Kforce Automation Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud / IaaS in Dallas, Texas

Kforce has 2 openings for Infrastructure Automation Engineer for long term projects in Dallas, TX.Overview:The Infrastructure Automation Engineer will be tasked to creating and taking forward the cloud computing environment at this client. The goal of this project is the create on infrastructure as a service environment over the next 12 - 18 months. The candidate will be instrumental in architecting and designing this solution, documenting it and working with the client's service partner (IBM) to implement the design.The client is looking for someone who has been part of a team that has created a cloud environment - and has done the automation work and worked with the specific tools need to do this, such as Chef and V-realize.

  • BS degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years supporting highly available infrastructure systems

  • Software development experience with at least one language (Ruby, Python, and Java)

  • Experience with vRealize Suite of automation and orchestration tools

  • Automated provisioning, configuration of many nodes with code deployment and configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet)

  • Supporting software container technologies (Docker)

  • Strong experience in Linux Systems Administration and troubleshooting

  • Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins

  • All candidates should have an advanced understanding and have worked in a DevOps environment

  • Familiar with Agile processes and development methodologies

  • Willingness to participate in 7/24 on call rotation to respond to and resolve issues

  • Good organizational skills and the ability the track and prioritize several tasks

  • Ability to pair with other engineers to dig into problems that occur in production and ship production code

  • Experience with source code repositories (Git, Stash)

  • Experience with cloud environments like AWS

  • Good communication skills to train and develop peers

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00