Automation Engineer

Chicago, IL 60654

Post Date: 06/13/2017 Job ID: 9092 Category: Network/Systems

Tech Services – Windows System Automation Engineer


The Windows System Automation Engineer will support our client’ s Infrastructure to ensure stability, integrity, and efficiency of operation through automation. This key member of the team will also help identify areas for potential improvements in order to maximize the benefit of their IT investments and help integrate existing systems. Lastly, this person will need to engineer and build solutions, with a high degree of autonomy, to help solve every day business’ s needs. Each day you will face exciting challenges in our client’ s fast paced, innovative, and diverse world.


What you' ll do:
  • Contribute to and lead specific projects to enhance our Windows infrastructure such as:
    • Extracting data from existing systems/appliances to populate our alerting and monitoring stack
    • Collecting/working with timeseries data within our InfluxData environment and continuing to advance our opensource contributions in that space
    • Integrate our build system with tools used elsewhere within Jumps IT
  • Automate existing processes and procedures where beneficial using MS PowerShell or other automation tools
  • Help develop a framework for centralized system config management and automation in our Windows environment
  • Utilize experience to come up with innovative solutions to unique problems facing our team and the company
  • Better integrate environment with existing business systems and processes
  • Help Manage and maintain a global Windows server based infrastructure including technologies such as Microsoft ADDS, Exchange
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues for a variety of different appliances working with vendor’ s support to resolve issue when necessary


Skills you' ll need:
  • Expert in PowerShell scripting language used for automation or creating tools
  • Experience working against 3rd party RESTfull apis for system integrations
  • Experience managing distributed infrastructure in a centralised way
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Years of experience managing a Windows environment
  • Additional experience beneficial in:
    • Vmware Virtualisation / PowerCLI
    • Citrix NetScaler
    • Enterprise Storage
    • Citrix Xenapp
    • ADDS
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • HyperV
  • Well-organized, good communication skills, and attention to details
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures
Windows, Linux, Active Directory, Exchange, Virtualization

Evan Pollock

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