IPAM Automation Engineer (GCP)

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IPAM Automation Engineer (GCP)

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced IPAM Automation Engineer with GCP & Terraform experience to join their team in their clients' office in London. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is 6 month rolling temporary contract to start on 01st March.

The right candidate should have expert knowledge in IP services technologies (DNS,DHCP,GSLB), IPAM solutions (at least in one), GSLB products/solutions and UNIX (incl Shell, Perl) and you will be responsible for defining and enhancing the global DNS/DHCP/IP management/Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) infrastructure for Intranet and Internet based IP services.

GCP & Terraform experience is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and enhance the global DNS/DHCP/IP management/Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) infrastructure for Intranet and Internet based IP services
  • Test, select or develop new technologies for IP-Services into standard-based products in Cloud and on-premesis
  • Automation of IP Services elements/environments
  • Define global standard documents and guidelines for all related products and architectures
  • Serve as a SME within Network Engineering team for IP Services related topics
  • Manage global projects including close coordination with other departments
  • Engagement SME for cloud migration activities
  • Demand queue management
  • Develop IP templates for Google services
  • Automated IPAM deployments (Terraform)
  • Capacity management of IP space
  • Operational readiness documentation
  • Act as a key SME for IPAM cloud activities, attend meetings, being an early point of contact for networks and other groups
  • Document new requirements, priorities agree with management and progress feedback to clients
  • Assign IP ranges based on requirements and document accordingly using agreed methods
  • DNS updates, automate using API's, Terraform etc
  • Monitor IP space and deployment of new ranges to maintain IP space 'head room'
  • Document processes and procedures using standard workflows like Operational Guidelines (OGL)

Key Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge in IP Services technologies (DNS,DHCP,GSLB)
  • Expert knowledge in IPAM solutions (at least in one)
  • Expert knowledge in GSLB products/solutions
  • Expert knowledge of UNIX (incl Shell, Perl)
  • Cloud infrastructure Google
  • Expert knowledge in IP Services automation and orchestration (Terraform, Ansible)
  • Thorough knowledge in other areas of networking
  • Thorough overall knowledge of IT infrastructures
  • Thorough understanding of programming and distributed applications
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong technical leadership capabilities
  • There will be some weekend work from time to time