Senior Automation Engineer
Company: US Cellular
Posted on: April 28, 2021
Senior Automation Engineer - ENG001594
The Senior Automation Engineer will provide (subject matter)
expertise for engineering and implementing advanced solutions to
remove toil from the organization by using advanced technologies
such as automation, software orchestration, software development,
and coding self-optimizing, self-configuring, and self-testing
functions. This role will maintain high level domain engineering
knowledge (Access Engineering, Access Operations, Core Operations,
Service Engineering, Security, DevOps, etc.) and expertise in
software development and coding!
- Design, Engineer & Implement software driven solutions. Utilize
Agile and DevOps development techniques to drive platform/system
development to enable automation.
- Apply expertise in the subject matter when working with the
automation and IS teams to identify and implement solutions within
engineering. Solutions that will improve reliability, decrease
workload and improve agility.
- Assemble appropriate project teams to include (subject matter)
specialists in identifying areas which are (high) labor intensive,
expensive to execute, or repetitive in nature to reduce cost and
duplication, and drive the automation processes to completion.
- Create and provide training on new/modified processes. Provide
ongoing support for implemented automations processes. Survey,
analyze and maintain documentation of major activities within
engineering that focus on areas that are high cost and/or
labor-intensive, focusing on prioritizing those with the greatest
impact to the business.
- Bring to bear strong domain level skills and advanced software
orchestration, automation, and coding skills to develop solutions
that configure, monitor, optimize, and test network domains.
Provide recommendations to leadership team(s), covering relative
costs of activities, opportunities for automation, and benefits of
- Develop and maintain continuous integration and software
deployment process across the distributed automation platform that
supports embedded automation teams. Conduct automation and
6 years of experience in a technical area such as
telecommunications or IT. Bachelor's degree in business analysis,
systems engineering, application development, computer science,
operations management or equivalent experience preferred.
Advanced experience in technical fields (such as (Access)
Engineering & Operations, Security, Service Engineering, Core
Operations, DevOps, etc), and automation environments (software
development, software processes, implementing automation in the
workplace, etc). Experience working in a network operations center,
or similar network/system technical organization. Experience with
software development in areas of Agile & DevOps required.
Strong knowledge, understanding and skills utilizing automation
technologies within engineering, including and not limited to the
- Programming languages including Python / 'R' / Java / shell
scripting / SQL / HiveQL.
- Software Development Platforms including Docker / Kubernetes /
Hadoop / OpenstackStrong.
- Systems and Databases including Linux / Postgres / Oracle /
Hadoop / Virtualization Technologies (KVM, VMware, etc,) Network
Management Applications including Resolve / Netcool / Remedy /
Netscout / Wireless Network Guardian / CXM / Netact / OSS-RC / IBM
ITNM / Infovista TEMs .
- Custom-developed work automation tools that use micro services
and various automation tools. Next-generation network
programmability to ensure manual interaction is minimized as much
- Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function
Virtualization (NFV), Puppet, Chef, YAML, REST APIs, etc.
Strong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Job : Engineering
Location(s) : Illinois-SCHAUMBURG_IL
U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to
qualified applicants without regard to
identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or
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