Network / Cloud Engineer

Amazon Web Services, Cloud, Linux, Security, Security clearance, IT infrastructure, Communication skills, Ansible
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 100%.

Job Description

Job title:- Network / Cloud Engineer
Location:- Tampa, FL
Duration :- 12+ Months

Job Description.

Proven experience with AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform configuration and administration of security features and services (including and not limited to identity and access management, service-related security features, networking, firewalls, encryption, and related best practices)

  • Subscription Models, Azure Resource Manager Services, IaaS, PaaS models
  • Azure VM IaaS Compute offering of various deployment models
  • Storage Options, Table, Queue, File, Object/Blob, why choose one over the other for Structured and Unstructured Data, LRS, GRS, ZRS, GRS-RA
  • Azure Backup and Recovery and Recovery RuleSets, Site Vault Agents from GitHub
  • Azure Network Watcher Capabilities. Topology, NSG Rulesets, Virtual Network Gateway, Network Subscription, Security Group Workflows
  • Creating of vNETs, Subnets, vNET Peering,
  • Azure ExpressRoute (ER), key benefits, BGP Routing, Scaling on Bandwidth, Charges on ER SKU (Standard/Premium), Hub/Spoke Model
  • VPN setup, VPN Peering with DR or other accounts, three models of connectivity
  • Building Route Tables to allow VNet traffic traverse with no internet traffic and other methods of egress points, understanding of VNet Gateways
  • Usefulness of Azure Firewalls and implied traffic patterns to solve routing strategies and segmentation
  • Understanding of CIDR Blocks, Subnets, Allocation of Static, Dynamic IPs
  • Load Balancing RuleSets
  • DNS and AD Integration with Azure AD, Onsite AD integration or AD Sync. Understanding of Forest and its overview.
  • Azure IAM, understanding of RBAC, MFA, Enterprise Admin, Account Admin, Contributor, Owner, Connectivity from external Subscriptions. Federated Models, SAML, OAuth, WS-Federation
  • Azure Cert Management Self-Managed, External Facing, SSL/TLS HTTPS Connections, Key Vault, Rotation model of Keys, FIPS 140-2, Bitlocker storage keys
  • Azure Security Center Overview, Policies, Recommendations
  • Azure WAF, Filters and blocks of http traffic
  • Understanding of Azure Operations Management Suite, OMS Architecture, Insight and Analytics, helpful.
  • Security and Compliance, breaches, in-depth forensics, logs from Network Watcher, SIEM logs, Splunk and Azure Log Management, SCOM Monitoring, Azure Monitor’
  • HA Availability Sets, SQL/HA DR Scenarios, Geo-Replication, Service Bus Overview or Power BI

Daily Tasks & Responsibilities

Advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions.

  • Subject Matter Expert deploying scalable, fault tolerant and secure architecture on Azure, using the Azure architectural best practices, for migration of existing on-prem applications to Azure
  • Handle multiple work streams across multiple engagements
  • Planning future phases of and supporting customer deployments and environments
  • Help triage and resolve issues in the infrastructure
  • Monitoring ticketing system for new requests
  • Work from the Tampa office every other week and accommodate occasional unplanned travel for internal or customer-related activities.
  • Provide planned and unplanned after-hours support
  • Participate in the standby on-call rotation schedule. On-call would only be a few times per year, depending on the team size, and lasts one week. Hours can only be billed for time spent responding to an after-hours request

Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience

Ability to get a Secret Clearance

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical as well as organizational skills
  • Ability to manage and shift priorities quickly and effectively when needed
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to deliver high-quality deliverables
  • Contribute independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to debug and resolve complex issues in cloud environments
  • Experience setting up enterprise level account structure and security models in cloud environments
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment of technical solutions leveraging Azure Services and Features.
  • Detailed understanding of key Azure services, to include Key Vault and Encryption process
  • Demonstrated experience using Azure Powershell
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux utilities, scripting and debugging networking issues
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate
  • 10+ yrs. IT Infrastructure experience
  • 5+ yrs. Cloud architecture experience (e.g. AWS and CGP)
  • 3+ yrs. hands-on experience with terraform or Ansible in a production cloud environment
  • 2+ yrs. hands-on experience with Azure Networking (i.e. Virtual Networks, VPN, ExpressRoute, Traffic Manager, and Load Balancer)
  • 2+ yrs. hands-on experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment of technical solutions leveraging Azure Services and Features.
  • Ability to get a US Government Clearance and must be a U.S. Person; NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorships for this role
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience


  • Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Active US Government Clearance

Posted By

Sam Smith

Dice Id : 91115062
Position Id : 6566126
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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