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Azure Engineer

Company: Gridiron IT Solutions LLC
Location: bethesda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

GridIron IT is seeking an Azure Engineer to support a federal client in Bethesda, MD.
Ability to obtain Public Trust required Duties and Responsibilities The engineer will design, build, and provide implementation guidance and support for 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) as well as 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. Their specific duties will include, but not be limited to, the following: - Provide leadership in developing innovative service capabilities for Azure Cloud and in managing Azure capability projects.
- Responsible for developing strategies, technology, tools, methods, services and solutions that position GRSi as a recognized leader in providing Azure cloud service for our Clients.
- Design and develop automation to support continuous delivery and continuous integration processes, analyze client workflows, and determine the best solutions for a successful enterprise Azure infrastructure.
- Work with business stakeholders and senior leaders to deliver on complex, enterprise-level initiatives that are a part of the company's overall strategic direction.
- Utilize automation tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Git, Electric Flow (Electric Cloud), or similar tools.
- Assist with upgrading, installing, and configuring monitoring solutions for Azure for Windows and Linux servers.
- Manage firewalls, VPNs, and remote access to servers, based on different user roles and access requirements.
- Work in a DevOps capacity with a desire to automate all repetitive processes within the Azure environment.
- Maintain end-to-end security ensuring best practices are always implemented.
- Provision and maintain all servers using configuration management tools, including Chef.
- Develop 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.
- Monitor 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: Chef, Jenkins, Git, Electric Flow (Electric Cloud).
- 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.).
Required Qualifications - BS degree in an applicable area (Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, etc.) - 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

Keywords: Gridiron IT Solutions LLC, Bethesda , Azure Engineer, Other , bethesda, Maryland

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