Azure Cloud Engineer/ Architect

Azure, Cloud, infrastructure, migration, security, cloud services
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

ACS Group is seeking qualified candidates for the Azure Cloud Engineer Position with a DIRECT client in Florida /Atlanta, GA.

Job Title: Azure Cloud Engineer/ Architect
Job Location: Florida /Alpharetta, GA
Job Duration: Full Time/ Direct Hire 

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will be joining our exciting and newly formed Cloud Center of Excellence. Cloud Center of Excellence is the focal point of the transformation efforts for our IT Modernization project. You will enable the transformation of our Cloud development and operations practices. The Cloud Specialist should have a solid understanding of cloud services and be able to lead a team of cross-functional application developers, infrastructure engineers, and security specialists to promote cloud-first architecture and implementations. You will also be responsible for supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; participating in various cloud enablement and advocacy activities, and coaching associates on various deployment models of Cloud

 This individual should be able to implement large-scale cloud implementations and effectively address information governance and security challenges associated with running workloads on Client clouds.

 Position Responsibilities

  • Provide security architecture support for build, migration, and operation of Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Research and evaluate emerging cloud technologies and proactively recommend areas where they can bring business value.
  • Develop aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks, and security.
  • Define standards and best practices by conducting POCs for new cloud technologies leveraged by the development organization and engineering teams
  • Develop a baseline for deliverables to include; network access, restriction of internet-facing resources within the cloud platform, provision and configure computer resources within Azure environment
  • Provide expertise and serve as subject matter expert regarding Cloud for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure
  • Work with application teams with their digital Transformation goals and achieve exceptional results retaining maximum associate satisfaction
  • Work with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects and Security Operations teams with any security-related issues
  • Develop, maintain and drive a culture of continuous enhancement for a robust knowledge management system for the Cloud Operations team
  • 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. 
  • Demonstrate extensive abilities as a lead: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; participating in various cloud enablement and advocacy activities, and coaching associates on various deployment models of Cloud
  • Conceptualizing, presenting and executing ideas within a tight schedule, with particular emphases on serving as a technical lead on development projects with on-prem and cloud, or a team lead or architect across multiple software development projects;
  • Proven extensive ability to develop Cloud strategy; as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of IT audiences, and management, including presentations, training, and executive briefings
  • As an SME, the individual should -
  1. a) advise application team with azure security
  2. b) develop a migration strategy for azure security components and overall application components
  3. c) define the operating procedure in a cloud environment
  4. d) support with performance tuning and testing activity

 Required Qualifications

  • Experience working with Azure.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience developing software with at least one production implementation in one of the following languages: C#/.NET, Java, Python, or Node.
  • Minimum of 2 years of deploying and supporting cloud services in a large-scale environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in one or more cloud providers.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with relational and/or NoSQL databases.
  • Practical knowledge of web application security.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience writing in a scripting language that implemented a deployment to the cloud or supported a cloud workload.
  • Minimum of 1 year as a contributor to the design of distributed and highly available cloud solutions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related analytical field, or equivalent experience.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Azure Cosmos DB and/or MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with 1 or more version control systems (Git, Perforce, SVN, TFS/VSTS/Azure DevOps).
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience configuring direct connections to the cloud from on-premise, gateways, virtual networks, and security segmentation technologies in a production environment.
  • Production experience with a hybrid cloud configuration.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker.
  • Experience developing software that is deployed to the cloud.
  • Experience writing scripts in PowerShell.
  • Experience with SQL Server.
  • Experience with VSTS/Azure DevOps deployments.
  • Experience with big data clustering technologies (Hadoop, Spark, HDInsight, EMR, etc.).
  • At least one EXPERT-level certification in a cloud platform technology (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform) or 3 years cloud operations experience.

Thanks, and regards,
678 - 259- 9062

ABOUT ACS GROUP. ACS Group is a premier provider of IT Consulting, Engineering Consulting, Healthcare, Talent, and Workforce Management Solutions to Fortune 1000 companies globally. Our operating brands have provided targeted services and solutions for more than 50 years. We serve our clients through four operating companies:
Recent Recognitions:
#No. 6 Largest IT Staffing Firm in the U.S. (2019 SIA)
#Largest Minority-Owned IT Staffing Firm in the U.S. (2018 SIA)
# No. 8 Largest IT Staffing Firm in the U.S. (2018 SIA)#Inavero s Best of Staffing Client Diamond Award (2018).
#National Class lV Supplier of the Year Finalist and a Regional Class IV Supplier of the Year by NMSDC#Inavero's Best of Staffing Client Diamond Award Winner(2017)

Dice Id : PRO60061
Position Id : 6876050
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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