Azure Cloud Engineer

Seeking a Senior Azure Cloud Engineer who will be responsible for the implementation, 24x7 operational support, automation, availability, and performance management of our client-s public cloud platforms. The candidate is responsible to work with multi-disciplined IT technical teams to collaborate and manage infrastructure, automation, and applications in the public cloud with a focus on (but not limited to) AWS and Azure. They need to contribute valuably to the evaluation of application and infrastructure cloud readiness, work on cloud migration plan to support on-premise moves to a cloud service as well as the long-term management of the infrastructure associated with these applications.

Candidate must have a strong and broad foundational IT skillset including supporting Azure Cloud services, Linux/Windows Operating Systems, server configurations (including networking, storage and security principals), Containerization environments (i.e. EKS).

Responsibilities include working with application, development, database, and security teams as well as with other IT teams to collaborate on implementing automation services across the infrastructure platforms. This is a highly technical cross-functional role that understands all components of IT infrastructure (network, compute, storage, security, etc.), and knows how to integrate and automate each of the components using scripting or automation tools like Azure DevOps and ServiceNow.

Although this position is 100% remote, we are seeking candidates that currently reside in one of the following states: Wash DC, MD, VA, WV, NC, PA, DE, NY, NJ, TX, FL.

Required Skills

- Bachelors Degree in Information Technology is required.
- 10+ years of total IT experience with at least 4 years of Azure Cloud Experience (basic AWS knowledge is highly preferred)
-- Must have experience supporting Azure VM, Storage, Network, Backup, Database. Must hands on experience with several Azure Cloud Services
- Must have cross platform enterprise experience across IT (Server, Network, Storage, Security).
- Must be a highly motivated individual with strong analytical, problem solving and multi-tasking skills complimenting a passion for learning/sharing information from and with peers.
- Must be able to work a 24x7 On-Call shift once every 10 weeks.
- Must have PowerShell Scripting Skills
-Must be well versed in Linux

Preferred Technical Expertise:
- Azure Certifications

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Anticipated Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2024

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Anticipated Duration

12 month T2P

Date Posted

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

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