IGT Automation Engineer in Austin, Texas

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Overall Objective and Purpose

Responsible for designing, ordering, configuring, and implementing automation tools – to include both hardware and software.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Plans and implements automation hardware, software and systems.

Provides expertise in the design, integration, and management of automation tools.

Plans and implements automation standards to support the global automation intiatives.

Evaluates and implements automation tools between heterogeneous systems.

Evaluates and implements Management tools to monitor/evaluate system performance.

Assists in reducing costs by monitoring network connections and systems to ensure optimal performance.

Assists in defining steps necessary to ‘fine-tune’ networks and systems.

Schedules, plans, and performs periodic scheduled maintenance to ensure monitoring systems are operating at optimal levels.

Provides training and mentoring to Operations personnel and Automations Analysts to assist them in the performance of their assigned duties.

Provides 2 nd level Troubleshooting to resolve automation related problems.


Complexity: Functions Responsible for or Influenced

High – influence on configurations and operations of automation platforms and services

Typical Job Problems and difficulties

Moderate: Engineering of automation and management systems on a tight budget; deadlines, Critical Projects, (stress)


Job Reports to (direct )

Technical Manager Tier 2

Job Reports to (indirect)


Software/Automation Requirements:

Installation and Administration of one or more of the following environments is desired: Tivoli, Netbackup, Control-M, ESOA

Linux administration: Mid level ability

Scripting: KSH scripting; Python, Perl is a Plus.

DB2: - general command use.


Minimum education

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent.

  • †Years Experience

  • 2 or more years of related experience.

  • †Essential special training requirements

  • †Experience using automation tools and scripting languages

  • Experience with IT Infrastructure concepts and administration

  • Experience with software development

  • Knowledge of surrounding IT infrastructure i.e., SAN, networks, Docker containers, etc

  • Experience with one or more common Linux distributions, such as:

  • RedHat, Fedora and/or CentOS

  • Debian and/or Ubuntu

  • Extreme comfort with any popular shell (Bash, ksh, etc)

  • Solid experience with at least one configuration management system within large, complex environments.

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged. IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com at http://www.igt.com/ .