Azure Platform Engineer

Overview

Remote
USD 60,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

People skills
IT service management
Transformation
Migration
Cyber security
Data
Analytics
Government contracts
Specification
Business requirements
Creativity
Innovation
Exceed
Usability
Critical thinking
IMPACT
Roadmaps
Employment authorization
Security clearance
Computer science
Application development
Hosting
IaaS
PaaS
SaaS
Software development
Data Science
Bash
SQL
Configuration Management
GitHub
DSC
Puppet
ARM
STIG
Microsoft Windows
Servers
Group policy
Linux
Administration
Claims
Authentication
SAML
OAuth
OIDC
RBAC
Cloud security
Encryption
Firewall
SIEM
SAFE
Scrum
Kanban
Global delivery
Continuous Integration and Development
Software deployment
Emerging technologies
Version control
Management
Scripting
Windows PowerShell
Python
Agile
Terraform
Policies
Design
Cloud computing
Automation
Continuous delivery
Continuous integration
Git
Gradle
Jenkins
Microsoft Azure
DevOps
Ansible
Communication
Organizational skills
Leadership
Market analysis
Law
Human resources
Project management

Job Details

M9 Solutions is dedicated to providing IT services and solutions to the Federal Government by mobilizing the right people, skills, clearance levels, and technologies to help organizations who desire improved performance and modern, sustainable change. M9 has provided quality IT services and support to 27 Federal Agencies and multiple commercial customers across 41 states nationwide. Our capabilities include digital transformation, software development, cloud migration, applications & infrastructure, cybersecurity, data delivery & analytics, and IT talent solutions.

M9 Solutions is seeking an Azure Platform Engineer to work remotely on a government contract for a client located in Arlington, VA.An active Secret clearance is required.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for leading delivery of solutions and infrastructure development efforts, establishing automated and frictionless consumption capabilities for Cloud platforms supporting large and complex projects.
  • Ensure design specifications meet the business requirements.
  • Support junior engineers and work in a collaborative environment, exercising creativity and innovation.
  • Architect, engineer, and automated platform solutions to meet and exceed expectations of product managers.
  • Proactively evolve and apply DevSecOps methodologies, standards, and leading practices.
  • Apply modern development standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, security standards, usability design standards, as appropriate.
  • Ensure quality through use of manual and automated controls.
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate risks, assumptions, issues, and decisions throughout the whole lifecycle.
  • Use critical thinking, compare various options based on feasibility and impact, propose impactful plans and roadmaps that balance tactical and strategic needs.
  • Build consensus and mediate compromises, when necessary, with the DevSecOps teams.
  • Bridge organizations where core capabilities are developed and support evolution of Cloud capabilities in Azure without technical debt.

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Work Authorization: ship is required.
  • An active Secret clearance is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, IT, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Ability to document and design various processes and update existing processes.
  • Ability to improve practices for infrastructure development and application development.
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more of Bash, Linux, PowerShell as well as scripting languages (I.e. Ansible).
  • 5+ years in an engineering or architecture role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS platforms.
  • 5+ years functional knowledge of programming scripting and data science languages such as Bash, PowerShell, Puppet, SQL, etc.
  • 5+ years CI/CD delivery using code management, configuration management and automation tools such as GitHub AE, Terraform, Bicep, Azure DevOps Server, Ansible, DSC, Puppet, ARM Templates etc.
  • Experience with Azure Stack, Azure AD, and with hardened OS images such as CIS STIG images.
  • Proficient in managing Windows servers to create, manage and deploy group policy objects.
  • Knowledge/experience with Linux server administration.
  • Experience with demonstrating a solid understanding of relevant software infrastructure platforms and understanding of applicable standards.
  • Experience with claims-based authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC) and RBAC.
  • Knowledge of Cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.
  • Experience with delivery using modern methodologies especially SAFe Agile, Iterative, etc.
  • Experience with development frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent engineering and automation skills in Cloud based global delivery using continuous integration and continuous deployment.
  • Ability to learn new and emerging technologies to rapidly define engineering standards and produce automation code.
  • Experience with source control management (git), Azure Cloud, Scripting (PowerShell or Python), Azure DevOps Pipelines, Agile methodology, Containers, Ansible (Tower)/Terraform/Bicep, AZ400 Certified Preferred, Azure Policy, and Azure multi-tenant knowledge.
  • Strong design and hands-on development experience on Azure cloud automation and CI/CD for enterprise.
  • Experience of build and deploy (CI/CV), tools (Git VSC, Gradle, Jenkins, Azure DevOps Server, Ansible tower) and processes.
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to give as a leading member of global, distributed teams passionate about delivering quality solutions.


Full-Time Employee Compensation
  • M9 Solutions' pay range for this position is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include, but are not limited to, responsibilities of the position, education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, location, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
  • M9 Benefits -


Salary Range

$60,000 - $180,000 USD

M9 Solutions LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer - AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled.

M9 Solutions, LLC (M9) is a Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. M9 is subject to Executive Order 11246, which requires government contractors to take affirmative action to ensure that equal opportunity is provided in all aspects of their employment. Please click here to complete M9's Voluntary Self-Identification Form and then email it to . Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact M9's Human Resources Department at or at .

With 14+ years of proven delivery and steady growth, M9 Solutions is a unique small business with credible past performance and key capabilities offering project management services, solution architects, business analysts, program managers, technical architects, and technical consultants. M9 was recognized as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2012. M9 Solutions believes that work should be fun, rewarding, and something everyone can be excited about. We offer a competitive compensation package and value diversity in driving the vision of the company.

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