Azure Cloud Engineer

Azure Cloud Engineer

Our client located in London, Ontario is looking to hire an Azure Cloud Engineer. In this position you are a critical contributor to the big picture and rely on data when making important decisions. You have a future mindset and are motivated to grow. You have a thirst for learning new things and building your skillset.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Architect, provision, and operationalize an enterprise cloud systems infrastructure to meet business requirements for reliability, scalability, performance and business SLA
  • Administering Companies’ infrastructure in the Azure public cloud, including Virtual Machines (Linux and Windows), networking, Azure App Services and AD
  • Provisioning new services in the Azure public cloud and complying with our backup strategies and policies
  • Able to understand business requirements and decide on the required cloud resources to enable business current and future needs, and customers’ SLA
  • Proactively monitor the cloud environment, foresee any possible challenges and take preventative measures to avoid any system outage or possible resource challenge
  • Proactively optimize cloud usage while identifying and optimizing architecture to minimize cloud consumptions
  • Contribute to efforts in automation, continuous deployment, build, and configuration management
  • Advise on, and implement, best practices for monitoring, logging and alerting
  • Own the availability, resilience and scalability of your solutions
  • Document installations, procedures and requirements for systems/services
  • Maintain cloud security while meeting the needs of the business without blocking progress
  • Work closely with various internal teams to spec and plan new product and feature implementations
  • Provide best practices, standards, and general support for the cloud environment
  • Quickly learn new technologies and enforce industry best practices
  • Provide Tier 3 support for infrastructure/system issues
  • Be part of a rotating, after-hours, on-call schedule

Requirements:

  • 12+ years in IT (various roles) Development and/or infrastructure management
  • Proficiency with New Relic, Dynatrace, NGiNX, and chef
  • 3+ years of experience working with Azure cloud environments
  • Extensive experience working closely with cross function teams (Dev, QA, and business teams)
  • 2+ years of database experience (Microsoft T-SQL)
  • Knowledge in architect and build pipeline, as well as end-to-end CI/CD process
  • Superior collaboration and cross function communication skills
  • Extensive experience in Azure IaaS and PaaS
  • Experience with container platforms preferably Kubernetes and/or Docker
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Dynatrace and New Relic
  • Experience with MS DevOps technology
  • Working knowledge of microservices architecture
  • Experience implementing and managing immutable infrastructure
  • Master-level scripting and automation abilities
  • Previous experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting .NET applications
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong ability to multitask and handle change
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Proven communication skills
  • Superior organizational and planning skills
  • Collaborative and innovative problem analysis and problem solving
  • Great team player with ability to work alone without micro-management

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to Maureen@2a3group.ca or call 519-858-8880.