Software Engineer Senior in Allen Park, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/5/2019

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Job ID: 55517

Position Description:
Job# 55517 

The Cloud Platform Services team is transforming and innovating how we deliver infrastructure to meet the rapidly increasing application demand for compute, network, and storage. 
The successful candidate will lead the design, integration and maintenance of the technical infrastructure and services to establish cloud platforms, and work closely with software developers to enable application automation and deployment. 


  • Lead software development activities to deliver automated solutions for on premise cloud based on VMware virtualization stack, vRealize (vRa/vRO) product suite and other tools to create, change, and improve infrastructure. 
  • Research and innovate solutions to enable Developer teams to automate application packaging and deploying with Chef Habitat. 
  • Automate the build-out and deployment of virtual nodes and applications leveraging software development tools and continuous delivery and integration technologies, such as Chef Habitat, Jenkins, Git based repositories and Nexus. 
  • Use custom-scripting build and deployment processes using Ruby, Python, PowerShell, and other scripting languages. 
  • Provide assistance with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) efforts, automation and consistent delivery of self-service offerings. 
  • Participate in Agile/Scrum team activities, like stand-ups, sprint planning and sprint reviews.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 5+ years Software Development experience 
  • 3+ years Infrastructure experience in one or more areas: Operating Systems, Storage, Network, Security, Virtualization, Application, Web and Database server technologies 
  • 2+ years API development experience (preferably REST) using IBM API Connect or any other comparable API management solution

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in Linux server or Windows server administration 
  • Experience with software development methodologies 
  • Experience with implementing security best practices 
  • Proficient with DevOps and CI/CD methodologies and tools for automated infrastructure code test, integration, deployment, and assurance 
  • Endless Desire to Learn and motivated to challenge the status quo 
  • Innovative thinker with strong analytical and problem resolution skills 
  • Experience with Agile practices and ceremonies, working daily with agile teams to deliver product commitments 
  • Strong advocate for DevOps mindset and culture, collaboration, flexibility, and cross domain knowledge 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and support multiple concurrent projects/tasks and collaborate with other service teams 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • The distance between imagination and creation- it can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. 
  • When you join the 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. 

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms In 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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