Position: Sr Azure Architect/Azure Systems Engineer
Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Long Term Contract
Spruce Technology is a mid-size and rapidly-growing Information Technology services firm
headquartered in New Jersey. An award-winning firm (Inc 5000, SmartCEO) with a steadily
growing portfolio of commercial and government clients, Spruce Technology provides innovative
Technology solutions, specialized IT staff, and IT strategy consulting nationwide. Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived age, sex, pregnancy, race, creed, color, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, religion, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Below are the details of the job spec
Ensure technology designs and implementations solve our clients' requirements and challenges
Design, architect and implement standard or custom technical solutions (at times oversees the design, architecture, and implementation)
Develop technology solutions across a breadth of technology options
Areas of interest include Azure, O365, Skype for Business, Active Directory, SCCM
Maintain in-depth product knowledge of the service offerings
8-10 years including 5 years of professional experience architecting, implementation and maintaining Microsoft infrastructure technologies
Excellent understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
Proven track record of working collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with strong verbal and written communications.
Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position within a software and/or services company.
Ability to converse fluently with teams on cloud technologies and your area of specialization.
Expertise and experience with assessments and enterprise adoption of the cloud including business case development, consumption cost estimates, high-level architecture, and migration planning.
Experience on major cloud transformation projects (data center and/or application migrations to the cloud)
3 - 5 years of experience focused on cloud environments and infrastructure
Work with App Team, Engineers, Architecting team, capacity planning, Get req, Scoping, info gathering, project plan and propose model, templates in Azure, Security Governance
Working knowledge of methodologies including AGILE and SCRUM
Understanding of IT industry best practices such as ITIL
Sound Scripting experience - PowerShell (Must), CLI, JSON
Azure automation, Container, Microservices, Kubernetes, Chef, Ansible (Plus)
Working knowledge of supporting IT infrastructure technologies and standards including software & hardware life cycle, system configuration policies, security, hardening, HA, DR, etc.
Experience in Microsoft and other security platforms and best practices.
Strong working knowledge on Microsoft core platform technologies based on windows server
Experience with storage as it relates to virtualization solutions
Active Directory: GPOs, GPP, Login Scripts, OU design
Application Virtualization experience a plus (App-V, Thin App)
Azure Certifications - Azure Certified Architect
Additional Microsoft Certifications a definite plus
Citrix Certifications a plus - Virtualization (CCP-V), Networking (CCA-N), Networking (CCP-N) a plus
Office 365 and supporting technologies helpful.
If interested, please forward a current copy of your resume with contact information email@example.com
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