Cloud Engineer - Azure - RQ35690

  • ASD, Inc.,
  • Arlington, VA
In depth understanding of Cloud Migration methodologies and best practices, Strong Linux (RHEL preferred), 3+ years of experience in Azure cloud architecture, 3+ years of experience with cloud automation and scripting (Auto-scale, US Citizen
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

**Due to Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be US Citizens and successfully pass an extensive background investigation determining financial suitability**

Location: 3501 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, vA


  • Deploy and configure Microsoft Azure cloud services according to best practices

  • Build Azure VMs, Azure Networking/VPCs; Setup Azure storage, Load Balancers, Auto Scale, Resource Manager, Azure DNS, Database services (SQL, MySQL etc); Setup Active Directory(AD) and integrate systems with AD

  • Use system automation technologies and configuration management technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible or others to create standardized IT environments

  • Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing and virtualization systems using infrastructure as code and modern cloud-native deployment techniques

  • Design and build CI/CD DevSecOps pipeline and work with other teams to integrate security best practices. Use tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory, Git, SonarQube.

  • Design and build containerized environment using Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift etc.

  • Develop Azure Functions for serverless use cases

  • Work with Solution Architects to conduct proof of concepts (POCs), and assist in production implementations

  • Assess existing application stacks and suggest Azure cloud native services for applicability

  • Assess existing environments for opportunities to simply, automate or bring efficiency to technical processes

  • Develops automation scripts for efficient deployment and operations of cloud and virtualization systems.

  • Advanced troubleshooting including analyzing log & trace files in Azure environment, opening service requests, collecting documentation, working with vendors, and driving problem resolution.


  • BA/BS engineering or related IT, System Engineering, or STEM degree (or an additional 4 years of related experience in lieu of degree)

  • 3+ years of experience in Azure cloud architecture

  • Hands-on experience and extensive knowledge of Azure services (VMs, Network, Storage, Database, Application services etc.) and standards and best practice configurations

  • 3+ years of experience with cloud automation and scripting (Auto-scale, Azure Resource management, Scripting, PowerShell)

  • 2+ years of experience creating deployment scripts (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible)

  • 1+ years of experience with containers (e.g., Docker)

  • In depth understanding of Cloud Migration methodologies and best practices

  • Strong Linux (RHEL preferred) and scripting background for task automation (Python, Ruby)

  • Exposure to big data solutions in cloud environments (SQL services, SQL datawarehouse, Big data services)

  • Experience with supporting documentation for Authority to Operate (ATO), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Knowledge base articles.

  • Deep knowledge of software deployment, versioning and release management processes

  • Experience working with and supporting software  production server environments

  • 3+ years of experience in Agile practices

  • 8+ years of experience in Systems Engineering

  • Experienced in Agile software development practices and tools

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

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Position Id : RQ35690
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