Fleetmatics Principle Configuration Engineer in Tallaght, Ireland

Fleetmatics is a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our solutions enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces, by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavioral data.

Fleetmatics has an immediate need for a Configuration Management Engineer to form our new environment management team. This role will help to facilitate the standardisation of deployment and continuous delivery of our award winning SaaS application.

  • Develop and maintain deployment automation scripts and tools.

  • Create and maintain documentation for templating, and environment setup.

  • Maintain configuration of all applications within the platform.

  • Introduce / manage configuration for infrastructure including desired state configuration for servers and network equipment

  • Desired state configuration management with CHEF

  • Introduce / manage automation of builds of new Windows & Linux Servers both on premise and in public cloud

  • Assist teams with technical build and release processes, including configuration and prerequisites.

  • Work with software, infrastructure, network engineers and DBAs to drive efficiency, automate and streamline environment builds

  • Provide recommendations and guidelines to software engineers for new workflows and features

Mandatory Skills

  • 1+ years of experience implementing and maintaining configuration management systems, e.g. Chef, puppet, etc.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in Windows, on Linux

  • Experience working on Linux operating systems, specifically Red Hat or CentOS.

  • Experience with build and release automation and dependency management

  • Excellent scripting knowledge in Powershell, Bash and/or Ruby

  • Experience automating delivery of cloud services in AWS or Azure

Preferred. Qualifications:

  • BSc computer science/engineering or similar.

  • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).

  • Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation.

  • Experience with deployment tools such as Octopus Deploy

  • Experience in implementing network infrastructure automation a plus.

  • Ability to quickly triage problems under pressure, determine root cause and drive resolution

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing, and dynamic environment

  • Curiosity to explore new ideas and passion to make them happen

  • You believe you in automate everything

  • You are able to effectively work with multiple teams

  • You have high standards in everything you do with a high attention to detail

  • You can balance multiple tasks

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