Remote Automation Architect - AWS, Chef, Jenkins, Terraform, Strategic

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Sr. Chef Automation Architect – Jenkins, AWS, Strategy

Remote (Eastern Time Zone Only), Some travel.

Unable to do c2c. 6-12 months+

Our client is looking for a Chef Automation Consultant to work remotely (EST) with occasional travel to a close by client office.

This is Senior Level so we need at least 5 years experience with advanced level Chef experience. Because of Government projects, we need US Citizens only on this.

The ideal Candidate will have:

BS and 5+ years of senior level Chef work

Jenkins
Someone who has worked in large environment.
Determine if the client should use AWS OpsWorks Chef Automate or stand-alone Chef Automate Server

Setup chef servers using terraform for all VPCs including FF, us-west qa/pre/prod

Migrate/consolidate existing Chef cookbooks across all envs to apmm-devops github org

Configure the Chef server to link the current chef cookbooks repo.

Bootstrap all our current nodes to be controlled by the Chef server.

Create new Chef cookbooks for new requirement, like install Wazuh.


Works related to existing chef pipeline:

Debug and fix current broken Jenkins job on chef-pipeline

Debug Create missing jobs for apmm_splunk/ apmm_appdynamics_ma/apmm_appdynamics_dotnet cookbooks


Strategic work:

Help determine a long strategy for Chef based on needs of teams across Client Platform

Understand the shifting usage of orchestration tools and help determine a strategy including best of breed tools and TCO.

Well versed in our technology stack with the following: Chef Automate, Chef Workstation, Chef Test Kitchen, Chef Supermarket, SSH tunnels, jump hosts, GitHub, alternate automation toolsets, Jenkins, build pipelines, AWS experience preferred


Project Description:

Able to work with and self-discover a complex Chef infrastructure

Able to work across teams

Able to work with and articulate goals/plans with management

Is a self-starter, able to identify tasks and goals and then develops a plan to accomplish them

Ensure teams have a robust Chef pipeline that can be used across environments allowing for cookbook reuse

Understand the shifting usage of orchestration tools and help determine a strategy including best of breed tools and TCO


Work related to Chef Automate:

Determine if we should use AWS OpsWorks Chef Automate or stand-alone Chef Automate Server

Setup chef servers using terraform for all VPCs including FF, us-west qa/pre/prod

Migrate/consolidate existing Chef cookbooks across all envs to apmm-devops github org

Configure the Chef server to link the current chef cookbooks repo.

Ensure current nodes are controlled by the Chef Server and Chef Client

Create new Chef cookbooks for new requirements, like install Wazuh


Work related to existing chef pipeline:

Debug and fix current broken Jenkins jobs on chef-pipeline

Debug/create cookbook and Jenkins jobs for APM

Additional info about this position:

Our client has a Chef Environment at 2,500 nodes

Primary task is to stabilize the current Chef environment

Not currently supported. May need a rebuild or fix

Later projects include:

Future strategy for Chef across all projects

Consulting on all possible solutions in this space

We can hire asap, so reply today



Job Requirements:
  • 5+ years hands on Chef Software experience

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