DevOps Lead-

The DevOps Lead will identify automation opportunities, design, develop, integrate, test and implement automation scripts to enhance the service-oriented processes within the IT environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong DevOps mindset, experience in automation architecture design and test automation frameworks. 

This role will work with internal and external customers to provide innovative automation alternatives within the technology environment for customers. The Lead will also support a learning organization model through coaching, training and mentoring.

Responsibilities

  • Formulate an enterprise automation roadmap that will provide an iterative strategic plan to implement and develop an automation framework
  • Work with customers to understand their infrastructure automation solution requirements
  • Reduce costs and improve service quality using in-depth knowledge of the relationship between applications and infrastructures
  • Lead technology innovation within the environment by researching, identifying and testing out leading edge automation technologies
  • Consult and provide technical support services on project implementation to customers to deliver automated infrastructure changes and technology configurations:
  • Identify and develop automated solutions
  • Identify and provide opportunities for refinement and automation of defined workflow processes
  • Promote continuous and seamless integration of technology automation into the Service Catalogue
  • Participate in and support process improvement initiatives
  • Share / leverage successful products, processes and best practices across the technology organization

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years functional experience working as an Automation Engineer
  • Experience in architecting automation framework
  • Familiarity with testing techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with scripting languages Perl, Python, Powershell, Scala and Java
  • Proficiency in Configuration Management & automation tools such as – Powershell, Perl, Ruby,   Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar
  • Current hands-on experience in automating infrastructure technology components ranging across the IT spectrum including facilities, network, storage, compute, security and end user technologies
  • Technical proficiency and understanding of core technology services including:
  • Security Services – Design and provision secure solutions related to firewalls, jump hosts, encryption at rest and identity/access management solutions
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing concepts and technologies such as AWS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Network services – Design and provision core network services such as DNS, DCHP, Active Directory, load balancing and WAN simulation is preferred
  • Virtualization Technologies – Ability to install, configure/manage and provision virtual resources from one or more virtualization technologies (VMWare, Hyper-V, KVM) with a preference for VMWare is preferred
  • Proven time management skills (organization, prioritization, collaboration)
  • Understanding how to work in an environment of fluctuating/dynamic workloads while remaining committed to delivery deadlines
  • Able to absorb new technologies and capabilities
  • Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities
  • Experience participating in geographically distributed and culturally diverse workgroups
  • Relevant technology automation certifications from ISA or similar organization is preferred

If interested, kindly share your CV in word format to cloud@oscartemple.com with job title as subject of mail. Referrals are also appreciated

Job Location: New York USA

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