Senior Automation Engineer
Windy Gap Communcations - San Francisco, CA

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Windy Gap Communications is looking for Senior Engineers for both short and long term contracts.

hands on;
experienced in provisioning, orchestration, continuous integration/delivery, security and operations;
worked closely with all elements of infrastructure to provide continuous improvement of existing services, features, and ensuring high availability of customer’s platform.

We are a Palo Alto based consulting group, working with both big customers and start-ups a like, using leading edge technologies for infrastructure build outs and automation.

Desired Experience

  • Strong in Linux - NFS, NTP
  • Strong in Open Source Tools
  • REST API’s using XML and JSON
  • Scripting in Ruby, Perl, Python, Bash, Awk, or PHP
  • Elastic Cloud / Virtualization - ESXi ,EC2, Rackspace Cloud, Hypervisor, KVM, Xen, VDI)
  • Chef, Puppet, Cf-engine, Babushka, Knife, M-collective, Func, Kickstart, PXE
  • Continuous integration- Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo, Cruise control, Electric Commander
  • RDBS –MySQL, Oracle
  • Big Data - NoSQL - MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Hadoop
  • MQ Middleware (Active MQ, etc)
  • Single Sign On - LDAP, Kerberos, OpenDirectory, PAM
  • Apache, nginx Configuration, tuning and Operation
  • Experience supporting Java and Ruby web applications
  • Monitoring systems - Nagios, Ganglia, CollectD, Graphite
  • Performance testing and analysis
  • Test Driven Development – junit, Cucumber
  • Caching strategy (CDN, Varnish, memcached, Redis, etc)
  • Monitoring –(Nagios, Ganglia, CollectD, Graphite, etc)
  • Performance and High Availability testing and analysis
  • Package management workflows - Aptitude/dpkg, Yum/RPM
  • Single Sign On Technologies and Security frameworks - LDAP, Kerberos, OpenDirectory, PAM, IPTables, nmap.
  • ESB solutions configurations and deployments (Apache Camel, Web Methods, Oracle ESB, etc)
  • Enjoys working in an Agile environments