Systems Engineer (Puppet)

Oakland, CA 94601

Posted: 02/09/2024 Employment Type: 6-9 Month Contract Job Category: Developer/Engineer Job Number: 26611 Pay Range: $70/hr - $90 Remote Friendly: Fully Remote

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Systems Engineer (Puppet) to join our Client's team.

Job Description

  • Design and implement the deployment pipeline for continuous delivery of code and configuration changes the Puppet pipeline
  • Automation of the provisioning and management of Linux servers
  • Experience maintaining, developing and automating large clusters using configuration tools with Puppet
  • Strong practical Linux Redhat systems administration skills in a cloud or virtualized environment
  • Prior experience of operating highly available and scalable infrastructure solutions
  • Strong hands-on experience in any of the scripting language Shell, Perl, Python, or Ruby
  • Knowledge on distributed applications/enterprise applications is plus.
  • Deep, working knowledge of web, database, and OS server configuration (Linux, Apache, JBoss and MySQL preferred platforms)
  • Document process from conception to completion.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:-

  • 7+ years’ experience in programming with Puppet Pipeline
  • Fluency in at least one scripting language; Shell, Perl, Python, or Ruby
  • Expertise in Linux environment (preferably RedHat 6, 7, 8)
  • Strong debugging/troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with puppet upgrades is a plus
  • Experience with new puppet deployments for puppet 7 or 8 is a plus
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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