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AZURE Cloud System Engineer

Location: Glen Allen, VA
Date Posted: 05-10-2018
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Glen Allen VA
8 months contract

We are looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in Glen Allen, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for the following: 

- Microsoft Azure cloud management & administration including environment provisioning, configuration, performance monitoring (response times, latency, uptime, etc.) and security 
- Day to day administration & operation of application components in a hybrid .NET/Java PaaS & IaaS environment (Windows & Linux ) 
- Development of scripts/tools to ensure streamlined/automated application & infrastructure deployment 
- Deployment of end-to-end cloud solutions utilizing a variety of PaaS/IaaS technologies & supporting middleware/data tier technology stacks such as message queues, web/worker roles, database engines, enterprise search and accompanying monitoring solutions 
- Development & implementation of backup and recovery best practices & technologies to ensure critical systems are protected from data loss & disasters 
- Development & implementation of automation solutions, processes and tools in support of the cloud lifecycle; including infrastructure & application uptime, availability, and performance monitoring 
- Ensuring all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards 
- Analyzing existing operational procedures and presenting recommendations for the improvement and development of applicable improvements 
- Supporting systems serving applications both international and domestic clients 

- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, or related technical discipline and a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience 
- Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud components, implementation & support 
- Competence in a range of IT skills including 
o Network (vlans, subnetting, ACLs, firewalls) 
o Windows & Linux - System administration (virtualization, backup, DR, HA, security, Acitve Directory) in Windows & Linux 
o Security 
o Back-up / Recovery 
o Database management (SQL Server, Postgresql, MongoDB) 
o Scripting (Bash/Powershell/equiv.) 

Desired Characteristics 
- Experience with ITIL (incident management & change management) 
- Experience working in an Agile environment
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