• Aptask
  • $84,070.00 -121,080.00/year*
  • Branchville , NJ
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time


Automation Engineer develop and apply the technological principles needed to control or monitor the processes in place. Will be involved in developing and designing the concept, testing, installation, and understand automation processes out there of automation processes.

Work with senior leadership and Architecture to formulate and carry out the strategic plan for the automation and cloud directions. Establish and support technical policies and procedures to align with the automation and cloud directions, which includes compliance and security efforts related to systems managed by the Infrastructure teams

Develop automation methodologies for infrastructure build and system management activities across platforms, network and storage systems

Develop and maintain installation and configuration management procedures, and drive automation around these areas

Identify and implement automation to improve infrastructure services, as well as \"self-healing measures, to 99.999% availability (i.e. \"Five 9s ) Continual improvement of IT infrastructure supporting agile model

Coordinates cross functional projects and enterprise-wide programs to insure compliance with shared infrastructure strategies.

Support the efforts for cross-training and collaboration, as well as mentoring other less-experienced members aiding in the automation and cloud directions

Drive improved \"Time To Value using automated, consistent and self-documenting processes

Aid in the communication collaboration with the Project Management teams, Architecture and Infrastructure Coordinators on project progress, issues and solutions


Expert level knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems and technologies, including the automated provisioning and management of these environments

Expert level knowledge and experience with infrastructure automation design and services, Including, HA (High Availability), IaC (Infrastructure as Code), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

Expert level knowledge in the administration of storage/SAN, file, including forecasting, utilization, provisioning and redundancy

Expert level knowledge and experience with the implementation, optimization, automation, high-availability and management of infrastructure services, including NOS (Network Operating Systems/Active Directory), DHCP and DNS

Expert knowledge in the workings and operation of virtual environments, including application, server and storage

Understanding of Cloud technologies, including administration, design and provisioning through the use of cloud management and broker services (e.g. vRealize, Cloudforms)

Strong understanding of configuration management and software deployment principles, such as Puppet, Ansible and Chef

Understanding of storage technologies, storage virtualization and principles of SANs

Extensive experience with active scripting languages, including and especially PowerShell and Python. and the use to further automate environments

Advance experience with source control, configuration management and deployment systems, such as Git Lab, Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible

Experience with Windows and Linux middleware

Experience working with databases (e.g. SQL, Oracle)

Hands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, Microsoft Azure and multi cloud platforms

Experience with network principles and design

Experience in the administration of storage/SAN, file, including forecasting, utilization, provisioning and redundancy College degree in computer science or a related field preferred.

10 + years Infrastructure Engineering or Applications Architecture across multiple disciplines

Associated topics: architect, architectural, architecture, building, construction, drafter, structural engineer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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