Automation Specialist

  • Role located in Canberra
  • Applications close on Tuesday 11/5/2021
  • Anticipated start date 1/7/2021
  • 12 month contract with 2×12 month extension options possible
  • A current BASELINE security clearance is required for this role

An Automation Specialist is required to lead automation in the Data Centre and Infrastructure team. The Data Centre Management Team is responsible for the management of all data centres, server hosts and virtualisation, along with storage, backup and restore capability. The team is also responsible for providing after hours on-call support for our infrastructure.

You will lead the development of the department’s vRealize Automation (vRA) platform. You will be responsible for creating blueprints and workflows that aim to improve efficiencies of daily operational tasks. You will also be responsible for coordinating with end users to assist and train them with using vRA’s self-service portal.

Selection Criteria

  • Experience/Knowledge of VMWare technologies including:
    • VMware vSphere,
    • vRealize Automation ,
    • vRealize Orchestrator,
    • vRealize Operations,
    • vRealize Log Insight ,
    • VMware NSX for vSphere,
    • VMware NSX-T.
  • Scripting and coding experience in:
    • Javascript,
    • PowerShell,
    • PowerCLI,
    • YAML.
  • Experience/Knowledge of Kubernetes and containerization.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of deploying workloads to hybrid cloud environments.
  • Ability to produce documentation for processes and procedures.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills to work with skilled technical people, including making presentations to staff and stakeholders and coaching staff.
  • Experience in administering the following compute infrastructure:
    • HPE c7000 and Gen9/10 ProLiant Blade Servers,
    • HPE Synergy Chassis and Blades,
    • HPE DL Rack Mount Servers,
    • HPE Apollo Servers.
  • Experience in administering the following storage systems:
    • HPE 3PAR Storage Systems,
    • HPE Storeonce Systems,
    • NetApp E-Series Storage Arrays,
    • Dell Isilon/PowerScale,
    • Brocade Fabric Switches,
    • Brocade Network Advisor.
  • Experience and knowledge of Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Saltstack.

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