ISYS Technologies, Inc.

  • Senior Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-CO-Aurora
    Job ID
    10084
  • Minimum Clearance Required

    Secret

    Responsibilities

    Functional Responsibilities:

     

    ISYS Technologies is looking for a Senior Automation Engineer who will be responsible for deploying and integrating scripts and recipes to automate Systems configurations and COTS configurations in complex server environments. These environments have a mix of servers, workstations, and custom hardware, provide the backbone for the operational system of a critical, strategic national asset. The environments also support product development, testing, and maintenance. The successful candidate would be responsible for implementation of automation recipes (Chef) and scripts (Ruby, PowerShell, Python and others) as part of an automated installation process. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have an engineering mindset, and be able to troubleshoot complex problems. This position may require some on call support and limited (<20%) travel for installation and troubleshooting support.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering and six years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (technical Bachelor Degree = additional 8 years of related work experience)
    • 6+ years of relevant Infrastructure/IT experience related to system installation and configuration
    • Background in Systems Operations environment supporting complex environment deployment and management activities
    • Experience with automation tools such as Chef (preferred), Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Fabric or similar products for O/S builds, software installation and configuration
    • Hands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, either private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS)Systems integration experience
    • Ability to troubleshoot complex configuration problems or system issues
    • Experience with Windows or Linux System Administration
    • Strong scripting skills (i.e. PowerShell, Python, Ruby, bash, etc.)
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both written and oral

     

     

     

    Desired Experience:

    • Experience with orchestration tools – Rundeck, VMware Orchestrator
    • Understanding of Infrastructure as Code and demonstrated implementation
    • Understanding of DevOps concepts
    • Experience with VMware– vCenter, ESXi, vSphere
    • Understanding of Change Management processes - Version Control of software and code - GIT, CVS

     

     

    Clearance:

     

    • Secret

     

     

    Essential Requirements - Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.

     

    ISYS Technologies is an Engineering and Information Technology Company focused on providing Services to the Federal and State Government. ISYS offers a competitive compensation program and comprehensive benefits package to our employees including Health/Dental/Vision/PTO and more. ISYS Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

     

    US Citizenship is required.

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