Azure Architect in Chicago, IL at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 23345


  • Washington, DC
  • Denver, CO
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Dallas, TX

What you will be doing:

Designing, building, and providing implementation guidance and support for:

  • Applying technical knowledge to create an application modernization roadmap and architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, orchestrating key resources and infusing key application development and devops technologies (e.g. App Service, containers, serverless, cloud native, Java/node.js, DevOps and OSS tools)
  • Provides leadership in developing innovative service capabilities for Azure Cloud and in managing Azure capability projects.
  • A diverse set of cloud environments (Dev/Test, Integration, Stage, PROD etc.) composed of Azure for PaaS/IaaS/SaaS (including the secure build-out of a new DevOps environment for application delivery)
  • Software-defined network infrastructure technologies focused on security, services operations, e.g. networking, firewall management, proxy, IT health check management, backup, recovery, event management, patching, monitoring, etc.

You have experience with:

  • Designing and developing automation to support continuous delivery and continuous integration processes, analyze client workflows, and determine the best solutions for a successful enterprise Azure infrastructure.
  • Working with business stakeholders and senior leaders to deliver on complex, enterprise-level initiatives that are a part of the company's overall strategic direction
  • Utilizing automation tools such as Puppet, DSC, Git, Azure DevOps and similar tools.
  • Assisting with upgrading, installing, and configuring monitoring solutions for Azure for Windows and Linux servers.
  • 8+ years of experience with .NET technologies (C#, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript, etc.) to develop Azure based software solutions and work
  • Working in a DevOps capacity with a desire to automate all repetitive processes within the Azure environment.
  • Maintaining end-to-end security ensuring best practices are always implemented.
  • Provisioning and maintaining all servers using configuration management tools, including Puppet and DSC.
  • Developing solutions using cloud services. Research into, and implementation of, new Azure tools to improve efficiency, performance, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Working knowledge of supporting IT infrastructure technologies and standards including software & hardware life cycle, system configuration policies, security, hardening, High Availability, Disaster Recovery etc.
  • Monitoring and report to management on actual and projected tasks.

Required Experience:

  • Delivering Infrastructure as Code using Azure.
  • Cloud orchestration and automation tools.
  • Providing continuous monitoring and support.
  • Delivering solutions using Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with automation tools within an Azure environment in production and lower environments.
  • Examples: Git, Puppet, DSC, and Azure DevOps
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows based systems administration skills and scripting experience in Azure.
  • Experience with the planning, configuration, optimization and deployment of Microsoft Azure solutions (IaaS, PaaS, VMs, AD, Automation, Monitor, Backup/recovery etc.).

Who you are:

  • BS degree in an applicable area (Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, etc.) or related experience
  • Minimum 4+ years hands-on experience supporting Azure cloud environments, developing and administering an IT operations environment, and administering servers on Windows or Linux platforms.
  • Minimum 4+ years' experience implementing, migrating, managing, and operating systems/applications in an enterprise cloud computing environment as well as deploying and supporting workloads in Azure.
  • Minimum 4+ years' experience working within a DevOps environment, utilizing Azure DevOps tools, developing Azure solutions, and implementing/improving Azure infrastructure processes.

Desired Certifications:

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification
  • Azure certifications


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