Automation Engineer

Application Services – Remote (U.S. based)

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is looking for an experienced Automation Engineer to design, implement and execute different automation processes, interfaces, utilities and applications supporting human and business workflow.  Other responsibilities include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, architecting, implementing/updating solutions, building and executing test plans, performing quality reviews, managing operations, and triaging and fixing operational issues.

Automation Engineers must be able to adjust to constant business change; common types of changes include new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.  Automation Engineers require the ability to interact, develop, engineer, and communicate collaboratively at the highest technical levels with clients, vendors, partners and all levels of CBN staff.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years hands-on programming experience (any language)
  • Experience working in IT Operations
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of hardware and software products
  • Flexible with ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Hands-on experience working in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Hands-on experience with PowerShell
  • Hands-on experience working in Azure DevOps
  • Experience with CI/CD build and release pipelines
  • Understanding of and hands-on experience with REST API’s
  • Experience managing code in a version control system (TFVC, Git, etc.)
  • Knowledge of networking/network shares
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to establish rapport with all levels of management and staff

Preferred Knowledge & Skills:

  • Experience with Jira Service Desk/Confluence/Atlassian Suite
  • Experience with web development (HTML, CSS, ES6, Node, etc.)
  • Experience with relational databases (SQL Server, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience with vendor support
  • Understanding and experience with Application Programming Interfaces
  • An understanding of cloud and hybrid environments
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