job summary: We have a permanent, direct hire, 100% remote work-from-home position available for a Senior Cloud Engineer with a solid background in Azure. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related analytical field, or equivalent experience.Minimum of 5 years of experience in Azure (corresponding GCP or AWS experience is also acceptable for required qualifications)4 years of proven experience in PaaS services such as Azure AppService, Azure Kubernetes services, AWS Bean Stalk, GCP App Engine etc.2 years of proven experience with public cloud database services such as Azure SQL, Azure COSMOS DB, Dynamo DB, Firestore etc.2 years of proven experience with public cloud Big Data tools such as Azure Data Lake, Azure Data bricks, Azure Data Factory, Tensorflow, Data Proc etc.3 years of experience with public cloud network infrastructure such as VNETs, subnets, Network Security Groups, route tables, VPC, DNS etc.2 years of proven experience in public cloud security tools such as Azure AD, Azure Security Center, Azure Key Vault, Azure Policies, Identity Platform, Congnito etc.2 years of proven in public cloud monitoring tools such as Azure Monitoring, Log Analytics, Network watcher, Network Intelligence center, VPC Flow Logs etc.2 years of proven experience working with multiple Subscriptions/Accounts (in 100s) within an Enterprise Agreement.Experience in designing and implementing applications using PaaS Services in a hybrid cloud environment.Hands-on experience deploying cloud resources from DevOps pipelines.Hands-on experience writing Terraform.Hands-on experience writing cloud resource and security policiesHands-on experience writing scripts in PowerShell or Azure CLI or respective CLI for the cloud providerHands-on experience migrating applications to the cloudExcellent oral and written communication skills and experience with communicating with other teams via calls, chats, and email Preferred Qualifications AZ 301/304 and AZ 300/303 Azure Architect Certifications.Familiarity with 1 or more version control systems (Git, Azure DevOps).Hands-on experience with using, configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting network infrastructure connecting to Azure (Express Route, Site-to -Site VPN).Experience with Containers and Container orchestration solutions: Kubernetes, AKS and Docker SwarmExpertise in Azure SQL Server, Cosmos DB and MongoDB.Experience with Prisma Cloud or other 3rd Azure Security tools.Experience with big data clustering technologies (Hadoop, Spark, HDInsight, EMR, etc.). location: LAKELAND, Florida job type: Permanent salary: $100,000 - 140,000 per year work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Position Responsibilities Provide leadership and oversight with your solidunderstanding of Cloud services, DevOps/ 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 of 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 PaaS, and SaaS models.Define standards and best practices by conducting POCs for new cloud technologies.Develop security baselines and standards for Azure resources including Network access, Restriction of internet-facing resource provision, and configuration within the Azure environment.Define and develop architectural standards that promote DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).Optimizing solution architectures to manage costs and identify cost control mechanisms.Provide expertise and serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure.Work with application teams with their digital transformation goals and provide Azure resource deployment orchestration, automation, security, and configuration expertise.Work with applications team to draft and institutionalize cloud security standards, reference architecture's, patterns, and guidelines for both cloud-native development and migrations.Lead and implement all aspects of a cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks, and security.Work with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects, and Cloud Operations Team with any security-related issues that arise.Develop, maintain, and drive a continuous improvement culture within Cloud Center of Excellence 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 to ensure adequate infrastructure to provide a suitable operating environment(s) for critical applications. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 6 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: CloudAzure (4 years of experience is required)PaaS (4 years of experience is required)Terraform (1 year of experience is required) Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 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