Job #: 2095

Title: Azure Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago

    ​Job Title: Azure Engineer

    Primary responsibilities
    ● Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on Cloud Platforms
    ● Selecting appropriate Cloud services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
    ● Working in a globally distributed team to provide innovative and robust Cloud centric solutions
    ● Closely working with Vendors to develop and deploy Cloud services to meet customer expectations
    ● Integrate, configure, document and deploy compliant infrastructure and supporting services in the Cloud platform
    ● Design, Optimization and Documentation of the Operational aspects of the Cloud platform
    ● Troubleshooting problems, resolving root cause, and where possible, fixing the bug(s)
    ● Collaborate with Risk Management to ensure necessary controls to Cloud services are deployed and tested
    ● Working closely with customers to develop robust and reusable configuration management components

    Required Skills
    ● Strong hands-on experience with Azure design and implementation
    ● Experience with ARM templates and Infrastructure as Code
    ● Experience with Azure Policy and Blueprints
    ● Sound knowledge of server infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud computing
    ● Experience with architecting and maintaining high availability production systems
    ● Strong development skills in PowerShell and/or Python
    ● Experience in Software Installation, configuration and Patching
    ● Experience in Terraform, Chef, Puppet automation / orchestration (or similar)
    ● Knowledge of system monitoring in a cloud environment including cloud specific products and tools
    ● Experience with Agile and DevOps concepts
    ● Developing monitoring architecture and implementing monitoring agents, dashboards, escalations and alerts
    ● Strong communication and written skills
    ● Experience creating technical architecture documentation

    Desired Skills

    • Experience with Azure DevOps
    ● Good knowledge of security (SAML, OAuth, OpenID, Kerberos, Policies, entitlements etc.)
    ● Knowledge of security controls for the Public cloud ( encryption of data in motion/rest and key management )
    ● Knowledge of Linux and Windows containers
    ● RedHat Enterprise Linux knowledge
    ● Experience with Open Source Cloud and configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.)
    ● Experience with alternate cloud providers (e.g. AWS, GCP)
    ● Experience with virtualization technologies (Hyper-V, VMWare ESX, etc.)
    ● Experience in the financial industry
    ● Bachelor degree in a related field ​


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