Chef Scripting and Automation Developer

Req ID: 28430 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Chef Scripting and Automation Developer to join our team in Irving, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).




  • Ensure development excellence in the way we solution, provision, instrument, manage and continuously improve the IT development and operations of Technology Infrastructure services. 
  • Provide technical leadership around building a Chef based automation framework that facilitates efficiencies around infrastructure operations.
  • Help build standards around CI/CD and dev ops processes and use them actively to deliver business relevant solutions and automations for the CTI teams.
  • Use your depth understanding of Architecture and Design principles around Docker, containers, Object oriented programming and Agile Development and use the same to build frameworks with standards and guidelines.
  • Be accountable for vetting the correctness of the build architecture solution of new projects
  • Mentor technical resources for them to be able to adopt Chef based automation in their respective teams
  • Drive continuous improvement and facilitate adoption of relevant infrastructure tools as per currently established standards.
  • Help identify automation and improvement opportunities and quickly implement them with quality.
  • Understand and promote adoption of standards to ensure consistency and efficiency across the organization 



  • 5+ years scripting Perl
  • 2 years expert level understanding of Chef across Unix and Wintel platforms.
  • 3+years as expert software design and application development knowledge in Python, Ruby or any Object-Oriented language
  • 3+ years practical experience of Agile and in depth understanding of its principles, GTD. KANBAN.
  • 1+years CI/CD based development.
  • 1+ years Design, System Tuning & Performance Improvements on distributed systems.
  • 5+ years supporting/developing on Red Hat LINUX
  • Ability to effectively mentor engineers
  • Operating Systems Knowledge and understanding of Docker, Containers.
  • Must be able to structure, plan and execute strategic initiatives with the right project discipline
  • Ability to work effectively with virtual and remote team.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




NTT Data, Inc.
Full time
Irving, TX 75014, US