• Location: Cardiff, Wales
  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Technology: .NET Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 11th Feb, 2021
  • Reference: 9479456

Windows Server Automation Engineer- 2-3 months - £300 - Outside IR35


My client is a Microsoft Gold Partner and are looking for a skilled Windows Server Automation Engineer. This is a ASAP start with open interview slots.



















Role overview:



We are currently expanding our Windows Server Automation Team and we are looking for a dedicated contract resource to write automation scripts for a number of frequently performed changes within our Wintel, Storage, Backup, and UNIX teams.



The successful candidate will be expected to identify opportunities for automation within software processes. Design and execute QA tests using scripts that automatically test functionality. Run tests for databases, systems, networks, applications, hardware and software.




Key responsibilities:




· Automate the most frequently performed template changes


· Write the automation scripts


· Identify opportunities for automation within software processes


· Design and execute QA tests using scripts that automatically test functionality


· Run tests, Identify bugs and quality issues


· Install applications and databases relevant to automation


· Collaborate with other business units to understand how automation can improve workflow



Skills and qualifications:









· Minimum of 3-year experience in the fields


· Excellent IT skills


· Excellent scripting and automation skills


· Proficient in PowerShell, Active Directory, Windows Server 2012, 2016 and 2019


· Excellent Python and BASH skills


· Knowledge of best practices for maintaining information security


· Data management experience


· Knowledge of Linux (desirable)


· Knowledge of Virtual Machines (desirable)



If you are looking for an exciting, new opportunity and you think you have the right skill set then apply below or forward your CV to Joe Bose at j.bose@nigelfrank.com or call 0203 861 5342 for more information.


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