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Senior Automation Engineer - 18-00443
Ref No.: 18-00443
Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 02/19/2018 to 05/31/2018
IT DevOps has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Automation Engineer interested in designing, building and supporting automated solutions that help our dynamic DevOps organization deliver infrastructure as a code.
DevOps team member will be responsible for building, managing and supporting various components/building blocks of SQL database infrastructure as a code, focusing on continuous integration, automated software releases, configuration management, and system management in a high-availability cloud environment.
Candidate will be responsible for architecting, designing, developing and maintaining software that supports 100% automation of the fully configured SQL servers.
The candidate must be proactive, assume responsibility and provide long-term solution for the problems that can easily be extended to the organization.
Candidate must support large-scale SQL servers in an 24X7 production support environments.
Candidate Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required. Masters Degree is preferred.
  • Prior experience of configuring large-scale deployment of the SQL servers in a 24X7 production support environment is a must. 10+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory, Venify, IDERA other supporting tools is preferred.
  • Experience with the Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, ARM templates, and technologies is required. Automation of infrastructure services on AWS/Azure/Others is preferred.
  • Background on software development and scripting is required. Experience with, .NET, windows power shell is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in software design, development and engineering is preferred.
  • Azure Certification is a PLUS. Any of the 70-4xx or 70-5xx (Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, implementing MS Azure Infrastructure Solutions, Microsoft Architecting Azure Solutions)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication is desired.
  • Prior experience in supporting multiple databases applications across the organization is preferred.