Cloud Automation Engineer

| Chicago
10th Magnitude is a technology services firm helping businesses achieve transformation through cloud technologies. We are market leaders in leveraging the power Microsoft Azure to accelerate innovation speed, operational agility and customer responsiveness for clients around the globe. As one of the top Microsoft Azure partners in the US we specialize in Azure Migration, Cloud-Scale Custom Application Development, Internet of Things, Analytics and DevOps achieved through Azure-Enabled Infrastructure Automation. A member of the Microsoft Azure Partner Advisory Council and a Gold Cloud Platform Microsoft partner, 10th Magnitude is headquartered in Chicago and rapidly expanding across the central US.
Job Description: 
Do you have a devotion to scripting and automation that verges on obsession? Do you believe that if you have to do something more than once, its time to write a script? Does it bother you at a fundamental level when someone logs into a server interactively instead of using a configuration tool? If so, we want you to be our next Cloud Automation Engineer. You will be responsible for helping our clients improve their efficiency and effectiveness using modern technologies and techniques. You will take our customers to the next level of velocity and agility by implementing and championing the principles of Continuous Delivery and Infrastructure as Code. We are looking for someone who is passionate about using cloud technology to solve business challenges and relishes in developing solutions that are truly solutions. If you believe that DevOps is a philosophy, not a title, team, or tool, then this is the role for you.
Qualifications:
  • A passion for problem solving and learning new technologies
  • 2+ years experience with infrastructure automation tools (CFEngine, Chef, Ansible, Puppet).
  • Thorough understanding of configuration management concepts.
  • Expertise with system automation scripting (Ruby preferred).
  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code techniques and tools, such as Cucumber, serverspec, or minitest.
  • 5+ years System administration and engineering experience (Linux or Windows operating systems; experience with mixed environments a plus).
  • Well versed in Internet architectures, including web, application, and database components.
  • Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics.
  • Ability to name at least two great blogs, podcasts, or newsletters about DevOps, configuration automation, or cloud computing that we havent heard of yet.
  • Strong knowledge of Infrastructure as a Service technologies (Amazon EC2, Windows Azure, etc.).
  • Bonus: Experience using git, SVN, or other version control systems.
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Location

20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of 10th Magnitude

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative. Innovative. Friendly.

Ryan

Senior Automation Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

I enjoy working on projects that are technically challenging to me, and that provide value for our clients. Being able to dig into new tech, figure it out, master it, then implement it in multiple different environments and seeing results in multiple environments is very satisfying professionally.

Chris

Senior Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started inside of a customer facing engagement management place and was successful there. I had also started to fill needs internally with process and operations. When a position became available I worked with my leadership to transiiton into that position full time. I'm super happy here.

Casey

Director, Consulting Operations

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Technology wise, we use Skype and slack to communicate. SOme newer projects are running on teams. INternally, I make a point to say hello to people in the halls and leave myself open to welcome questions, etc. Be suportive, listen and follow up.

Casey Ryan

Director of Consulting Operations

What are 10th Magnitude Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
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Beer on Tap
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