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Build Automation Specialist

Job Title: Build Automation Specialist
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Staines, Middlesex
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Start Date: asap
Duration: 3-4 months
REF: 12841/001
Contact Name: Jon Cundy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

I am currently looking for a Build Automation Specialist to work on a 3-4 month contract based in Staines. The role is to work for an award winning organisation which has achieved year on year growth since inception.

Responsibilities include:

  • Automating and documenting post-build OS configuration changes
  • Packaging standard applications for post-build deployment
  • Automating the deployment of application packages
  • Converting legacy build scripts to application packages and/or scripts
  • Working with the subject matter experts define and automate the application of server hardening
  • Assisting in the testing and documenting of OS build templates
  • Assisting in developing an ongoing template management and version control framework


  • Experience in one or more of the following technologies a requirement:
    • Ansible/Ansible Tower
    • Powershell/Powershell DSC
    • Application Packaging (MSI Packager/Packer or similar)
    • vRealize Automation/vRealize Orchestration
  • Proven experience of developing repeatable, zero touch automated OS builds, preferably in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Scripting configuration changes against both hardware and software
  • Experience of scripting/automation against APIs
  • Familiarity with CIS hardening standards an advantage
  • Senior support or engineering level experience (ideally with experience of design, deploy and operations of IT infrastructure)
  • Excellent Troubleshooting and Analytical skills
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Able to work effectively in a team and a cross multi-functional teams
  • Experience of any of the following technologies is an advantage:
    • GitHub
    • VBScript (legacy script migration)
    • Altiris

If this role sounds of interest please contact me ASAP.