Mid-level Systems Automation Engineer

Employer
Verisign
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Verisign operates the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains that today include .com, .net, .tv, .edu, .gov, .jobs, .name and .cc, as well as two of the world's 13 Internet root servers. Verisign's product suite also includes Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, iDefense Security Intelligence Services and Managed DNS.As an Automation Engineer (a systems engineer specializing in configuration management automation), the candidate is tasked with developing, coordinating, and supporting Verisign's strategy to automate server builds, configuration changes, and code deployments. The candidate should be a strong team player as they will collaborate with architects, systems administrators, database administrators, storage engineers and other systems engineers. Strong communication skills are a must to fit in with the team's DevOps model.The candidate is expected to work with minimal supervision, provide direction for their projects, identify issues and recommend the appropriate action/resolution.Qualifications:BS in Computer Science or related field and 5 years overall experience. Experience as an Operations Engineer or Systems Engineer required.Specific experience in:* Automation in a web scale environment* Ansible* Linux* Perl* Python* Golang (Go)* RPM* Facilitating and politically navigating large-scale cross-disciplinary technology projects with highly technical end users.* Preparing technology briefings and presenting this information before management and at conferences.Also desirable skills:* ElasticSearch* InfluxDB* Naemon* Grafana* Jenkins* OpenstackMust be available for on-call duty.Posted by StartWire.