Reason for Headcount?
CLIENT Cloud Initiative
What are the key objectives for this resource?
Plan, Design, and Implement Chef Enterprise and components (Server, Automate, Compliance, etc.)
Plan, Design, and Implement Artifactory in a multi-datacenter environment.
Plan, Design, and Implement Cookbooks/Encrypted Databags to satisfy the needs of our Private Cloud Day-Two Operations
Plan, Design, and Implement Scripts for the CLIENT Private/Public Cloud Integrations for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Evaluate Existing Day-Two Operations and Build Necessary Scripts to Automate the Existing Manual Process
Provide 3rd level and Escalation Support for the CLIENT Chef Solution
Document ALL Implementations for Operational Hand-off, Troubleshooting, and Disaster Recovery
Evaluate, Test, Install and Configure Various Technology Solutions to Enhance the CLIENT Automation Capabilities.
What teams will they be interacting with?
Server / Storage / Network Design and Engineering Team.
What is the project (s) name? (Please provide detail regarding project deliverables, current phase, expected duration, team size, etc.)
CLIENT Private Cloud Design and Implementation.
How long is this project(s)?
6 Months (likely extensions)
Describe the ideal fit.
Skilled Cloud Automation Engineer (Cloud Scripting Guru) with a focus on Chef development, Ruby expertise, and exposure with Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure. DevOps experience is a plus. Personable and able to work with infrastructure and application teams to learn enough about their application and process to be able to build complex, well documented, integrations and automation scripts. Detailed oriented, process driven, and self-sufficient.
Skill / Experience Requirements:
3+ Years experience working with Chef
4+ Years experience working with Unix/Linux/Windows Platforms.
3+ Years experience working with Hybrid Cloud Solution offering IaaS, PaaS and XaaS.
3+ Years exposure with VMware Virtualization
2+ Years exposure working with Backup and Recovery Solutions in the Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud and Virtual environments.
General experience with ServiceNow
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Chef and best practices
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Artifactory and best practices
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Ruby scripting and best practices
Working knowledge of Python scripting and best practices
Comfortable with Server Side scripting languages: PowerShell, Unix Shell, Perl, Windows Batch
Comfortable with web technologies including HTTP, SSL/TLS, SOAP, and REST
Exposure with Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) for Cloud Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration(VMWare/RedHat Cloudforms).
Ability to have an open dialog with an application team, learn their application's function and API to build extensive integrations.
Nice to Have:
Advanced Experience in ServiceNow Scripting (Catalog, Workflow, and Orchestration Design)
Experience working with VMWare vRA and vRO
Experience working with Oracle Virtualization (OVM)
Experience working with IP Management Solutions (Infoblox IPAM).
Experience working with Network Virtualization.
Experience working with Storage Virtualization.
Experience working with Symantec Netbackup for the Virtual Infrastructure.