Sr. Technical Engineer (Azure Automation, Ansible, Terraform)


$120 - $125
Contract - W2
Contract - 12 Month(s)
No Travel Required


communication skills
system development
system integration
systems design
unit test
user acceptance testing
technical engineer
scripting tools
azure automation

Job Details

Our client, an American bank holding company, is currently seeking a Sr. Technical Engineer to join their team on a 12-month contract basis.


Client: Name disclosed once we speak

Job #: 1470 & 1471

Job Title: Sr. Technical Engineer (Azure Automation, Terraform, Ansible)

Location: Hybrid-Onsite 2 to 3 days in Buffalo, NY

Duration: Contract (12 months)

Rate: $120-125/hrly max on W2 - these roles are not C2C or 1099 eligible


Provides technical solutions, designs, documentation, and guidance, specifies solutions, and provides technical guidance at the highest level of technical direction in the development and deployment of new or existing technical solutions.


  • Work closely with Technology management, customers, and support teams on a regular basis to lead the design, development, and execution of technical solutions that meet or exceed the current and future needs of the organization.
  • Primary responsibilities may include infrastructure architecture and design, research and development of new or expanded systems, creation of technology standards and policies, thorough analysis of user requirements and operational constraints, unit test and system integration, and user acceptance testing.
  • Regularly and independently interact with business partners of varying associate and management levels to ensure clarity of the problem/opportunity and elicit business requirements. Estimate the size of the effort required to complete complex, moderate to large scale projects where applicable.
  • Coordinate vendor interactions and manage contract and/or vendor resources as needed.
  • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers, technicians, and integrators. Review documentation, proposals, and changes proposed by less experienced staff.
  • Seek to expand knowledge and understanding of Financial Services trends, practices, and technologies on a continuous basis.
  • Follow and promote use of industry best practices, standards and procedures.
  • Maintain an expert level of technical aptitude and expert working knowledge of supporting application(s), development environments and the supported client environment. Maintain an expert level understanding of vendor products, services, and future updates.
  • Assist in developing expense and capital budgets.
  • Understand and adhere to the Company's risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company's Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the Bank’s brand.
  • Maintain Bank’s internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
  • Complete other related duties as assigned.



  • Combined minimum of 12 years higher education and/ or work experience in systems design, management, and/or architecture.
  • Thorough understanding of the system development and infrastructure lifecycle and architecture, vendor best practices, IT Service Management, and systems design.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum 12 years advanced experience in a technical engineering position involving infrastructure design technologies, data management and interchange, system design and/or development for complex applications.
  • Strong exp. w/ Azure Automation.
  • Strong exp. w/ Terraform.
  • Strong exp. w/ Ansible.
  • Ability to translate complex business and functional requirements into structured high quality implementations using any variety of industry standard approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop alternative solutions to complex problems and recommend the best solution to the technology business, and project teams.
  • Advanced technical skills.
  • Advanced analytical skills.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Advanced problem solving skills.
  • Verifiable industry and/or vendor expertise in relative technologies.
  • Able to meet with clients of varying levels to gather, document, and analyze system specifications and requirements, work closely with integrators, developers, and testers in the fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others in team environment.
  • Ability to use effective facilitation skills and techniques to elicit and review requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders and group size.
  • Understanding of how the people, processes and technology within an organization interact in relationships and patterns to create a feasible solution on projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possesses effective influencing skills.
  • Process-oriented.
  • Logical thinker.
  • Strong knowledge of server/client and virtual technologies.
  • Ability to master complex tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with project estimation and budget/planning activities.
  • Adaptable.
  • Able to learn quickly in a rapid-pace environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal/written).
  • Banking and/or Financial Domain exp. highly preferred.


Not Applicable.