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Systems Engineer Ansible Linux/Automation

San Francisco, CA 94107

Posted: 11/19/2018 Industry: Network / Systems Job Number: 6919

Have a passion for travel and world-class customer service?  

ektello is currently hiring an Systems Engineer Ansible Linux/Automation for one of the our most unique travel clients in San Francisco, CA. Our client provides magical travel experiences in 65, 000+ cities and 191 countries. With one of the world’ s most effective approaches to building both an iconic brand and an incredibly successful business, they have a place as one of the most iconic companies of this generation.

Systems Engineer Ansible Linux/Automation

Our client is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer with expertise in Infrastructure management, tooling, and automation to help with the design, build, and operation of the corporate systems infrastructure. This role will be primarily focused on designing and deploying operational readiness for Linux infrastructure.

•     Establish trust and strong relationships with senior leaders, operating managers, and professional staff across other teams as it pertains to infrastructure needs and systems.
•     Act as system owner and technical escalation point for patching automation design/build and RHEL licensing.
•     Create accurate and clear technical documentation; develop support processes and procedures; operational training and support ownership hand-off to peers/organizational units.
Required Qualifications and Skills
•     Advanced knowledge of RHEL Linux.
•     Expert knowledge of and experience building automation around patching and operational readiness for Linux systems and applications.
•     Advanced experience using configuration management tools (Ansible) at scale.
•     Experience using CI/CD pipelines and DevOps tooling.
•     Expert in one or more high-level scripting languages (Python preferred).
•     Strong working knowledge of the intricacies of Yum.
•     Experience in coordinating technology decisions with architectural requirements and constraints.
•     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•     Excellent decision-making and organizational skills with emphasis on detail and follow-up.
•     Excellent technical architectural and process documentation skills.
•     Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks.
•     Strong team player
•     Willingness to take responsibility, accountability and ownership.

Bonus Skills
•     You have experience with Satellite 6, Katello, Candlepin, Pulp

•     Demonstrated skills via Github or the like.
•     Practical DevOps working experience.
•     3+ years of similar recent job experience.



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