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Linux Automation & Application Engineer / Austin, TX / Logistics / SN786738

Austin, TX
Why Work for Us?

Established in 2006, continues to grow dramatically within the IT, telecommunications, Automotive and SCM industry.  We encourage our employees in personal development with a passion to succeed and we offer an excellent benefit package.  Every employee has access to Medical, Vision, Dental, Life and 401K plus many more.
 
401K with Employer Match
Company Paid Dental, Vision, Life and Medical up to 100%
Paid Sick Leave
Chance for VISA sponsoring


 
  • Role: Linux Automation/Application Engineer
Must have a passion for automation and infrastructure development and will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing software solutions and automation workflows for our IT infrastructure and operations.
Will work closely with other cross-functional teams to automate workflows, improve server OS deployments and provisioning processes using automation, and develop containerized applications using the tools such as OpenShift, Kubernetes, Podman, and Docker.
Need to leverage web frameworks like Flask or Django to provide full-featured RESTful APIs that can be used by end-users and other applications. Will also be responsible for hands-on application debugging, troubleshooting, and problem remediation with automation workflows.
Contribute to the development of configuration management policies to further automate and streamline operations and contribute to open-source tool builds used on Linux servers.

Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and implement software solutions and automation workflows for IT infrastructure and operations
  • Based upon requirements, independently design and develop best-practice code that enables integration and administration of diverse applications with a focus on process automation
  • Deploy production-ready code using industry-standard testing and deployment processes, such as unit/acceptance tests, testing environments, and CI/CD processes
  • Leverage web frameworks (such as Flask or Django) to provide full-featured RESTful APIs that can be used by end-users and other applications
  • Document and support automation services – and continue to build on that automation framework; make it responsive, make it self-healing and incorporate AI, and make it purely data-driven
  • Improving and refining server OS deployments and provisioning processes using automation
  • Design, implement, and support IT applications,  such as CMDB, ELK stack, GraphQL, and other tools such as Grafana, InfluxDB, MariaDB, PostgreSQL
  • Contribute to configuration management policy development to further automate and streamline operations
  • Contribute to open-source tool builds used on Linux servers
  • Hands-on application debugging, troubleshooting, and problem remediation with automation workflows
  • Build tools and implement automated flow to integrate seamlessly into our job scheduling system, including regression and continuous integration systems
  • Work with other cross-functional teams to automate workflows, implement dashboards and monitoring systems, and support engineering groups
  • Develop containerized applications using tools such as OpenShift/Kubernetes/Podman/Docker and champion the adoption of microservices and containerization best practices for automating IT processes
  • Closely collaborate with IT and internal customer teams to understand requirements and develop new tools/applications
  • Continuously evaluate and improve best practices for IT process automation
  • Responsible for contributing and fully focused on executing project plans defined by the IT Team

Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in IT automation engineering
  • Strong proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Python, Ruby, or Java Significant experience with development best practices:  source control, pull requests, code reviews
  • Experience with producing production-ready code using testing and deployment best-practices
  • Experience working with and developing APIs (Flask, Django, Sanic, or similar)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and software testing frameworks
  • Knowledge of building, configuring, monitoring, and supporting open-source tools and application stacks on Linux
  • Experience with most Linux operating system commands and utilities
  • Experience working with Docker or Podman, Kubernetes, and/or Openshift

Nice to have
  • preferably Python and shell scripting
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Significant experience designing and developing enterprise-scale software solutions working with customers and stakeholder requirements
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or CFEngine
  • Commitment to continually improving services and automated processes to meet the needs of customers and colleagues [good to have]
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience working with data analytics tools (CMDB, ELK stack, GraphQL, Grafana) and databases (InfluxDB, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)


BTI Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.





 

recruiting@btisolutions.com
BTI Solutions
801 E Campbell Rd. Suite 230, Richardson, Texas 75081, USA
Office:+1-972-992-0030, Fax:+1-972-992-0050

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