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Ansible Automation Engineer & Kubernetes System Admin

Date:  Jul 15, 2021

Irving, TX, US

Requisition ID:  30396

About Avaya

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About the Opportunity

The growth of our Cloud deployment has also driven our needs for automation and automation platforms to be used by the Avaya Enterprise. We use Jenkins/Ansible to automate in vCenter and in Palo Alto network system to support Avaya product builds. We also manage Kubernetes platforms for Avaya containerized product deployments.

About the Responsibilities

Develop automation solutions and standards leveraging Ansible playbooks and Jenkins pipelines.

Automate workflows, collaborate and assist with installation and configuration of virtual environments and networking in VMware and Public Cloud environments based on project requirements and design analysis.

Architect, deploy, configure and manage the Kubernetes/Tanzu platforms

Provide operational support and guidance for the Kubernetes/Tanzu platform including administration, troubleshooting, user support, monitoring, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and build packs

About the Requirements


Proven experience with Ansible, shell or powershell scripting

Proven experience with VMware vSphere and ESXi

Proven experience with networking and related technologies (e.g. load balancing DNS, SSL, firewalls,  NAT, SDN)

Proven experience with DNS, NTP, SAML, OAuth 2, Active Directory


Ansible, or other related automation and orchestration tool scripting required

Ability to use DevOps tool chains such as Jenkins, Bitbucket, Docker, etc.

Experience with Kubernetes platform management and container application development

Experience with Linux Unix system administration



Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or equivalent



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Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas