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DATE ADDED: Tue 31/12/2019

Automation Engineer

Newcastle, UK


JOB TYPE: Contract, Full Time

SALARY: £360 - £360

My client urgently requires an Automation Engineer to work at customer site in Newcastle upon Tyne Responsibilities *Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud eg. Azure and AWS as well as datacenter / private cloud to deliver high availability, rapidly developed, fully automated solutions using predominately open source software which deliver value to the customer. *Providing technical leadership, help and guidance to less experienced members of the team through mentoring, coaching, constructive review and active participation in various technical forums. *Advising our customers on the latest technologies and methodologies, designing and implementing innovative approaches to their problems using Automation. *Ensuring software standards are maintained, being able to train and mentor junior staff. Defining processes and procedures to ensure maximum re-use and maintaining standards. *Understanding security policies and implementing solutions that satisfy the security requirements. *Designing and implementing solutions which have high availability and are scalable. *Providing feedback and demonstrating to a wider audience solutions currently being developed and introducing the team to new concepts and products. *Advise on testing solutions that can be automated to deliver an end to end testing solution for products. *Advise on monitoring solutions, which can automate error collection and display the results in real time that will improve the customer's experience. Top 3 must-have HARD/ TECHNICAL skills: 1. Experience with configuration management tools, e.g. Ansible (preferred), Puppet, Chef. 2. Experience with build and provisioning tools, eg. Jenkins (preferred), Terraform, Packer,Team City etc. 3. Experience and knowledge of AWS, Azure, bare-metal and Virtual hosting. Main Skills required: Nexus Jenkins Jira Ansible Ruby on Rails Git SonarCube Chef Experience of Test Driven or Behavior Driven development, and being able to implement automated test solutions The ability to integrate various products using APIs enabling a joined up automated approach Experience with monitoring systems e.g. ELK, Nagios, New Relic, DataDog, Splunk etc. Experience with Docker container hosting including Kubernetes and RedShift for example. Experience of modern programming languages, understanding at least one of: Bash script, Python, Ruby, Perl, C, C++, Java, PowerShell Working knowledge of digital delivery processes and methodologies Ability to work with an Agile Team, being able to be self-driven and looking for continuous improvements to both the process and the systems.
Role: Automation Engineer
Job Type: Contract, Full Time
Location: Newcastle,

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