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Automation Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on September 30, 2022
Job Id #58787 Posted September 9, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Migrating batch scheduler from AutoSys to Apache Airflow, automating Facets batches, troubleshooting batch failures, building CI/CD pipelines for the Care Facets platform, moving server infrastructure from private data center to private cloud


  • Facets or other healthcare experience

Top Requirements:

  • a. Experience automating batch jobs with scripting tools such as PowerShell and Python
  • b. Troubleshooting batch jobs, handling incident tickets
  • c. AutoSys and/or Airflow would be great

Team and Team size:

  • Platform Engineering team of about 14 members
  • 3 DBAs, 1 PM, 3 System Engineers and 6 DevOps Engineers responsible for automation of batch, CI/CD, Infrastructure, etc.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Migrating batch scheduler from AutoSys to Apache Airflow using a DevOps model (Python)
  • Automation of batches for Facets and surrounding applications
  • Support batch failures, researching root cause and driving problem resolution
  • Drives modernization of technology
  • Will be responsible for support of the various systems within the environment
  • Tracking and implementing releases
  • Also assists in integrating various third-party systems and assist with testing these applications

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or 2+ years of equivalent IT experience
  • 2+ years working knowledge of distributed systems, database support and application server operation
  • Ability to provide off hours support
  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision across multiple environments and platforms
  • Ability to confer with appropriate managers/application groups regarding problems with and capabilities of Facets environments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience automating batch jobs with scripting tools such as PowerShell and Python
  • Previous experience in the administration of the Cognizant Facets application suite
  • Self-directed and self-motivated, self-starter, motivated and proactive is a must for this role
  • Ability to solve complex problems without a lot of guidance
  • Excellent consultative and communication skills, strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, documentation and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience working with other developers and testers in troubleshooting any application related issues environments
  • Researches and evaluates alternatives and recommends solutions for system design with an emphasis on creating automated delivery solutions via scripting
  • Support problem resolution; consult and advise on application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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