Sr. Cloud Automation Administrator

DELUXE CORPORATION - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Req ID: 200843WD

As a Sr. Cloud Automation Administrator, you will leverage your experience in cloud automation using VMware, vRealize Automation (vRA) and Orchestration (vRO) to support development of our build automation frameworks, and the scaling of DevOps methodologies.

What to Expect

Deluxe is unique opportunity for automation engineers! We are a 100 year old company that keeps up with the times and we plan to keep it that way. We utilize the latest enterprise technology to deliver nimble self-service utilities to our internal IT customers. You’ll be on a team that focuses on improving the mechanics of DevOps and IT Operations through self-service utilities, and self-healing actions. Your focus will be on using vRA/vRO (version 8) and Ansible to deliver vm and container automation. You’ll get to use providers like VMware, AWS and Azure, be exposed to NSX, Terraform, InfoBlox, ServiceNow, DSC, CyberArk, Tufin and more. Join us! You’ll get to create amazing automation that will improve the lives of your coworkers, while helping the business scale faster than ever before.

Responsible for automating deployments of various infrastructure deployment elements using vRA/vRO
Author and peer review plans related to updating firmware, hypervisor components, and software for cloud-based infrastructure
Assists in the development of the Server Build Self-Service service offering including roadmaps, sprint planning, etc.
Author quality documentation for all workflows and published work
Evaluate new and evolving technologies to provide technical feedback
Collaborates on the design of, and timely follows through with the development of vRA catalog items and vRO workflows
Be a liaison and collaborate with other teams on solving complex/dependent build processes
Works within an Agile project management framework and on occasion, lead sprint meetings
Use ITSM platforms to manage operational activities
Performing Change Request Activities after hours and on weekends.Participate in the 24x7 on-call rotation

Basic Qualifications:
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s and 3 years or HS/GED and 7 years
5+ years of extensive experience in cloud infrastructure technologies such as VMWare vCenter, ESX, Windows Server and Linux (REHL, CentOS, Ubuntu)
3+ years of proficient experience in REST API, PowerShell and JavaScript or Python
2+ years of development experience using vRA/vRO and Ansible
2+ years of experience with automated system builds and configuration management tools including Ansible, and Microsoft Desired State Configuration (DSC)
1+ years of Agile project management experience
1+ years experience with using ServiceNow to manage incident, change and problem tickets
Has an advanced understanding of business complexities, problems or opportunities & applies leading knowledge, skills, & experiences to successfully manage project cost, schedule, and scope.
Under limited direction, identifies group level challenges and recommends solutions. Solves difficult business problems through both effective use of financial and technology management while utilizing human resource management.
Has the courage to explore new or improved capabilities. Accepts feedback from supervisors and peers and learns from failures. Expresses thoughts and opinions in a productive manner about improvements in capabilities. Instills confidence in junior and senior members of the team.
Is highly effective in interacting with peers, teams, business partners, and management to influence and drive business decisions. Utilizes proper latitude and autonomy.

Preferred Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors of IT
Experience: 10 years of relevant IT engineering experience
AWS, Azure deployment and container automation experience
Using vRealize Life Cycle Manager to manage product upgrades
IP management within InfoBlox
Experience with GIT, InfoBlox, NSX, Terraform, InfoBlox, ServiceNow, DSC, CyberArk, Tufin

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Department: IT Architecture & Engineering
Time Type: Full time