Server Hosting Automation Engineer

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Server Hosting Automation Engineer
Ford Motor Company

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Position Overview/Description:

The Server Automation Engineer position offers a unique opportunity to enhance and support the Enterprise Agile Hosting Server Environment based on the HP Cloud Server Automation tool. This environment provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) by automating the provisioning of virtual machine servers so application developers can rapidly deploy their applications on Virtual Servers for production & testing environments. As an Engineer you will be responsible for engineering and implementing the next generation automation infrastructure solutions with internal teams and suppliers


  • Design & Engineer automated workflows in HP CSA tool to provision various services (i.e. SQL, Oracle, WebSphere, & OS’s) on VMware virtual machines in Data Center environment.
  • Work with other IT teams (DBA’s, Server operations, etc.) to meet project/application requirements.
  • Meet security and control requirements for HP CSA tool including: IT Policy Manual compliance, Systems audit completion and evidence gathering, interface documentation, audit participation, and Operation Identified Comment (OIC) resolution.
  • Develop and maintain, accurate support documentation
  • Perform SCRP process and ACR/ICR updates
  • Provide L3 Automation support to Infrastructure operations and deployment teams.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ Years of experience with HP Cloud Server Automation tools or similar server automation tools.
  • 3+ Years of experience with operating systems (Windows Server and Linux OS’s) and related components
  • 3+ years’ exhibiting technical skills in areas such as servers, networks and storage infrastructure.
  • 3+ years of experience with Cloud Computing concepts.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the IT Operating Model / IT Service Management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Scripting experience with PowerCLI, Python, etc.
  • Experience with Data Bases (Oracle, SQL)
  • Experience with VMware Server products
  • Expertise and understanding in SharePoint
  • Experience with Large Scale Infrastructure Deployments
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business users and IT professionals including globally distributed teams; the ability to adjust communications appropriately for the audience; work with all levels of management and diverse work groups
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Knowledge of Windows Active Directory
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.