job summary: Summary As an Automation Engineer, you will use your knowledge and experience to engineer integrations into Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and on-premise technology services to drive operational excellence through integrated automation and monitoring services.We are looking for a person who has the right mindset to be a part of an elite team of developers and engineers focused on making our businesses successful. You must possess a unique blend of technical and customer facing skills. Be an out of the box thinker and able to directly engage with all stakeholders - security, compliance, data, user experience, business, engineering, governance.Responsible for helping to implement Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 automation and integration standards, and baselines. Required Skills As a successful Automation Engineer, your performance objectives include:Participant in the overall design of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 automation frameworkHelp drive definition and standards required for the automation frameworkTranslates high-level service designs from service and project management into implementationsDocument implementation playbooks with design specifications for adds/changes/deletes of services and related componentsWork with architects, service and product managers to identify / implement service requirementsEnsures designs produced adhere to architectural roadmaps and supports the development, execution, and operation of serviceAnalyze and recommend designs based on feature requirementsBased on the requirements, create test cases, perform the tests, and develop automation integrationsAnalyze any issues found and provide detailed remediation optionsAnalyze any defect reports along with log files and be the first line of troubleshooting automationDevelop, document, and maintain an understanding of how the data will be used within automation routinesUpdate and maintain existing PowerShell scripts which perform data intake and extraction as neededUpdate, write, and maintain a MSFT SQL database/queriesMaintain legacy batch scripts on Windows serverThoroughly test integration and updates to the code / scripts before they are deployedQualified candidates must have the following:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and/or extensive experience (typically 5+ years) in a related field.5+ years of extensive experience and technical knowledge of Microsoft cloud technologies including automation development and Graph API integrationEnglish speaking/writingExcellent analytical skillsSelf-managed and motivated individualProven ability to solve problems creativelyinterpersonal skills and extremely resourcefulAble to communicate well with non-technical contactsAble to understand and update batch scripts on Windows ServerExperience with writing test casesExperience writing integration scripts with API callsExperience writing data queries with response actions Coding languages: PowerShell | Expert-levelPython | GeneralJava | GeneralC# | General.NET | General location: Charlotte, North Carolina job type: Contract salary: $60 - 70 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: We are looking for a person who has the right mindset to be a part of an elite team of developers and engineers focused on making our businesses successful. You must possess a unique blend of technical and customer facing skills. Be an out of the box thinker and able to directly engage with all stakeholders - security, compliance, data, user experience, business, engineering, governance.Responsible for helping to implement Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 automation and integration standards, and baselines. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 10 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: Automation Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.