Azure Cloud Engineer

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $140,000 per year

job description

Azure Cloud Engineer

job summary:
Enterprise Cloud Engineer

Enterprise Cloud Engineer will serve as a key delivery lead for our public cloud ecosystem. This person will play a vital role in defining and executing our cloud adoption strategy by way of participation in the planning and design, deployment, testing, and cutover of enterprise-scale cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions. The Cloud Engineer will be a technical expert on both cloud and on-premises infrastructure systems and will apply technical expertise in Microsoft & other cloud offerings. The Enterprise Cloud Engineer will operate in a complex and diverse global enterprise. This role will be responsible for providing business cases and technology drivers for cloud solution options (with TCO, ROI, and roadmap alignment).

The ideal candidate:

Enabling our business processes with new and innovative ways to deliver services and value to our customers will require someone with the ability to translate business requirements, systems, solutions, and data architectures into infrastructure capabilities and their high-level designs. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in implementing cloud infrastructure designs and be able to make short term decisions in the context of the long-term technology direction.

About the Job:

  • Architect, design, build, implement, and deliver scalable public cloud solutions, with a focus on mapping across IaaS and Paas.
  • Key resource for hands-on delivery of enterprise Azure solutions.
  • Participate in designing cloud solutions to meet the technical, security, and business needs of our customers - mainly Microsoft Azure.
  • Translate business challenges into cloud solution designs.
  • Execute on implementation plans to deploy Azure infrastructure and move workloads to Azure.
  • Attend and assist in technical design workshops.
  • Design and deploy the virtual machine environment, storage environment, network architecture and VPC environments.
  • Continual evaluation of external technologies to find opportunities to gain or introduce a competitive advantage into our processes.
  • Ensure proper governance is built into cloud services.
  • Ensure security is integrated into all cloud services.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support of cloud deployments.
About You:

  • Bachelor of science degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • AZ-300/301 certifications are preferred.
  • Must have at least 5 years of software engineering experience with at least 3 years of relevant Engineering & Consulting experience with large-scale implementations on Microsoft Azure.
  • Must have solid experience in architecting and delivering core Microsoft Azure projects at the enterprise level.
  • Hands-on experience with scaling technologies and solutions.
  • Experience in performing migrations to Azure Cloud.
  • strong knowledge of enterprise infrastructure solutions, including enterprise directories, on-premises hosting platforms (vSphere/Hyper-V), and datacenter storage and networking.
  • Capable of communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical c-level executives, management and other team members both verbally and in written form.
  • Knowledge of cloud system engineering principles and considerations.
  • Experience in cloud architectures, including web, application, and database components.
  • Experience with Azure Resource Manager, Resource Groups, Virtual Networks, Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Blob Storage, PowerShell DSC, Azure Automation, Azure Active Directory, and Azure Site Recovery.
  • Experience with Azure Governance and Best Practices (Role Based Access Control, Networking Architectures, Cost Management controls, etc.).
  • Experience scripting with PowerShell.
  • Experience defining and negotiating infrastructure solution options while considering risks, costs, impacts, and business objectives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, teamwork, and ability to mentor others.
  • Experience with other mainstream public clouds (AWS, Google, etc.).
 
location: CHICAGO, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, build, implement, and deliver scalable public cloud solutions, with a focus on mapping across IaaS and Paas.
  • Key resource for hands-on delivery of enterprise Azure solutions.
  • Participate in designing cloud solutions to meet the technical, security, and business needs of our customers - mainly Microsoft Azure.
  • Translate business challenges into cloud solution designs.
  • Execute on implementation plans to deploy Azure infrastructure and move workloads to Azure.
  • Attend and assist in technical design workshops.
  • Design and deploy the virtual machine environment, storage environment, network architecture and VPC environments.
  • Continual evaluation of external technologies to find opportunities to gain or introduce a competitive advantage into our processes.
  • Ensure proper governance is built into cloud services.
  • Ensure security is integrated into all cloud services.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support of cloud deployments.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Network Engineer
  • PowerShell
  • Azure
  • AWS
  • Infrastructure
  • Active directory

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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