Automation Engineer in Houston, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  909163

Automation Engineer (Houston, Texas)


Apex Systems, nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing firm, is looking to hire an Automation Engineer on a 1 year contract basis in Houston.



Position Overview


  • Tasked with designing and developing build to test solutions for the Enterprise Security Development and Operations team. You will take advantage of cutting-edge technologies to improve automation capabilities of the infrastructure supported throughout the organization.
  • Daily tasks by the Infrastructure Automation Engineer include building the Continuous Integration (CI) infrastructure, defining CI best practices, building the CI pipeline, and creating a test automation framework.
  • This including working with tools such as Azure DevOps CI/CD Pipelines, ServiceNow, and Ansible
  • The role requires that the individual be a consensus builder that works to align systems engineering strategy and design with architectural guidelines, application strategy and business goals.
  • Develop continuous integration, deployment, and test automation strategy
  • Develop strategic automation tools to improve project quality
  • Run automation projects and assessments
  • 8-10+ years’ experience in developing automated tests for web application, mobile application or REST APIs
  • Experience in Ansible module development in Python (automation configuration tool)
  • Experience designing and building automation solutions (Custom or Pre-built)
  • Experience coordinating with multiple project teams
  • Experience with CI tools (i.e. Azure DevOps/VSTS, Jenkins, TeamCity, Drone)
  • Expert in modern programming in at least one or more modern languages (Python, JavaScript, go PowerShell.)
  • Expert knowledge of multiple infrastructures technologies - Hardware, Configuration Tools (Puppet, Ansible, etc), Version Control (Git), Operating Systems, network, storage, firewall, security
  • Communication across multiple end users/stakeholders, team player,
  • Infrastructure automation experience
  • Performing software development, DevOps, or automation experience

*Please note that as a contract employee with Apex Systems, you'd be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*









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