Ansible Engineer

    • Philadelphia, PA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of an Ansible Engineer (Automation) in Philadelphia, PA. Overview: A client in the Banking sector is looking for an experienced Ansible Engineer/Developer who can engage with technology vendors, partner with internal customers and work across the full technology stack to define & lead future designs that will scale and modernize the company compute environment. The right person must be comfortable being at the forefront of a rapidly innovative automation landscape and have the experience to operate across the enterprise. The successful candidate will have a mix of skills with some proficiency in coding, automation, x86 hardware and operating systems. The candidate should have previous experience automating delivery of software and configuration to multiple infrastructure destinations, specifically some experience with infrastructure running Red Hat Enterprise Linux and experience with automation tools like Ansible, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Go, Docker, etc. The engineering function has ownership for build and certification of hardware, firmware, operating system and layered system software products for the enterprise with a heavy focus on automation for currency and compliance. This engineer will be involved in automating fully software defined datacenters, middleware and other application stacks, configuration drift, patching, vulnerability management, and reporting. The ideal candidate will be a forward thinker, passionate technologist and expert in modern automation and x86 technologies.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience developing and engineering with Ansible
  • Experience developing and scripting with Python
  • Experience writing playbooks with Ansible (required)
  • Technical depth to define and implement next generation automation technologies
  • Domain expertise in server hardware and/or operating systems
  • Able to mentor junior engineers and help grow emerging talent
  • Technical and personal skills to work cross-functionally with partners and peer engineers in datacenter, networking, storage and end user development organizations to design next generation automation solutions
  • Skills to drive major vendor engagement to more collaborative engagements for faster
Start your career off on the right foot with one of 'America's Top 500 Companies', as awarded by Forbes. Our client is known as a place where people feel included, valued, supported and respected. Innovative thinking and industry-leading technology allow their associates to thrive and grow in their careers. And with a priority placed on their culture and company principles, their commitment to diversity, ethics and the communities in which they operate is their driving force. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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