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Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Boston, MA

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Job Description



Lighthouse is looking to hire an Infrastructure Automation Engineer. The Infrastructure Automation Engineer will have expert-level background with Linux server engineering and administration, strong experience with VMware and exposure to AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform etc. and use configuration management tools and scripting for automation. A successful candidate is self-driven, enjoys learning new technologies, and is willing to stretch themselves to become a stronger engineer and mentor others around them to do the same.

Required Skills & Experience

* Experience architecting and implementing orchestration and desired state configuration solutions in an enterprise setting using Ansible Tower.
* Deep knowledge and hands on experience using Terraform to orchestrate various types of infrastructure, such as AWS, Azure, VMWare, Nutanix
* Previous experience as a systems engineer supporting Linux, Microsoft Windows, VMWare, and/or public cloud infrastructure.
* Solid understanding of Networking and SAN principles
* Excellent Troubleshooting skills
* Experience working in an Enterprise setting
* Solid understanding and hands on knowledge of web applications, databases, and relating infrastructure/architectures
* Solid understanding of security principles
* Hands on knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Go, Ruby, Shell, Powershell


Desired Skills & Experience

* Significant experience designing and supporting production cloud environments
* Strong coding skills, in one or more languages, to include python & java
* Experienced developing collaboratively, including infrastructure as code
* Cloud templating and automation tools for deploying and managing infrastructure
* Experienced with building CI/CD pipelines preferably with cloud native tools
* Deep knowledge of cloud platform APIs and automation
* Excellent written and verbal communications with an ability to summarize and translate between business and technical contexts
* Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
* Working with application developers and owners to understand requirement
* Self-starter able to execute independently, with light supervision
* Degree preferred in computer science or related field
* AWS or other cloud certifications
* Strong customer facing and relationship building skills
* Ability and willingness to travel to for project and customer engagements

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