Azure Engineer


This is a new role within the IT Infrastructure and Operations. This role is focused on developing our capabilities in automating and streamlining IT infrastructure processes and tasks, while improving our capabilities and service offerings with greater self-service abilities using public cloud platforms and open-source technologies.

· Collaborate with a cross-functional team of application developers, operations engineers, architects to understand complex product requirements and translate them into automated solutions.

· Drive optimization of infrastructure and application development deployment life cycles through the use of immutable infrastructure as code methodologies

· Collaborate with colleagues to support and improve architecture, systems, processes, standards and tools.

· Participate in architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability in the cloud

· Write and maintain code for automating the creation of scalable/resilient systems/infrastructure

· Design, implement, and maintain server, storage, network, and security infrastructure

· Work with application teams to move existing applications through lift-and-Shift and refactoring migration strategies

· Develop, implement, and test data backup and recovery, and disaster recovery procedures

· Write and maintain clear, concise documentation, runbooks and operational standards including infrastructure diagrams

· Ensure all solutions are properly monitored and instrumented

· Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues in development, test and production environments

· Educate/mentor product teams and junior engineers

Job Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related focus, or equivalent experience

· 3+ years of experience in Software Development, Infrastructure Engineering or Operational role such as DevOps, Site Reliability Engineer

· Strong verbal & written communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and organizations

· Familiar with the fundamentals of web application and relational database architectures

· Adept at learning and applying new technologies and solving new problems

· Understanding of agile and other development processes and methodologies

· Understanding of immutable infrastructure and infrastructure as code concepts

· Familiar with Linux and/or Windows operating systems

· Powershell, Python, Groovy, or other programming language experience is a must

· Knowledge of the various services and capabilities of cloud computing platforms (Azure/AWS/GCP)

· Strong knowledge and understanding of CI/CD processes and tools (Jenkins)

· Prior experience using automation tools (Terraform, ARM, Powershell DSC, Ansible, HashiCorp Packer) desired

· Experience using/operating Hashicorp Vault/Consul desired

· Knowledge of Docker containers and related orchestration technologies (kubernetes) desired

· In-depth knowledge working with and managing Git (Bitbucket,Github)

· Demonstrated Cloud Engineering skills on the Microsoft Azure platform

· Azure Certifications a plus

Job ID 00020292


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