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The Deployment Automation Engineer II will provide development and support for production and lab SumTotal Systems Cloud automation platforms. The person in this role will be part of a team providing support in addition to proposing and working on innovative projects with the goal of eliminating manual processes and ensuring world class reliability of changes in the SumTotal Systems Cloud environment. As part of a team, this individual will partner with the SumTotal Systems Engineering team to ensure architectural changes and new automation platforms are focused on providing value to our customers and on improving efficiency in our operations. Candidates who include examples of past project successes in their application will receive priority consideration.
- Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and support of lab and production automation platforms.
- Incident/Problem management for cases reported by Engineering, Cloud Service Operations and Cloud Deployment teams.
- Optimize VRA/VRO system reliability, security, performance, and operational efficiency.
- Provide 24/7 operations support as part of a team through shift and on-call coverage as required.
- Develop enhancements to automation platform including work on existing roadmap and research and testing of new tools to further automate deployment and operations processes.
- Interface with developers to onboard applications into the automation platform.
- Participate in release testing activities as well as the automation of those activities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Live in or willing to relocate to Gainesville, FL.
- Must possess demonstrated understanding of SQL and writing SQL queries
- Must possess VMware vsphere experience including the management, provisioning and deprovisioning of VMs
- Must possess Windows experience including active directory, DNS, DFS, SMB and general windows administration
- Must possess Linux command line experience - can navigate folders, edit files, troubleshoot issues, and write basic scripts.
- Must possess foundations in networking including IP management, vlans, network data flows and systems communication
- Must possess experience using REST APIs
- Must possess demonstrated experience solving problems with innovative solutions.
- Must possess excellent communication skills.
- Must possess strong technical troubleshooting skillset
- VRA & VRO system administration and development experience
- 2 years of experience working on an Automation platform (chef / puppet / VMware, etc)
- Advanced network experience - load balancers (citrix netscalers) and firewalls (Fortinet, cisco, or similar)
- CDN experience
- Experience using enterprise storage NASs or SANs
- Strong IIS Experience
- Advanced Knowledge of Windows Server.
- Advanced Linux Proficiency
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Clustering, DNS, Active Directory and Group policy
- Basic understanding of Firewalls, Load Balancers, Switches, Network Design.
- Experience creating functional design documents, technical design documents, interviewing end users to create user stories, and translating those into finished projects
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably Computer Science or Engineering discipline.
- MCSE & VMware certification are a plus. Linux certification will be an added advantage.
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