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Automation Engineer

  • Location: Denver
  • $ Salary: US$60 - US$70.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Haley Butler
  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -122023-482990


In this role you will be responsible for writing playbooks and modules to implement hardening controls and manage configuration tools in a variety of environments at different accreditation levels. You will also play a central role in upgrading, supporting, and optimizing those tools to create a highly available, resilient, and self-healing environment. You will troubleshoot and resolve issues with the automation tools and their implementation, recommending and implementing changes to enhance, stabilize, and secure their ongoing operation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and hold an active U.S. Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or five years of experience may be substituted for a degree
  • At least 8 plus years of software development and/or infrastructure engineering experience.
  • Ability to be on call on a rotating basis
  • Demonstrated experience administering Red Hat Linux and its derivatives (CentOS, Rocky, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience writing Ansible playbooks and roles
  • Demonstrated experience in Infrastructure as Code (ex. Terraform or CloudFormation)
  • Demonstrated experience with one or all of the following: Bash/Python/Perl/Ruby/PowerShell
  • Demonstrated experience deploying and managing Red Hat Satellite infrastructures
  • Demonstrated experience with LDAP/AD authentication mechanisms
  • Demonstrated experience administering Ansible Tower/AWX/AAP
  • Demonstrated experience deploying Cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP or other)
  • Demonstrated experience using source code repositories (Git)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active security clearance
  • Experience administering Ubuntu and/or Amazon Linux
  • Experience administering Windows (Server and/or Desktop)
  • Experience administering Microsoft SCCM
  • Experience managing Puppet infrastructures
  • Experience with AD Group policies
  • Experience implementing compliance standards (eg STIG, CIS, NIST 800-171)
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment
  • Agile development experience