DevOps Administrator

  • location: Carmel, IN
  • type: Temp to Perm
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job description

DevOps Administrator

job summary:
The overall purpose/primary function of this position is to be responsible for automating the provisioning and the operational tasks. Relevant platforms include but are not limited to WebLogic / WebSphere Application Server / Java containers, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Database, Red Hat and Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) Applications and Servers, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Services, Salesforce, Microsoft Windows Applications and Servers, Cache servers, Search engines (Endeca or equivalent), and Repository (SVN / GIT).

This position interfaces with operations, development, and quality assurance teams. The DevOps administrator is responsible for supporting proprietary applications, open source, commercial software, and cloud.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibility #1 (55% time)

Creation and modification of automation and orchestration scripts/jobs necessary for the provisioning and maintenance of servers and applications. Relevant servers could be physical or virtual, on-premise or in the cloud (AWS, Azure, Google, etc.), Red Hat and OEL or Microsoft Windows. Relevant applications/platforms include but are not limited to WebLogic / WebSphere Application Server / Java containers, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Database, Cache servers, Search engines (Endeca or equivalent), Applications running on Linux or Windows, etc. Automation and Orchestration tools would include but not be limited to Ansible, Jenkins, and Jira.

Responsibility #2 (15% time)

Perform internally generated research on new products and technologies related to automation and orchestration. Be automation and orchestration subject matter expert (SME) - assist IT personnel when required in a consulting capacity in order to ensure project success. This is accomplished through meeting set objectives, and mentoring other members of IT when it comes to automation and orchestration processes.

Responsibility #3 (15% time)

Responsible for partnering with the solutions engineering team in the execution of systems/platform build and deployment for new and existing initiatives as per Technical Services designs and guidelines. Solutions include research in best practices as well as pre and post implementation documentation as well as project execution, when required.

Responsibility #4 (10% time)

Responsible for providing estimates for projects/initiatives, tracking time, and communicating as it relates to assigned projects/initiatives.

Performs other duties as needed (5% time)

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a minimum of six years technology experience, and a minimum of four years automation experience. Qualified candidate is a hands-on technical J2EE applications, applications administrator, or systems administrator with proven scripting experience in project and/or production support roles in an enterprise environment.

SKILLS

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven communication and technical writing skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems with minimal direction
  • Knowledge of service management processes (e.g. ITIL) is a plus
  • Knowledge working in an Agile environment is a plus
  • Ability to adapt, and work autonomously in a 24 x 7 global business
Technical Skills

  • Expert in automating operational and provisioning tasks using various scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, Python, PowerShell, etc.
  • In depth understanding of DevOps tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, and Jira
  • System administration experience, preferably Red Hat, Oracle Enterprise Linux, or Windows
  • Java application server administration such as Tomcat, Weblogic, or WebSphere
  • Web server experience such as Apache, NGINX, IIS, or similar
  • Extensive experience with public cloud such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Services
  • Some experience with HTTP, TCP/IP, SMTP, DNS, SSH, Routing, Switching, Clustering, Load balancing, LAN
  • Good understanding of network/security systems and protocols
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and technical documentation skills
  • Experience with Docker or similar container technologies is a plus
 
location: Carmel, Indiana
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Responsibility #1 (55% time)

Creation and modification of automation and orchestration scripts/jobs necessary for the provisioning and maintenance of servers and applications. Relevant servers could be physical or virtual, on-premise or in the cloud (AWS, Azure, Google, etc.), Red Hat and OEL or Microsoft Windows. Relevant applications/platforms include but are not limited to WebLogic / WebSphere Application Server / Java containers, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Database, Cache servers, Search engines (Endeca or equivalent), Applications running on Linux or Windows, etc. Automation and Orchestration tools would include but not be limited to Ansible, Jenkins, and Jira.

Responsibility #2 (15% time)

Perform internally generated research on new products and technologies related to automation and orchestration. Be automation and orchestration subject matter expert (SME) - assist IT personnel when required in a consulting capacity in order to ensure project success. This is accomplished through meeting set objectives, and mentoring other members of IT when it comes to automation and orchestration processes.

Responsibility #3 (15% time)

Responsible for partnering with the solutions engineering team in the execution of systems/platform build and deployment for new and existing initiatives as per Technical Services designs and guidelines. Solutions include research in best practices as well as pre and post implementation documentation as well as project execution, when required.

Responsibility #4 (10% time)

Responsible for providing estimates for projects/initiatives, tracking time, and communicating as it relates to assigned projects/initiatives.

Performs other duties as needed (5% time)

 
qualifications:
This position requires a minimum of six years technology experience, and a minimum of four years automation experience. Qualified candidate is a hands-on technical J2EE applications, applications administrator, or systems administrator with proven scripting experience in project and/or production support roles in an enterprise environment.

 
skills: Knowledge and skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven communication and technical writing skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems with minimal direction
  • Knowledge of service management processes (e.g. ITIL) is a plus
  • Knowledge working in an Agile environment is a plus
  • Ability to adapt, and work autonomously in a 24 x 7 global business
Technical Skills

  • Expert in automating operational and provisioning tasks using various scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, Python, PowerShell, etc.
  • In depth understanding of DevOps tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, and Jira
  • System administration experience, preferably Red Hat, Oracle Enterprise Linux, or Windows
  • Java application server administration such as Tomcat, Weblogic, or WebSphere
  • Web server experience such as Apache, NGINX, IIS, or similar
  • Extensive experience with public cloud such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Services
  • Some experience with HTTP, TCP/IP, SMTP, DNS, SSH, Routing, Switching, Clustering, Load balancing, LAN
  • Good understanding of network/security systems and protocols
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and technical documentation skills
  • Experience with Docker or similar container technologies is a plus

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