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Ansible Developer
Ref No.: 18-06043
Location: San Ramon, California
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Monthly
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Time/Expenses are to be entered on Kaygen s JobDiva Portal
KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from startups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

Manage permissions for organization & teams.
Define, maintain and control policies applied to various systems, including servers, network devices, load balancers, etc.
Develop code, test, implement Ansible playbooks to automate provisioning of servers, on and off premise, manage configuration of machines at regular intervals, prevent configuration drifts from occurring & setting standard configuration files or objects applicable to the Chevron environment
Develop code and implement Compliance playbooks to automate security compliance and hardening of systems, setting proper permissions to files and automated patching
Control and Maintain all modules within Ansible Module Library and use Visual Studio Team Service (VSTS) as source control for source code
Required Qualifications:
2+ years of experience in Ansible playbook development
Strong knowledge of Source Code Control Systems: VSTS and GIT
Experience with YAML, Azure, Cloud instance standup, environment monitoring.
Demonstrated experience in at least 2 of the following areas:
Experience developing applications, databases, PostgreSQL, Python, MySQL, Windows SQL, REST APIs, and JavaScript / PowerShell based web service APIs and Ansible Tower
Strong understanding of relevant software development tools including version control, build processes, debuggers, and test frameworks
Familiarity and experience in Python programming technologies on Linux-based platforms
Experience with continuous integration and development practices, Hudson/Jenkins or another CI systems a plus
Exhibits strong oral and written communication skills including group presentation, facilitation and training skills
Excellent time management, organizational skills, crisis management and problem-solving skills are essentials
Strong analytical, teamwork and customer engagement skills
Communicates clearly and tactfully
Ensures information is accurate and complete
Self-motivated and open to learn all aspects of cloud administration
Must be willing to teach and share all knowledge with team members and other operational teams
Basic understanding and ability to script automated processes
Able to utilize web searches combining information snippets and assembling them to a usable documentation or script
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Python and other modern scripting languages a plus

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