Ansible Engineer

  • IT
  • CR/066550
  • Contract

My client is looking for Ansible Engineer, and I wanted to know whether this would be of interest to you or not?

Position: Ansible Engineer

Location: UK (Remote)

Duration: 6+ months contract

Rate: £450/day inside IR35

Job Description:

  • Hands-On experience in developing Ansible playbook for infrastructure components.
  • Develop Ansible Playbooks for integration with third party tools
  • Ability to write test cases for the Ansible playbooks for managing the OS lifecycle like patching , upgrades, provisioning, decommissioning etc..
  • Good understanding on Ansible Tower
  • Ability to handle DevOps tools like Git, Jenkins, artifactory etc.
  • Ability to write scripts for automating the infrastructure components through shell/python scripts.
  • Good understanding on Infrastructure components like server, network, operating system, database etc.
  • Agile development – incorporating Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery utilizing technologies such as GIT, Maven, Jenkins, Chef, Crucible, Sonar, Junit
  • Configuration Management – Experience with Configuration management tools Such as Ansible/Salt stack/Chef/Puppet.

Desired Skills

  • Ansible & Ansible Tower
  • Ansible Playbooks
  • Shell/PowerShell/Python Scripting
  • DevOps Tools – Git, Jenkins, Artifactory
  • Infrastructure Components – Server, Network, OS, Database

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation of solution for automating responses to health alerts of various applications and security appliances.
  • Development of Ansible playbooks to ensure zero human touch upgrades, both for internal infrastructure, application patching, upgrades etc..
  • Development tuning of multi-layered alerts to provide early warning of critical system resources and ensuring a near zero downtime matrix.
  • Scheduled maintenance activities to keep the infrastructure components robust with latest patches and updated versions of software running in the infrastructure stack.
  • Experience in management of Open Source infra health monitoring technologies like Prometheus, Grafana and so on.
  • Expertise in using Ansible, Git and configuration management tools.
  • Implementation of automation using scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Go Lang etc
  • Design, engineer, operationalize and maintain the secure systems which support continuous deployment/integration solutions with strong focus towards innovation Ansible or other tooling to execute seamless automation.
  • Have strong problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Efficiently managed and maintained cluster of devices in large scale enterprise datacentres with minimum to zero downtime.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and above all, you are a team player!


  • Good experience in developing and maintaining enterprise infrastructure solutions.
  • Experience in Project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects. Including CI/CD and tools development preferably open source
  • Strategic thinker who can balance big picture strategy with detailed, flawless execution.
  • Excellent communication skills.

If you are interested in this position, please send me your CV ASAP for immediate consideration or refer someone if this is not for you

Job Reference: CR/066550


Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 6 months

Job Start Date: ASAP

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Contact Name: Srikanth Kandlakunta
Contact Email:
Contact Tel: +44(0)2035887744