Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer you will help set the direction for the various solutions in partnership with the Solution Architects and our Developer community. You will be a member of an Agile Development Team that focuses on iterative delivery of new designs, capabilities, enhancements, and bug fixes to our enterprise cloud platforms.
As the Team Lead for Cloud Infrastructure Engineers, you will be reporting into the Director of Cloud Infrastructure Engineering. This position will have the opportunity to function not only as a senior technical contributor but also as a leader of the technical team. The best candidate for this position will be extremely well versed in all areas of the Azure Platform including but not limited to Tenant, Subscriptions, Networking, Security, Policies, Compute, Windows and Linux Operating Systems, Storage, Serverless Computing, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Containers and Databases.
Provide backup of Product Owner and Scrum Master role in an Agile team setting which includes customer relationship management, backlog prioritization and Scrum lead.
As the lead, you will be expected to be able to backup any other members on the team and their area of cloud expertise.
Escalation point for incident support, capacity and performance management, auditing tasks.
Coordination of infrastructure implementations to ensure designs and implementations are done in accordance with enterprise standards.
Interacts and assists with vendor engagements for implementations to ensure design and implementations are executed in accordance with Enterprise standards.
Engage with the operational team for the transition of newly implemented solutions to ensure solutions are successfully operationalized.
Support operational teams in terms of implementation verification, Infrastructure Problem and Risk Management (Input and Resolution)
Participate as a member of the Engineering team and provide input as it relates to standards and processes.
Participates in the implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures.
Participate in ramp-up activities to determine best practices and standards for enterprise-wide deployment, effectiveness, and operations.
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum of 12 years’ experience designing and administering IT platforms.
Minimum of 6 years’ experience with Microsoft Cloud – Azure.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate extremely well with both internal and external stakeholders
Subject Matter Expert in designing, implementing, and managing the following with Azure:
Tenant, Subscription and Management Policy.
Azure networking with Express Route, VPN, Virtual Network peering, Routing.
Cloud Security with policies, monitoring and forensic analysis, Security Groups and Firewalls.
Infrastructure components such as Virtual Machines and Storage Types.
Serverless computing with Kubernetes, Container Instances, Function App.
Platform Services such as SQL, Data Factory, Web Application.
Experience with automation methodologies and processes.
Cloud Infrastructure Development with multiple programming and scripting languages.
Experience with diverse automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Azure DevOps, Azure Automation, Git, GitHub, ServiceNow to automate CI/CD pipelines.
Test driven development and deployment.
Ability to design and automate services and capabilities to enable “self-provisioning” by customer.
Curious and driven to acquire new skills autonomously.
Strong, proven performance diagnostic and troubleshooting skills.
Provide support and service transition training to infrastructure operations teams, local and offshore.
Self-starter with an innate ability to adapt to change and motivated to champion the continuous improvement/continuous delivery.
Experience in managing complete infrastructure solution lifecycle.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of information processing principles and practices.
Good understanding and knowledge in core enterprise infrastructure.
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws as relevant to IT compliance.
Analytical Skills (e.g., Using Sound Judgment, Problem Solving).
Applied Learning / Functional Knowledge and Skills (e.g., Troubleshooting, Maintains Industry Awareness/Industry Knowledge).
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline or equivalent work experience.
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