• Lead System Administrator- Cloud Platform and Automation

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 2 days ago(10/16/2018 1:19 PM)
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    Great American Insurance Company's Corporate IT Services is committed to advancing our customers' strategies by providing cost-effective, quality solutions and services that maximize the use of technology from innovation to optimization.  We offer a business casual, team-centered setting where you will be encouraged to share your ideas, pursue industry certification and migrate your knowledge forward in the areas that interest you most.


    • Provide daily operational support for Pivotal Cloud Foudry platform monitoring and management, high availability, creation and maintenance of automation scripts and supporting application teams.
    • Establish and maintain continuous delivery pipelines for deployment of Pivotal Cloud Foundry and similar products.
    • High level of analysis/troubleshooting of Cloud Environments.
    • Work with Java Developers and Application Development teams to tune and monitor PCF environment.
    • Work with incident management, problem management, configuration management and change.
    • Create and maintain documentation pertaining to the PCF platform
    • Learn, deploy and document newer technologies for the potential deployment of services.
    • Driving ongoing improvements and efficiencies in operational practices, tools & processes.
    • Install software, apply patches, monitor performance and troubleshoot alerts.
    • Performing hardware maintenance/repair activities.
    • Support both production and non-production servers in a complex environment.
    • Provide on-call support as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    • 5 or more years of related experience.
    • Experience with a platform as a service product such as Pivotal Cloud Factory, Heroku, AWS, or similar
    • Hands on experience with BOSH, Chef or related automation tools.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with various teams and levels of management.
    • Strong understanding off system and application monitoring tools such as New Relic
    • Container technology experience (e.g. Docker) 
    • Experience in Creating, managing and maintaining the new custom build packsdeployed in PCF environment.
    • Must be able to work independently in the absence of Supervision.


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