SC PowerShell DSC Automation Engineer

£300 - £350 per day
02 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Melanie Leese
Clearance Level
Job Type
SC PowerShell Automation and Build Engineer

Expertise in PowerShell and specifically PowerShell DSC (Desired State Configuration) Scripting in a Microsoft Stack, .NET environment for creating automated builds.

Responsible for designing, automating and building environments in the first instance, with later focus on Continuous Delivery following the initial builds. The Automation Engineer will work closely with all technology teams to ensure a robust end to end build process.

Job Requirements

*Expert level scripting skills using PowerShell and PowerShell DSC is required
*Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience managing, maintaining and administering source control with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) or Git
*Required experience developing and supporting a Microsoft Stack environment including C#, Windows, IIS, .NET, PowerShell, Scripting, etc.
*Expertise with XAML Build Definitions and writing automation scripts
*Development experience using .NET, C# and PowerShell
*Knowledge of writing custom TFS activities
*Experience automating deployments to many internal test environments, ensuring successful delivery, and providing notification statuses
*Proficient with Windows Server 2012 and associated roles and features
*Experience with documenting all areas of the build and release engineering process
*Ability to provide technical leadership, anticipate problems, and resolve issues
*Ability to develop an excellent working relationship with all teams and communicate at a high level.
*Must be able to work as part of a team and independently

*Experience with open-source configuration tools such as Puppet Software
*Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) and branching/merging strategies


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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