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Principal Cloud Automation Engineer (2435) in Laguna Beach, CA at Xome

Date Posted: 12/17/2018

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Ready to be a Cooper too? This might just be right up your alley!

We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

Job Description:

The Cloud Automation Engineer role has a significant focus on infrastructure automation both on primus and in the cloud. This includes being able to design, program, simulate and test automated processes to execute specific tasks required to build out complex infrastructure deployments repetitively.  It requires a strong automation background in tools such as vRealize Automaton and RightScale, programming and scripting capabilities and the knowledge to use configuration management tools such as VCM, CHEF, Puppet or Ansible.  The engineer will be required to provide secondary support for the day-to-day operational support of the environment including new system delivery, change requests, proactive availability and performance monitoring, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and the resolution of system issues. The ideal candidate will have engineering experience with both Windows-based systems and virtual server environments running on top of VMware vSphere. Candidates must have strong communication skills, and the desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Cloud Engineer will demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing across multiple channels and become a trusted advisor to decision makers.
  • Will be required to analyze system requirements and ensures that systems will be securely integrated with current applications without impacting business continuity.
  • Will have a deep understanding of system development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
  • Solid knowledge required for SCCM, Patching Operations, Active Directory, Windows Security, Window Server Troubleshooting, PKI Management, KMS knowledge, DNS, Nutanix and UCS experience. 
  • Knowledge using deployment management tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Saltstack.  RightScale orchestration, Chef, and AWS is a plus
  • Create elegant and powerful ways to automate complex problems that can evolve in the enterprise as the business grows
  • Design and manage Cloud technologies including automation, process, and governance.
  • Provides support for the environment including new system delivery, change requests, proactive availability, performance monitoring, preventative maintenance, resolving system issues, performing various types audit remediation, produce and maintain procedural documentation and assist in maintaining ticket queues. 
  • Drive product assessments and POC initiatives.
  • Actively participate in Change Management and Problem Management calls and take ownership for resolution of issues
  • Train offshore teams on operations’ support procedures, evaluate their performance and take corrective actions
  • Drive automation by creating and utilizing scripts and tools to automate procedural tasks
  • Participate in and be the escalation engineer for on-call support rotation
  • Must be able to take on leadership responsibilities
  • Clear and precise communication with management and upper management on issues, solutions and new technologies
  • Undertake other tasks as directed by Management
  • Travel as required.
  • Produce and maintain procedural documentation throughout the lifecycle of the system

Functional Job Competencies:

  • Proficient written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical employees, and process orientation skills
  • A customer driven approach with exceptional customer management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task, be highly organized, and work independently
  • Ability to identify problems and apply creative solutions
  • Experience coaching and mentoring technology talent
  • Understands the role of Orchestration, Configuration Management as it pertains to Continuous Integration/Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Proficient in Automation technologies

Core Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related) or equivalent work experience required
  • At least 5 years of experience supporting enterprise level applications and their infrastructure.
  • At least 3 years coding/scripting in Ruby, Python or Perl OR at least 3 years coding/scripting in.Net and Powershell OR At least 3 years Cloud experience in Azure, AWS or GCE Skillsets
  • Requires strong knowledge of current cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Strong scripting and coding abilities (Ruby, Bash, Python, PowerShell)
  • Substantial experience with automation and configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, RightScale)
  • Experience with server automation techniques both on-premise and in the cloud
  • Very knowledgeable in Windows and Linux support
  • Microsoft and/or Cloud Certifications desired

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Aliso Viejo

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Cypress Waters - Dallas, TX

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