Encantado Technical Solutions is seeking an Automation Engineer to work within the Science & Engineering Computing Environment Services group which provides computing capabilities and in-depth support for scientific and engineering applications. The team builds and maintains user environments, delivers subject matter expert support, and application-level software and tools to the scientific and engineering communities.
Design and implement automation solutions that address business requirements
Build and review automation workflows for consistency and with a focus on improving resilience and performance
Perform installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of customer managed automation and orchestration tools and platforms
Monitor performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed
Conduct research on automation products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the industry
To accomplish this, you will need experience with automation and orchestration tools such as Ansible, Puppet, and Chef. Experience in UNIX, Linux including file management, scripting, editing, and security. Experience with a variety of programming languages, software, or tools to develop regular or ad-hoc queries from large datasets. Familiar with network communication protocols, and other related protocols. Ability to implement solutions integrating Rest application program interface (API) based web services. And finally, knowledge and understanding of best practices and IT operations.
Associates Degree with a minimum four years of documented relevant experience
Proven track record of problem solving using strong critical thinking, analytical and troubleshooting skills
Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently
Minimum four years’ experience with Linux (RedHat or Ubuntu) including file management, scripting, editing, and security.
Experience in large and complex automation engagements
Experience with implementation and operation of one or more automation and orchestration tools and platforms (Ansible, Terraform, Chef, Puppet)
Experience with bash shell scripting and other languages (Python, Perl, or Ruby)
Ability to work seamlessly within a team as an active contributor
Strong verbal and written customer service and communications skills
Knowledge of, and desire to follow IT Operations best practices and procedures such as issue management and incident response
Familiar with information security best practices
Experience writing documentation for internal processes and customer facing products and services.
Encantado Technical Solutions (ETS) is an unpopulated Small Business Administration-approved mentor-protégé joint venture between Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. and ECS Federal, LLC. ETS is bolstered by second-tier subcontractors Information International Associates (IIA) and Amentum. As ETS is unpopulated, employees will work for one of the four companies listed above.
It has been and continues to be the policy of Encantado Technical Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law.