The Automation Engineer will be part of the Architecture and Engineering team, actively engaged and working with onshore / offshore employees and consultants to maintain and execute processes, systems and technologies within the MIT SCM team.
He / she will work with the team in daily operational work to support the SCM automated processes used by multiple development teams of Business-Critical applications, which includes usage of Continuous Integration tools Jenkins, Subversion, SonarQube, Nexus, etc.
He / she will work with key engineering resources from Infrastructure, Architecture, Engineering, and Development to drive and pioneer a scalable build pipeline in order reduce the business’s time to market.
The DevOps Engineer must be proficient in OO programming languages such as Java, and in the building, packaging, branching and merging of these applications as well as troubleshooting issues with the source code build process
Minimum education and work experience required for this position include :
Proven ability to automate tasks and connect tools together via Programming and / or scripting skills.
Proven ability to write programs, utilities, scripts to automate daily tasks. Java development is required.
Experience developing / scripting utilities which can mine data in existing databases to produce reports (preferably Oracle and / or MySQL).
A strong proficiency in navigating and editing files within UNIX / Linux environments.
Build automation experience using Development tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Maven, Ant, Gradle, Nuget, Chocolatey, NPM, and similar technologies.
Experience building applications using Maven / NPM / Nuget and utilizing these tools connected with an artifact repository, such as Sonatype Nexus or JFrog Artifactory, is a must.
Experience leveraging Docker alongside the development process is strongly desired.
Understanding of source code management concepts and disciplines such as source code branching / merging strategies.
Must have experience using Atlassian Jira.
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Demonstrated ability to meet commitments in a large IT project environment.
Demonstrated ability to review and maintain SOP (Standard Operational Procedures) documentation.
Ability to coordinate automation release strategies with Development leads and Infrastructure engineers.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills to collaborate with consultants, stakeholders / customers (from Developers to Managing Directors), peers, and vendors
Highly motivated, self-directed, and performance driven. Strong customer service and teamwork skills : motivated to grow and succeed.
Ability to stay up to date on industry trends related to areas of responsibility. Willingness to quickly adapt and learn.
Experience working in a SOX compliant environment a strong plus.