Senior Software Automation Engineer

  • Sacramento
  • $65 on W2
  • Full-Time
  • Will lead Automation initiatives and efforts for on premise infrastructure.
  • This includes development of the infrastructure, automation tools, pipeline executions, and monitoring dashboards of the automations deployed.
  • Identify existing automation use cases to document, catalog, manage and improve.
  • Improve efficiency of Platform task execution by identifying repeatable tasks that can be automated and streamlined, including self-service abilities.
  • Own and be responsible for automation pipeline, execution, and roadmap of the Platform Engineering Team
  • Work independently and as part of a team to develop and document standards and procedures.
  • Be responsible for overseeing major automation initiatives and supporting key functional groups.
  • Development of support processes, technical planning, and work coordination for all facets of automation.
  • When necessary, interact with software vendors to reach problem resolution; may include opening service calls, providing logs, and responding to advice received by phone call, tickets or email.
  • Oncall required as part of a team rotation
The Person:
  • Automation first attitude and ownership approach
  • 5+ years of high development proficiency in one or more scripting languages (Python, Ruby, PowerShell).
  • 5+ Years development experience with infrastructure automation and configuration management tools including Ansible, and Terraform, and code repositories in GitLab/Github.
  • 5+ Years working with GitOps / DevOps processes and environments including developing and running automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with VMware Cloud Foundation, vRealize Operations(vROps) and vRealize Automation (vRa), Vmware Tanzu and other virtualization management tools
  • 8+ Years of UNIX/Linux and Windows Administrator experience supporting medium to large enterprise environments.
  • Ability to understand complex technical concepts and communicate them effectively to other team members
  • Familiarity with ITSM practices and process.
  • Participate in performing and leading technology development, test, and deployment activities
  • Ability and desire to work both independently and with a team.


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