What is the job role for a Cloud Automation Engineer?

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What is the job role for a Cloud Automation Engineer?
Nov 15, 2018 in Career Counselling by findingbugs
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The role that a Cloud Automation Engineer has to play in any organization are as follows:

  • Participate in the design of service automation in cloud towards Infrastructure-as-code.
  • Central to obtaining and processing requirements in order to transform application delivery for cloud in an agile fashion
  • Leader of orchestration in cloud using Infrastructure-as-code while providing self-service capabilities to IT teams
  • Active driver for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery applications
  • Maintain adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
  • Provide support and documentation to assist in sustaining projects during the transition to production. 
  • Input into internal and external organizations towards development of standards as well as efficiencies
  • Provide feedback regarding development and engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices.
  • Involve and drive firm’s evolution towards DevSecOps and Agile Transformation
  • Execution of process engineering and operational improvement initiatives for automation tooling focused on cloud
  • Resolve and act as escalation and coordination point for incidents and problems related to affected automation
  • Requirements gathering for design, development and deployment
  • Root cause analysis and improvement solutions
  • Executing scheduled or unscheduled automation in support of other technology domains
  • Selects appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools and applications and use accordingly.
  • Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team structure, but also independently
  • Ability to work with 3rd party vendors (i.e. Microsoft, Amazon, etc) for escalation of issues
  • Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to problem solving.
answered Nov 15, 2018 by Priyaj
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The responsibilities of a Cloud Automation engineer are as follows:

  • Provide software delivery operations and application release management support, including coding and scripting, automated build and deployment processing, agile deployment, and process reengineering.
  • Performs script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
  • Builds automated deployments for consistent software releases with zero downtime (through build process, packaging, testing and automatic deployment).
  • Deploys new modules, upgrades and fixes to the production environment. May assist in production support.
  • Evaluates existing applications and platforms and provides recommendations for improving performance by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in the scope of modifications.
answered Mar 1, 2019 by Rituparna

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