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Senior Automation Engineer

Bowie, MD, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level

About FTI Consulting:

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Sr. Systems Engineer - Automation is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining software to promote efficient and scalable datacenter operations. Supported datacenter systems focus on globally distributed highly available web applications and infrastructure in both physical and cloud deployments.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Develop and test internal applications focused on streamlining datacenter processes.
  • Promote system scalability, reliability, and efficiency while minimizing errors through automation.
  • Develop cost controls and IT governance utilities around operational tasks.
  • Create and maintain automated scripts that will deploy, configure, and test applications.
  • Maintain an on-call schedule to support automation tools.
  • Collaborate with other IT Infrastructure and application teams.
  • Enforce Systems Engineering and DevOps standards and best practices.
  • Assist with determining standards for deploying to cloud infrastructure.
  • Work with key stakeholders in Project Management, Engineering, Development and QA to ensure high quality delivery of software projects.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of experience supporting a Windows or Linux server systems in an enterprise environment
  • 3+ years of scripting and object-oriented programming.
  • Must have a B.S. or a B.A. college degree or commensurate work experience

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Proficient in developing Systems Engineering solutions to help achieve highly available, highly scalable systems
  • Experience working in a mixed Windows and Linux environment
  • Prior exposure to a hosted application environment
  • Strong scripting ability using PowerShell and BASH
  • Proficiency in object-oriented languages; preferably C#
  • Proficiency in web programming technologies
  • Experience working with and developing against APIs
  • Ability to develop code effectively in a team environment
  • Proficiency in source control methods and technologies
  • Comfortable working in an Agile programming methodology
  • Experience in Cloud technologies including AWS and Azure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to quickly take on new technologies and concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proven solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with others.
  • Comfortable supporting fast-paced development teams.
  • AWS certification
  • Microsoft or Linux certification
Equal Opportunity Statement

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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