Automation Engineer

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
25 days ago

Role Title: Automation Engineer
Duration: 6 months
Location: London or Sheffield (2 days a week onsite)
London - Unit 8, Canada Square, Retail E14 5AH
Sheffield -Griffin House, 41 Silver Street Head, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 3GG

Pay: £484.71 Via Umbrella

Role purpose / summary
We are seeking an experienced Automation Engineer with expertise in Python, FastAPI framework, Ansible, Ansible Automation Platform, and Jenkins, to join our innovative team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in automation, API development, pipeline development, and experience with both Puppet and Ansible

What we're looking for:
1. Automation Development: Design, develop, and maintain automated solutions using Python scripting and Ansible playbooks. Implement automation workflows to streamline repetitive tasks and improve operational efficiency.
2. API Development: Utilize the FastAPI framework to design and implement robust APIs for various applications and services. Ensure high performance, scalability, and security of the APIs while adhering to best practices.
3. Pipeline Development: Build and maintain CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins to automate the build, test, and deployment processes. Continuously optimize pipelines for speed, reliability, and efficiency.
4. Monitoring and Maintenance: Monitor automation systems, pipelines, and APIs for performance and reliability. Troubleshoot issues promptly and implement corrective actions to minimize downtime.
5. Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create comprehensive documentation for automation solutions, pipelines, and APIs. Share knowledge with team members and stakeholders to facilitate collaboration and ensure continuity.
6. Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on emerging technologies, tools, and best practices related to automation, API development, and DevOps. Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement innovative solutions to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Key Skills/ requirements
1. Proficiency in Python programming language.
2. Strong experience with the FastAPI framework for API development.
3. In-depth knowledge of Ansible and Ansible Automation Platform for automation.
4. Hands-on experience with Jenkins for CI/CD pipeline development and management.
5. Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
6. Good to have knowledge of powershell and shell scripting.
7. Solid understanding of software development principles and best practices.
8. Experience with version control systems such as Git.
9. Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
10. Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
Join our team and play a pivotal role in driving automation, API development, and pipeline development initiatives for enhanced efficiency and scalability!

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