5+ years of experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles.
BS level technical degree or equivalent experience required; Computer Science or Math background preferred or equivalent experience; MS degree desired
Experience with Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure
Experience automating a real-world production environment
Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments
Experience with code deployment (tagging)
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments with many nodes.
Familiarity with CloudFormation and JSON.
Strong scripting skills, i.e., Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewall
Familiarity with any monitoring tools like Nagios, Incinga, SiteScope, etc.
Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, Mercurial, Perforce).
Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins, Bamboo and TeamCity.
Experience with automated testing tools (ie. Selenium, JMeter).
Understanding and experience with code deployment (tagging).
Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST).