Lead Cloud Engineer

3+ years of experience in cloud, compute, storage enterprise environments, AZURE PLATFORM, CLOUD COMPUTING
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Lead Cloud Engineer




Location: OAK BROOK, IL




Job Responsibilities:

  • This role will be responsible for the implementation and operations of the client’s Enterprise IaaS Infrastructure in Microsoft Azure.
  • The candidate will implement IT solutions and services with a focus on infrastructure, networking, and security in a Microsoft Azure cloud environment.
  • This role will lead and manage the relationships and operational integration of third-party managed / Application services, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and Cloud vendors. Additionally, this role will partner closely with the IT Business Relationship Management and Cyber Security organization and other IT stakeholders to ensure that client maximizes the SAP / Application investments to integrate efficiently and consistently with the broader hybrid solutions ecosystem.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Information Systems or related experience.
  • Azure Platform or Microsoft Engineer (Certifications or experience)
  • 3 - 5 years of overall IT experience
  • 3+ years of experience in cloud, compute, storage enterprise environments.
  • Azure experience working with virtual networks, virtual machines, storage, Azure ExpressRoute, common PaaS services such as Azure SQL DB, etc.
  • Experience administering a packaged application; user administration and application interface administration
  • Experience in analyzing requirements, designing, documenting and prioritizing enhancements
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Cloud: Microsoft Azure (Azure CLI, PaaS/SaaS/IaaS).
  • OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux), Windows Server.
  • Architecture Concepts: Understanding of High availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Network Concepts: Knowledge of TCP/IP, routing, firewalling - HTTP, DNS, SMTP, IPSEC
  • Cloud Backup Concepts: backup/data retention techniques
  • Working knowledge on managing antivirus environment, intrusion detection, data leakage prevention and vulnerability management
  • Ability to enforce policies in a professional and personable manner
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, network and Microsoft technologies
  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills with a service orientation for understanding technical problems and clearly explaining solutions to staff and customers at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to demonstrate effective listening and communication skills
  • Ability to understand the customer's business environment, effectively analyze problems and provide timely customer appropriate solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate self-motivation; ability to motivate and develop a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to travel up to 25%; both international and/or domestic travel may be required
  • Comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities


Preferred Job Requirements:

  • Degree relevant to cloud engineering
  • Computer science experience
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to drive strategy, prioritize and mobilize resources across the Company
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and providing effective support to all functions and individuals within the corporate structure
  • Containers: Kubernetes


Job Responsibilities:

  • Azure Networking services (e.g., VNETs, Load Balancers, Front Door, ExpressRoute, Traffic Manager, Content Delivery Network).
  • Cloud Automation and Infrastructure as Code (e.g., Terraform, PowerShell, ARM, Azure Automation).
  • Azure Compute, Database, and Storage technologies (e.g., VMs, Web Apps, AKS, Azure SQL, Cosmos DB).
  • Expert knowledge of data architectures, data pipelines, real-time data processing, streaming, networking, and security.
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, etc.
  • Azure Security and Identity services (e.g., Security Center, Azure Active Directory, RBAC, NSGs / ASGs).
  • Azure PaaS services (e.g., Data Factory, Event Grid, Logic Apps, Service Bus, API Management, Azure Functions).
  • Maintain currency in setting IaaS/PaaS cloud strategies and roadmaps
  • Architect, design, and develop solutions on the Azure platform
  • Assist in driving could strategy implementations
  • Ability to collaborate, build relationships and influence individuals at all levels in a matrix-management environment (as well as external vendors and service providers) to ensure that segregation and overlapping roles are identified and coordinated
  • Engage with internal customers to design and implement connectivity solutions leveraging Azure services and appropriate technology required to meet cost, interoperability, and security requirements
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to deliver relevant insights based on identified business requirements
  • Implement cloud-based networking topologies to provide minimally required connectivity for internal Microsoft workloads
  • Primary technical resource for an on premise to Azure migration
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Mentor junior team members; create a climate where people are developed and motivated to do their best to help the organization
  • Comply with health and safety guidelines and rules; managers should also ensure compliance across their teams
  • Protect the reputation by keeping information confidential
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed





Dice Id : makecorp
Position Id : JT-CG7
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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