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Lead Automation Architect

Job Title
Lead Automation Architect
Job ID
Nashville,  TN 37221
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Lead Automation Architect - 100% Remote
The Automation Architect will be part of a global cloud engineering team focused on engineering of AWS & Azure platform where application teams will build their apps. As member of the cloud team, the Automation Architect will be responsible for:
  • Support Automation presales opportunities by assisting Practice Lead with client sales opportunities
  • Architecting, Engineering & Management of AWS & Azure platform to stay current with internal policies & procedure and advancement of the platform to support current & emerging business needs
  • Partnering with existing enterprise IT organization to integrate cloud infrastructure/network environment with corporate infrastructure / data center environment.
  • Driving Infrastructure as code and configuration management for service deployment and lifecycle management
  • Developing and maintaining SDLC documentation for the platform
  • Build and drive automation for delivery and distribution of artifacts (golden images etc.) to the cloud
  • Actively participating in promoting best practices through community and focused learning sessions
Education Minimum Requirement:
  • B.S. in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field a plus
Required Experience and Skills:
·         5+ years of experience in IT field
  • 5+ years of work in the DevOps, CI/CD space (build/deploy pipelines, IaC/Environment/Test automation/Artifact Management)
·         Min 4 years’ experience supporting AWS or Azure Cloud Platform
·         Prior experience working in agile, lean or iterative teams
  • Strong understanding of networking, operating system fundamentals (Windows and Linux), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to discover, document, decompose, research and solve for complex problems at scale
  • Proficient in at least one high-level programming language (Python, Ruby, Java or similar)
  • Hands on scripting and service configuration management expertise (bash/PowerShell/Ansible/Terraform/CloudFormation/MS Scorch or similar)
  • Prior experience working with git source control management & workflows
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • AWS or Microsoft Azure Certification
  • Redhat Ansible or Hashicorp Terraform certification
  • Experience working in a global, distributed team environment
  • Integration with ITSM workflows (ServiceNow) is a plus

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