Sr Azure Cloud Engineer

Job type: Temporary
Published: 15 days ago

Skills Required:

  • Must have 8 years of experience in configuring and using PaaS offerings (like WebApp, Azure Database services, Azure Kubernetes, Azure DataLake, etc)

  • Hands-on experience with using, configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting network infrastructure connecting to Azure Public Cloud Provider, including a deep understanding of and experience with Cloud Infrastructure (VNETs, subnets, Network Security Groups, route tables, ACLs); authentication policies, DNS cloud storage, and domain management

  • Strong demonstrated experience in Azure Security Center, Azure Key Vault, Log Analytics, and Azure Databricks

  • Experience in setting up enterprise-level account structure and security models in Azure

  • Proven and demonstrated knowledge of depth knowledge of cloud-based delivery models

  • Experience developing cybersecurity solutions across a diverse and heterogeneous IT environment

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing security controls, including access control, privileged access management, data security, network security, data loss prevention, cloud security, vulnerability management, configuration management, privacy, and audits

  • Build automation handling large numbers of diverse systems with configuration management and automation systems like Azure DevOps (VSTS,) Docker, Chef, Terraform

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with communicating with other teams via calls, chats, and email

  • Hands-on experience writing effective terraform scripts

  • Hands-on experience with Azure Resource Templates based on best practices

  • Hands-on experience with Azure policies

  • Hands-on experience migrating Apps to the cloud

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related analytical field or equivalent experience preferred

Special Qualifications:

  • MUST have AZ 301 and AZ 300 Azure Cloud certifications

Work Description:

  • To provide oversight and experience with your strong understanding of Cloud services, DevSecOps toolsets and platforms including compute, storage, networking, security, Kubernetes, service mesh, CI/CD as well as monitoring and logging technologies

  • Define and drive automation framework for Cloud infrastructure provisioning and configuration management, self-service, Infrastructure-as-Code-services, Auto Scale initiatives, and DevOps deployment and drive cloud strategy to move towards IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS cloud models

  • Define and develop establish architectural standards that promote DevOps practices such as infrastructure as a code and continuous automated integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) and optimizing solution architectures to manage costs and identify cost control mechanisms

  • Develop aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks, and security.

  • Define standards and best practices by conducting POCs for new cloud technologies leveraged by the development organization and engineering teams

  • Develop a baseline for deliverables to include; Network access, Restriction of internet-facing resources within the cloud platform, provision and configure computer resources within the Azure environment

  • Provide expertise and serve as Subject Matter Expert regarding Cloud for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure 

  • Work with application teams with their digital Transformation goals and provide cloud deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management expertise

  • Work with application teams to draft and institutionalize cloud security standards, reference architecture’s, patterns, and guidelines for Cloud-native development and migrations

  • Work with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects, and Cloud Operations Team with any security-related issues that arise and maintain a log of operational activities performed

  • Develop, maintain and drive a culture of continuous enhancement for a robust knowledge management system for the Cloud Operations team and its partners

  • Establish a continuous improvement plan for Cloud Operations, including technology reviews, root cause analysis, action reports analysis, and cloud portfolio review in order to ensure adequate infrastructure to provide a suitable operating environment(s) for critical applications.