Ansible / Jenkins / Puppet).
  • Strong infrastructure background with experience with x86 hardware, virtualisation platforms (VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V) and Clustering (Veritas Volume manager and Veritas Cluster Server) is essential.
  • Experience of source code management (GitHub / Bit Bucket) is essential.
  • Knowledge of storage infrastructure with experience of configuring file systems on NAS / SAN solutions, both standalone and clustered, including replication.
  • Knowledge of Databases such as Oracle, MS-SQL, Sybase or DB2 would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with IT Infrastructure delivery and related process would be an advantage.

Other Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and spoken technical and non-technical communication skills.
  • Understand of DevOps process and Agile development cycle with Continuous Integration / Delivery (CI/CD).
  • Have good experience creating design documents (HLD, LLD) diagrams (Vision) and presentations (PPT).
  • Good analytical mindset for problem solving under stress and time pressure.
  • Working across various cultures and geographies.
  • Should be willing to work in shifts / on call in case required.
  • Able to work independently, under least supervision.

If you are interested please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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