DevOps Automation Engineer

Job type
NZD100000 - NZD120000 per annum
The opportunity:
Our client is deploying new WAN technologies for our customers using leading edge vendors such as FortiNet and VMWare and we are wanting to extend our reach to the entire infrastructure stack including as switches, Wi-Fi and routers. As an automation expert you’ll take in information from Technical Leads, Solution Architects and  Product Owners, as well as our customers, to ensure the integration and installation of our products is seamless. You will be the go-to DevOps engineer for our team involved in a wide range of projects and will be responsible for continuous improvement opportunities. This is a new function to this group so you will have the opportunity to make this role your own. We will offer you plenty of opportunity for continuous learning, challenges to push you to be your best and the scope to own and grow on your future.
Company profile:
Our client operates in an exciting and constantly evolving industry, where the pace of change brings new and unique challenges every day.  They have adopted an "Agile" way of working to allow them to meet the fast-changing needs of their customers.  Agile facilitates a transparent, collaborative environment with highly productive teams who are empowered to deliver better outcomes for our customers. They pride themselves on using cutting edge technologies and being a truly inclusive company where everyone can be, and bring, their true selves every day.
The role:
  • Building on and developing a best of breed automation delivery system
  • Work as part of many project teams
  • Mentoring team members
  • Creating and maintaining documentation
  • Manage and track your workload and Integration activities
  • Available to work within the operational hours of 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday and as requested after hours
Knowledge and skills:
Infrastructure as Code:
  • Strong capability in Ansible scripting
  • Strong understanding and application of automation architectures. ie using Docker, Jenkins
  • Scripting languages such as Python or TCL.
  • Markup language knowledge such as JSON, YAML
  • experience in a DevOps role
  • Ability to engineer and design solutions that are standardised and scalable.
  • Professionalism and technical excellence.
  • Excellent problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication and intrapersonal skills.
  • Ability to present solutions to both technical and non-technical customers and users
  • Understanding of Agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • Ability to influence those around you to deliver great outcomes.
  • You will need the right to work full-time in New Zealand.
Desirable Network and security skills:
  • Experience with routing and switching.
  • Experience with Fortinet technologies.
Desirable Certification:
  • CCNA or basic networking cerification
  • Cisco DevNet
  • Docker associate
If this sounds like you, click apply now or reach out for a confidential chat on the position.