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Keywords / Skills : Server Automation

4 - 7 years
Posted: 2019-09-11

Industry
IT/Computers - Software
Function
Oil & Gas
Role

Posted On
11th Sep 2019
Job Ref code
JD-759
Job Description
Job Description :

About Us :
Affluent is a 6+ years old organization with a strength of 550+ employees providing Project Services and Managed services support to our clients. We are a very stable financial company with revenues of 90CR and a total strength of 500+ employees spread across Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Mexico and North America. Being an ISO 9001:2015 Company, we are also Microsoft authorized Gold Partner and Cloud Solution Provider. Our Clients include but not limited to Microsoft, Deloitte, All State, State Street, Nomura, HoneyWell, Fiserv, Oracle, IBM, Bajaj and BNP; supported from our Indian offices in Hyderabad (Financial District & ODC at Kondapur), Bangalore and Pune.

Roles and Responsibility :

Role
Virtualization Server Automation Engineer
Location
Hyderabad
Summary
Virtualization Server Automation Engineer required to join a global technology services group, responsible for managing and supporting a large and complex environment comprising of more than 19 global data centers, 20,000+ servers, 60+ petabytes of storage and multiple large-scale business critical applications.
The Virtualization Server Automation Engineer creates automation scripts using a combination of PowerShell and PowerCLI to automate server builds for application deployments. This role involves using automation techniques to significantly reduce the effort to deploy new application instances in a consistent and repeatable manner. It will include creation of standard templates and then building automation scripts to spin up new servers, name, add to domain, assign resources (memory, CPU, disk, network VLAN etc) and installation of standard packages.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience with server automation and server builds, and has the ability to independently write new, modify existing and debug PowerShell and PowerCLI scripts.
Good communication skills and ability to collaborate with other technical teams is essential.
In this role, you will be building new, updating and then maintaining a library of virtual server deployment scripts relating to eDiscovery applications and tools. You will also be working closely with Packaging Engineers to incorporate MSI and EXE deployments into your automation scripts. You will also be creating and updating documentation to enable server operations to use these scripts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Building and maintaining server automation scripts developed in PowerShell and PowerCLI
  • Performing application instance deployments and upgrades using server automation scripts
  • Troubleshooting deployment issues
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation relating to the server automation scripts including release and version history notes
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

  • Skill requirements
  • Knowledge of server automation and techniques is essential
  • Proficient in writing PowerShell and PowerCLI scripts is essential, including:
  • Create simple user interfaces to capture user inputs
  • Read values from configuration input files to be used as input variables
  • Use objects, conditional loops, if else statements, one and two dimensional arrays, string manipulation
  • Experience with using Puppet, Chef or Octopus Deploy ideal but not essential
  • Strong Windows Server and VMWare experience is essential
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory concepts and principles
  • Experience of writing technical documentation is essential
  • Good troubleshooting skills and an analytical mind is essential
  • Excellent written and oral English skills needed
  • Able to work with minimal supervision for daily tasks

  • Minimum Experience
  • Minimum 4 years professional information technology experience
  • Demonstrable experience of doing server automation using PowerShell and PowerCLI

  • Key Skill(s)

    About Company

    About Us : Affluent is a 6+ years old organization with a strength of 550+ employees providing Project Services and Managed services support to our clients. We are a very stable financial company with revenues of 90CR and a total strength of 500+ employees spread across Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Mexico and North America. Being an ISO 9001:2015 Company, we are also Microsoft authorized Gold Partner and Cloud Solution Provider. Our Clients include but not limited to Microsoft, Deloitte, All State, State Street, Nomura, HoneyWell, Fiserv, Oracle, IBM, Bajaj and BNP; supported from our Indian offices in Hyderabad (Financial District & ODC at Kondapur), Bangalore and Pune.
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