Cloud Automation Engineer- VRA/VRO Specialist

Cloud Automation Engineer- VRA/VRO Specialist

Job Title: Cloud Automation Engineer- VRA/VRO Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ36452168_1537266269
Contact Name: Max Douglas
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2018 11:24

Job Description

Cloud Automation Engineer- initial 3 months- London- £550- £650 per day-

Role purpose:
Requirement for a consultant to perform complete code analysis and document the current vRO workflows developed on VMware vRealize Automation and Orchestration products.
This activity will form the basis to design and implement Git version control using branching strategies to upload code into Gitlab as part of a new Continous Integration and Continous Deployment strategy.
There will be the odd occasional requirement to support the current Cloud development teams to maintain the Private Cloud environments involving Development, debugging and improvement of new or existing vRO workflows and vRA forms.


The following skills are essential to have for the candidate to be qualified for this position:

-Deep development skills with VMware vRealize suite 7.x (vRA/vRO) and JavaScript Custom Workflow Development.
-Familiarity with secure code development methodologies.
-Git version control with in depth experience with merging, rebasing and branching.
-Experience in setting up, managing and monitoring build job and release pipelines using Jenkins.
-Understanding of Agile Methodologies for Software Development.
-REST API, HTTPS authentication design and service consumption.
-Good knowledge with different Linux and/or Windows Server builds, including HA setups.
-Be familiar with general open source development practices.
-Experience troubleshooting issues in production environments.

A plus if you have:

-Worked with VMware Codestream (Houdini) to setup gating rules and release pipelines for Continuous Deployment.
-Knowledge in Firewall, Switch and Loadbalancer concepts including VMware NSX and software defined datacenters.
-Container design and deployment with technologies like Docker, Kubernetes.
-Experience with orchestration/automation tools like Puppet, Provisioning tools (Kickstart, Templates) and Scripting languages (e.g. Bash, PowerShell)

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