Cloud Automation Engineer

| Chicago
  • Job Description Summary

    The Cloud Automation Engineer is responsible for designing, provisioning, monitoring and maintaining the on-premise datacenter and cloud automation framework. Successful candidate requires experience in systems and cloud automation, be a critical thinker, scripter with strong automation background, highly organized with strong communication skills and a mindset for continuous improvement to automate repeatable tasks.

     

    Job Duties

    • Responsible for the design, creation, configuration and delivery of cloud infrastructure environments using automation best practices and a proactive strategy.
    • Responsible for automating the infrastructure build in on-premise datacenters and cloud.
    • Responsible for providing technology assessments in support of automation and on-premise to cloud migration.
    • Responsible for automating of operational processes using scripting languages.
    • Recommend improvements, maintain/monitor production and non-production systems to ensure infrastructure performs at maximum efficiency and security.
    • Participates in disaster recovery and automate business continuity exercise.
    • Be able share the on-call rotation with the team.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience or Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience
    • Hands-on experience developing automation solutions using the tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Packer.
    • Hands-on experience in CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Hudson) and scripting (Python, Ruby, Bash, PowerShell).
    • Hands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS) cloud automation.
    • Hands-on experience in building application infrastructure environment using code and repeatable designs.
    • Experience in container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes is a plus.
    • Experience with Linux, Ubuntu, VMware (vCenter, ESXi, vSphere) and Database technologies (Oracle, SQL) in an enterprise environment a plus.
    • Experience in administering the monitoring tools like Solar Winds, App Dynamics, XPOLOG, Alert Site, OEM 12c/13c monitoring in a complex distributed java/cloud-based enterprise environment is a plus.
    • Experience with automating middleware stack like Oracle WebLogic, JBOSS, Tomcat, SOA based technologies, or its equivalent technologies is a plus.
    • Requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines, work in a team environment, follow written policies and procedures.
    • Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to independently solve complex technical issues and be proactive in issue identification and mitigating.

     

    Why Choose CCC:

     

    We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer generous benefit plans and resources designed with employee satisfaction in mind.
    What we value is simple - customers, employee commitment, collaboration and clear communication.

    We hire people who will embrace the company’s goals and productively contribute in ways that help us serve the customer, innovate, and stay strong.
    We make it a priority to keep employees healthy, happy and enriched.

     

    • Healthy - Wellness programs, competitive medical benefit offerings
    • Happy – Recognition programs, a confidential employee assistance program, Perkspot/employee discount program and potentially flexible work arrangements such as staggered start times
    • Enriched – Tuition reimbursement, training and learning programs, and leadership development opportunities

     

    Our corporate headquarters is located in downtown Chicago within the historic Merchandise Mart—a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building.

     

    Please Note: Contingent Workers, Field Inventory Representatives and Interns are not eligible for the benefits above.

     

    CCC Information Services was recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Sized Employers in 2018 and ranked #17 in the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago in 2017 by Built In Chicago.

     

    CCC is ready to help you shift your career into high gear. Let's get started!

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Location

Two city blocks and twenty-five stories of innovation and culture. theMART is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago’s history as an innovator in tech
222 Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 60654

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I've been here 5 years, and I learn something new everyday. I have the opportunity to grow my skill set, the flexibility to spend time with my family, and the support to accomplish my professional goals.

Prasanthi

Manager, Quality Assurance

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

There is a strong focus on learning and progressing from missteps, with the ultimate goal of making sure we meet
business needs. I have the flexibility to talk directly to people outside of my immediate team which speeds up the delivery process, and aids in responsiveness.

Jennifer

Services Delivery Manager - Austin, TX

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I started as an intern at CCC, I was trusted to work with extraordinary technology. Now, as an Architect, I get to work on those technologies and new ones with other pioneers - that type of innovation ignites my creativity.

Amin

Engineer, Architecture and DevOps

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our teams are technically adept and highly capable. Equally, if not more importantly, they have a passion and desire to learn. We're not satisfied just cranking out code, there is a strong desire to learn about our customers and be creative

John

Director, Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Employees get to learn about multiple products across our entire customer base. This allows employees to figure out what area aligns best with their strengths and interests, and where they are looking to grow.

Susanne

Manager, Operations

What are CCC Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
CCC's Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) help employees cover out-of-pocket expenses with pre-tax contributions for medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, and dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
CCC's wellness programs include Interactive Health, SmartDollar, and Naturally Slim. All of these are provided free of charge
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

We know that investing in employee development is crucial. Employees have access to the CCC Learning Academy. The CCC Learning Academy was created as an internal platform for you as an employee. You come here to learn new skills such as time management, cooking, financing a home or career and business development. We empower our employees to learn within these four walls, but then go out and collaborate on these ideas with friends and family

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