Automation Service Engineer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 5:21 PM)
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Bradley Vande Kieft
Information Technology (IT)
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 Automation Service Engineer to support our Next Gen Data Center Engineering effort. Candidate should have a strong development or infrastructure as code background.

Deliverables could include Containers, Chef Cookbooks, vRA/vRO workflows, and GUI development as required.

Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers is desired.




Experience Required:

Must Have:

  1. Configuration Management Suites like Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  2. Git or other Source Control (SVN, CVS, Accurev, etc.) and GitHub
  3. Programming - Work with multiple emerging programming languages (Ruby, Python, Perl, etc)
  4. Scripting . Bash, PowerShell, etc.
  5. Develop, document, test, and use REST APIs
  6. CI/CD Jenkins, etc
  7. Code review and writing tests should be second nature (Test Driven Development)
  8. 5 plus years of experience of coding


Soft Skills:

  1. MUST BE a self-starter, capable of working independently and in teams with minimum supervision
  2. Must have excellent communication skills and technical writing skills (Communicate technical design through diagrams, documents, and presentations)
  3. Ability to work with a variety of cross functional teams to develop automation with services and for required tools
  4. DevOps or Agile Development


Experience Preferred:

  • Type-1 and Type-2 hypervisors, including VMWare ESX, Fusion, Xen, Virtualbox, Hyper-V, etc..
  • Virtualization and/or Cloud: vCenter, Amazon AWS, MS Azure, Google Compute, etc.
  • Cloud Orchestration Platforms, VMware vRealize suite (vRA, vRO) or SALTSTACK very desirable
  • Experience with emerging web GUI development platforms (AJAX, HTML5, JSON, JQuery, JavaScript)
  • Network Knowledge
  • SQL skills. Schema design, SQL programming, and SQL tuning
  • Containers knowledge (rkt, Docker, Kubernetes, CoreOS)
  • Containers automation and management
  • Exposure to various IDE (Integrated Development Environments) . Visual Studio, Eclipse, etc..
  • Various Certifications or University (Anything really, shows interest in learning)
  • Participate and contribute to Open Source projects (shows interest in learning) Self driven individual who can understand requirements, develop and coach others as needed with devOps mindset.



G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.


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