Sr. Azure Engineer

  • location: Lakeland, FL (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $88.68 - $98.68 per hour

job description

Sr. Azure Engineer

job summary:
Job Description

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Azure
  • Minimum 4 years of proven experience in Azure PaaS services such as Azure AppService, Azure Kubernetes services.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Azure network infrastructure such as VNETs, subnets, Network Security Groups, route tables, ACLs) Azure AD, DNS, and domain management.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience with Azure database services such as Azure SQL, Azure COSMOS DB and MongoDB.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience with Azure Big Data tools such as Azure Data Lake, Azure Data bricks and Azure Data Factor.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience in Azure security tools such as Azure Security Center, Azure Key Vault and Azure Policies.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience in Azure monitoring tools such as Azure Monitoring, Log Analytics and Kusto queries.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven working with multiple Subscriptions (in 100s) within an Enterprise Agreement.
  • Experience in designing and implementing applications using PaaS Services in a hybrid Azure environment.
  • Hands-on experience deploying Azure resources from Azure DevOps pipelines.
  • Hands-on experience writing Terraform/ARM templates.
  • Hands-on experience writing Azure policies.
  • Hands-on experience writing scripts in PowerShell or Azure CLI.
  • Hands-on experience migrating applications to the Azure.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with communicating with other teams via calls, chats, and email
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related analytical field, or equivalent experience.

Special 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 Swarm
  • Expertise 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: Contract
salary: $88.68 - 98.68 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Provide leadership and oversight with your strong understanding 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.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Azure
  • Git
  • DevOps
  • PowerShell

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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