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Chef Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-72629
Location: Irving, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 8 Years
Start Date: 10/08/2018
Responsibilities:

Ensure development excellence in the way we solution, provision, instrument, manage and continuously improve the IT development and operations of Technology Infrastructure services.
Provide technical leadership around building a Chef based automation framework that facilitates efficiencies around infrastructure operations.
Help build standards around CI/CD and dev ops processes and use them actively to deliver business relevant solutions and automations for the CTI teams.
Use your depth understanding of Architecture and Design principles around Docker, containers, Object oriented programming and Agile Development and use the same to build frameworks with standards and guidelines.
Be accountable for vetting the correctness of the build architecture solution of new projects
Mentor technical resources for them to be able to adopt Chef based automation in their respective teams
Drive continuous improvement and facilitate adoption of relevant infrastructure tools as per currently established standards.
Help identify automation and improvement opportunities and quickly implement them with quality.
Understand and promote adoption of standards to ensure consistency and efficiency across the organization

Requires:
Must have hands-on experience in automating using Chef.
Expert level understanding of Chef across Unix/Linux and Wintel platforms.
1+years CI/CD based development.
1+ years Design, System Tuning & Performance Improvements on distributed systems.
Knowledge of perl scrpiting
5+ years supporting/developing on Red Hat LINUX
Application development knowledge in Python/Perl, Ruby or any Object-Oriented language
Practical experience of Agile and in depth understanding of its principles, GTD. KANBAN is preferred

Ability to effectively mentor engineers
Operating Systems Knowledge and understanding of Docker, Containers.
Must be able to structure, plan and execute strategic initiatives with the right project discipline
Ability to work effectively with virtual and remote team.