SR. Azure Consultant

Permanent

Locus Recruiting

SR. Azure Consultant Remote
Salary:
120,000 – 150,000

We are a nimble, experienced recruiting team specializing in information security, cloud computing, and networking and infrastructure. We are determined to find the best possible solutions for companies in search of top talent, while offering job candidates an expedited, precise recruiting process.

Locus is focused on supporting the goals of both our clients as well as the candidate community to offer an experience that supports and stimulates the growth of our stakeholders. We take a full hands-on approach with our process, understanding our clients and candidates needs in order to find each the right fit from a skillset and a cultural perspective.

We are working with a leading provider of technical solutions who are in need of a Sr. Azure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Create a strategy for establishing a secure and well-managed enterprise environment in Azure
  • Configure and manage MLPs Virtual Network in Azure, establish our core services in the VNET, enable Azure to serve as a part of MLPs network
  • Develop scripts to automate the deployment of resource stacks and associated configurations
  • Utilize native Azure services to meet the firms technology and resiliency requirements
  • Drive Identity and access and configuration management, and monitoring strategy for Azure
  • Lead design process for network connectivity to Azure
  • Extend MLP standard systems management processes into the cloud including change, incident, and problem management
  • Establish and implement monitoring and management infrastructure for both availability and performance management
  • Establish internal pricing and instance selection model for Azure virtual machines
  • Integrate Azure management tooling with MLP including automation of spin-up and spin-down and billing approvals
  • Design and implement data protection options, including HA and BCP protection in Azure

Skills Required:

  • 10+ years of experience as a full time IT professional
  • 3+ years of experience designing and supporting Azure environments, including IaaS and PaaS
  • Microsoft Azure Certification (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent)
  • Hands on experience using the Azure administration portal
  • Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science, Math or Engineering)
  • Demonstrable experience deploying enterprise workloads to Azure
  • Knowledge of at least one other cloud hosting solution in addition to Azure (e.g. Google, AWS, Helion Cloud, SoftLayer).
  • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Hands-on experience with one or more configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Experience designing and supporting enterprise core services as well as cloud deployments of these services
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Enterprise software products and services
  • Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning experience, a plus
 

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