Sr. Microsoft Cloud and Network Engineer

  • location: Villa Park, IL (remote)
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $150,000 per year

job description

Sr. Microsoft Cloud and Network Engineer

job summary:
Our client in the Western Suburbs of Chicago is looking to add a hands-on Microsoft Networking and Cloud Engineer to their IT Team. This role is 100% remote with Monthly/Quarterly travel to the western suburbs of Chicago. This role is looking to hire someone as soon as possible and would be open to a flexible Contract or Contract-to-Hire model if the candidate needs this. The goal is a full time, permanent hire.

location: Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Associates
Required Skills:

  • 4-5 Years of Windows network experience
  • 3-4 years of hands-on Azure Infrastructure building & design
  • Azure Security Experience. (Ex: Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Phishing Reports, Firewalls, Sonic Wall)
  • Disaster Recovery
  • VPN / WVP (virtual work environment solutions)
Desired Skills:

  • AWS Cloud (in the environment but mostly everything is Azure)
  • IT Audit Experience
  • Microsoft Teams

  • Strategize around business requirements and leverage internal groups and work together to create the solution
  • Lead the architecture and guide the team through the development lifecycle
  • Implement best practices where it is necessary to ensure quality, cost and delivery is in line with business requirements.
  • Stay current with new technology trends.
  • You will be hands-on with analysis, code review, and designing Cloud Infrastructure. Own the Azure Cloud environment.
  • Be strategic and understand the short-term and long-term goals of the business
  • Challenge best practices currently in the environment where you see fit. Partner with cross-functional groups to understand where the pain points are. Inspire confidence and report with peers.
  • Partner with Security personnel to generate reports for auditing.
  • Day-to-day responsibilities include; Building new infrastructure in the Azure Environment, Maintaining the Existing Environment, and Security Monitoring.
  • We are looking to hire a motivated individual to come in and do the research and bring innovative ideas that help to achieve the common goals of the team and the company.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Associates
  • Network Engineer (4 years of experience is required)
  • Network Design
  • Cloud (3 years of experience is required)
  • Azure Cloud
  • VPN (2 years of experience is required)
  • Cloud Security (3 years of experience is required)

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