Sr Azure Cloud Engineer


$80 - $90
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 6 Month(s)


Azure Administrator
Azure DevOps
Cloud infrastructure
automation tools
configuration management
networking concepts
hybrid cloud
Azure Cloud and Azure DevOps
hybrid enterprise infrastructure (OnPrem / Cloud)
CI/CD and DevOps.

Job Details

Required : Azure Cloud and Azure DevOps, hybrid enterprise infrastructure (OnPrem / Cloud), API, CI/CD and DevOps.
The Cloud Engineer responsibility is to design, develop, and maintain our cloud infrastructure and applications. The Cloud Engineer will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement cloud solutions that meet business requirements and drive operational efficiency. The Cloud Engineer works closely with development teams to ensure smooth integration and deployment of applications, leveraging DevOps tools and practices.

Experience/Requirements 10+ years experience in hybrid enterprise infrastructure (OnPrem / Cloud)
Experience in Azure Cloud and Azure DevOps
Understanding of advanced networking concepts related to hybrid cloud infrastructure
Experience in Cloud Application and API development and management
Strong proficiency in automation tools, CI/CD process, configuration, and scripting languages
Familiarity with containerization technologies (Docker / Kubernetes)
Strong collaboration, interpersonal, problem-solving skills
Strong knowledge of IT security requirements
Location of the position is Chicago HQ

Drive cloud initiatives to streamline infrastructure provisioning and configuration management
Monitor the performance and reliability of automation infrastructure, frameworks, and tools
Troubleshoot and resolve any issues related to Cloud infrastructure and services.
Evaluates and analyzes data on performance/capacity and reports on key measurements
Ensures industry standards are followed for security protocols
Identify opportunities to drive cost of cloud infrastructure down
Consults and coordinates with various internal departments, external or business partners, providers and business entities as a representative of the areas of responsibility
Performs product evaluation, product installation, and product upgrade efforts
Recommends hardware and sizing and implements/installs hardware and software products, as well as new standards and procedures
Reviews system, technical and internal customer documentation for accurate content
Explains/trains as subject matter expert on technical concepts of cloud infrastructure and DevOps
Performs peer reviews for technical documentation
Reviews current and emerging information technology and trends and provides short and long term roadmaps and provides recommendations for improvement. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Works under minimal supervision, relying on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals
Performs at a level clearly above that of the related Technical Specialists by demonstrating greater productivity, proficiency, leadership and mastery of job content
Technical Lead on small to large projects; participates as subject matter expert in projects of all sizes
Education Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience) Certifications Preferred: Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate
Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer
Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect a plus