As a Senior Cloud Platform Engineer, you are proficient with Azure cloud-based infrastructure, and demonstrate a strong background of system engineering, architecture and design practices. The prime candidate will be a driven self-starter with the desire to learn independently as well as the drive to share your knowledge as a part of a team and grow others. You will work on our Cloud Platform team and operate in a startup environment with an agile mentality, deliver quickly, and then improve on design and implementation. You will partner with application and infrastructure teams to ensure proper function and enablement of the enterprise MS Azure public cloud capability for the client. In addition, you will develop, support, and continually improve automated cloud platform, software development and release processes. This includes analysis, design, development, implementation, and continued evolution of modern software-defined infrastructure, application patterns, software, and technology solutions. You will work with the Azure public cloud provider in the day to day development, support and monitoring of the client's Azure public cloud. A strategic thinker, you move between diverse tasks with cooperation and persistence, helping to bring out the best in those around you.
About the Cloud Platform Team - The public cloud platform experience is a multi cloud native environment that is built on AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, Ansible and other open source projects. Our platforms are multi-tenant environments utilized to run mission-critical workloads at enterprise scale and are currently used by thousands of developers across hundreds of teams.
• Lead/participate in the strategic planning of the platform • Participate in the definition, scoping, research, and development of work including delivering proof-of-concepts to support your design
• Lead & deliver the design, implementation, and execution of solutions focused 100% on automation through infrastructure as code.
• Develop technical documentation products on client solution designs.
• Ability to solve technical, business, and/or process related challenges through infrastructure-as-a-service or platform-as-a-service • Advise implementation teams, confirm solutions specifications are achieved, and communicate progress
B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in software development environment.
Minimum of 4 years’ programming experience in any combinations of these technologies - HTML, Apache, Node JS,IIS, XML, Java, .NET, JSON is highly preferred.
Excellent application design/development knowledge and application infrastructure knowledge.
Strong working knowledge of RESTful and SOAP web services Ability to translate business and technical requirements into conceptualized solutions
3+ years of experience designing and supporting Azure environments,
3+ including IaaS and PaaS
Microsoft Azure Certification (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent; Azure Solutions Architect Expert or equivalent) Hands on experience using the Azure administration portal & Azure CLI.
Demonstrable experience deploying enterprise workloads to Azure Optional but highly desired: knowledge of at least one other cloud hosting solution in addition to Azure (e.g. AWS).
Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages Hands-on experience with one or more configuration management systems such as Ansible.
Experience designing and supporting enterprise core services as well as cloud deployments of these services.
Working and integration with technology and business teams.
Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning experience, a plus.