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Cloud Automation Engineer Senior

Job Description

Summary:  Cloud Automation Engineer is required in the Global Virtualisation Service organization that delivers various Virtualisation services (predominately VMware based) within the IaaS portfolio.  The role will be focused on the development and support of automation software that is required to facilitate efficient management of the platform, the platform’s self-service applications (portals & API’s) and the increasing automated consumption of platform by Software Development teams.



Responsibilities



Develop & maintain automation that manages, monitors & scales VMware based application platforms comprising 1400+ hosts and 40,000+ Virtual Machines in four global data centers (US, EMEA & APAC)
Develop & maintain VMware vRealize Automation Application that provides Self Service Cloud Portals to 12,000+ Software engineers
Develop & maintain automated engineering workflows and VM deployments using VMware based application platforms
Maintaining and scaling all VMware based cloud application platforms
Development, test & deployment of automation, using CICD tooling & best practices
Supporting software development & DevOps engineers in the creation of automated engineering workflows that leverage the VMware based application platforms
Driving innovation & industry best practice across the internal cloud team and with software engineering teams
Establish and maintain monitoring capabilities for various hardware and software components used in the application services stack
Manage & continuously improve end-user experience of the VMware based application platforms
Willingness & ability to travel on occasion to data center locations in North America, Ireland & India


Qualifications

BSc in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent
3+ years of experience as a cloud services software engineering, developing automation to deploy workloads to AWS, Azure, or GCE
Strong practical experience in managing VMware vsphere high availability clustered platforms & backend storage infrastructure (NetApp or TinTri)
Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a cloud or virtualized environment
Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure
Prior success in automating a real-world production environment
Strong scripting skills (I.e. Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc…)
An understanding of writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), using tools like CloudFormation or Terraform
Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOAP and REST)
Knowledge of IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing, and firewalls
Experience using DevOps tools in a cloud environment, such as Terraform, Ansible, Artifactory, Docker, GitHub, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Maven, and Sonar Qube
Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, etc…)
Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet)
Experience with continuous integration methodologies and toolsets (Jenkins)
Experience with seamless/automation build scripts used for release management across all environments
Experience with automated testing tools and test-driven development
Understanding and experience with code deployment
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal development organizations

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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