Windows Automation Engineer
+ 4-6 month contract
+ Hampshire based
+ £(Apply online only) per day
As the Subject Matter Expert (SME) 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.
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
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)
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