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Job: Azure Cloud Engineer

Active since 19-09-2018 Job category IT - Hardware / Network
Location Atlanta Level -
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Contract / Interim
Hours 0 Salary -
FTS is currently seeking a Azure Cloud Engineer for a government agency in the Atlanta, GA areas.
We are seeking a well-rounded Cloud Engineer that has demonstrated expertise with Azure platform as well as the network and security protocols that come along with creating an infrastructure. Must be highly motivated, self-starter and a change agent with experience and desire to drive organizations to be successful on the cutting-edge of Cloud technologies.

The selected candidate will be responsible for overall strategy, architecture and design of Cloud service enablement. You will be asked to provide guidance across data, storage, network, virtualization, containerization and Security and help transform the organizations to take advantage of DevSecOps, CI/CD and agile methodologies.

This is a 1 year contract.

  • Execute POCs and Cloud placement/Cloud fit studies to help organization to make better business decisions in leveraging Cloud technologies for next-generation product innovation
  • Help enhance Cloud Center of Excellence by defining and governing architectural standards/principles, global product security guidelines, cloud governance
  • Stay current with IaaS & PaaS trends and research and implement containerization of cloud offerings.
  • Actively facilitate and drive Cloud technology decisions within the organization and drive "Cloud First" strategy.

  • 5-7 years of hands on experience in all aspects of cloud computing (compute, storage, platforms, data and security) with a proven track-record in implementing large scale cloud environments.
  • Hands on experience in cloud computing-based services architecture, technical design and implementations including IaaS and PaaS is essential.
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Azure and operating familiarity of AWS platform is a must.
  • Requires knowledge of Cloud cost optimization techniques.
  • Experience in one or more automation languages (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, CLI) is a must, Azure Log Analytics, Azure Portal, Azure Services is a must.
  • Knowledge of Azure ExpressRoute, DirectConnect, Firewalls, Gov. Cloud is essential
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure automation, CI/CD, networking, storage and cloud-based delivery models is essential.
  • Knowledge in networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security, firewalls is essential.
  • Experience in autoscaling, load balancing, DR, SSO/Federation, AD/Azure AD is essential.
  • Experience of DevOps with Azure and/or AWS CLI & Lambda is nice to have.
  • Working knowledge of config management tools such as Chef, Puppet & Ansible is desired.
  • Through understanding of Cloud native, vendor agnostic, cloud ready app development.
  • Knowledge in cloud monitoring tools, application performance monitoring tools, operational dash-boarding is desired

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Hardware / Network
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United States
Keywords azure, cloud, engineer

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Name Monique Davis