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Position: Automation Engineer
Location: Europe > UK *** Select Below ***

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Job Location – Remote / anywhere in the UK.

Contract Duration: 3 months.

Start date: ASAP/Jan 2024


Job Spec


End Goal: To deliver a framework for the entire lifecycle of ANF in an Enterprise environment. To work with the customer to establish working practices for both initial deployment and ongoing support/maintenance, monitoring and decommissioning processes.


Scope: The architecture, design, delivery and automation of a new Azure NetApp Files based solution.


The resources will work inside the customers organisation and will not be actively managed by NetApp.


Resource 1 - Automation Engineer

Terraform & Azure NetApp Files - automating deployment & provisioning.

Ansible and Python good to have.


To cover the following



  • Best practices.
  • Right sizing of storage for
  • IOPs requirements
  • Performance and throughputs
  • Availability and features supported for our required applications analysis


Recovery options and processes

  • Snapshots
  • Backups
  • Workflows for the above


Process for renewals (certs/passwords etc) for Onprem AD connections

  • Coding
  • Automation
  • Devops pipelines


Deployment Automation

  • How to Automate builds/Automated Provisioning
  • Connectivity to AD CRES during setup
  • Configuration and ongoing changes using code
  • Configuration drift – Ensuring it doesn’t and how to bring back inline if it does
  • Expansion of capacity pools and volumes and max limits linking in with Section 1



  • Load
  • Performance
  • Uptime
  • Maintenance
  • Continuous availability
  • Alerting
  • Reporting


Central Management for enterprise environments

  • How
  • Where
  • Benefits
  • Downsides
  • Bespoke options