Puppet Developers

Configuration Management, Director, Windows, Linux, Bash
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Works for Kevin Harris (Configuration Management Director), who reports to Ed Wallen (VP in their PTO, Product Technology Organization) -- have known Ed for years. Frank Policastro re-connected us to him as Frank and Ed's kids run in the same circles and they belong to the same club, etc. Meeting with Kevin in Fairfax this PM to get better insight about the project, budgets, etc., but the existing description should be ample to post to get started for today. Two developers @ 6 months each with option to extend:

Required Skills for Puppet developers:

• Hands-on experience with each of:

o Open Source Puppet 3 and 5, know how they differ;

o authoring new Puppet modules for proprietary products; and

o Hiera data in YAML files, knowing how the three configuration tiers interact during lookups, and when to change the hiera.yaml file.

• Demonstrable experience with each of these technical aspects of Puppet:

o Templates;

o Custom Types;

o Custom Facts;

o Exported Resources; and

o Coding for heterogeneous environments (Windows and Linux).

• Know when to use Puppet Forge modules instead of rewriting them.

• Some experience or familiarity with strictly standards-compliant RPM and MSI building.

Git workflow, Jenkins and Nexus experience

Strong RPM development and package building background

Strong MSI development and package building background

Strong Linux OS system and admin level related background

Strong background with Windows Server OS admin functions including Windows registry

Strong PowerShell and Bash shell scripting

Nice to Haves:

JBoss and MSSQL Server background

OpenStack knowledge and HOT/Heat template design

Dice Id : 10430981
Position Id : 28843
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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