Azure Cloud Architect

Location Florida City, FL
Date Posted September 12, 2021
Category All
Job Type Full-Time/Part-Time


Title: Azure Cloud Architect

Location: Remote (Lakeland, FL) 100% Remote Opportunities

Duration: Contract and Full-time Roles

Skills Required:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Azure Cloud
  • Experience in configuring and using PaaS offerings (like WebApp, Azure Database services, Azure Kubernetes, Azure DataLake, etc)
  • Experience in setting up enterprise-level account structure and security models in Azure
  • Proven and demonstrated knowledge of depth knowledge of cloud-based delivery models
  • Experience developing cybersecurity solutions across a diverse and heterogeneous IT environment
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing security controls, including access control, privileged access management, data security, network security, data loss prevention, cloud security, vulnerability management, configuration management, privacy, and audits
  • Build automation handling large numbers of diverse systems with configuration management and automation systems like Azure DevOps (VSTS,) Docker, Chef, Terraform
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with communicating with other teams via calls, chats, and email
  • Hands-on experience writing effective terraform scripts
  • Hands-on experience with Azure policies
  • Hands-on experience migrating Apps to the cloud
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Cloud Engineer, preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related analytical field or equivalent experience preferred

Special Qualifications:

  • Azure Certification is a MUST, 300/301 or 303/304

Work Description:

  • To provide security architecture support for build, migration, and operation of Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Researches and evaluate emerging cloud technologies and proactively recommend areas where they can bring business value.
  • Develop aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks, and security.
  • Define standards and best practices by conducting POCs for new cloud technologies leveraged by the development organization and engineering teams
  • Develop a baseline for deliverables to include; Network access, Restriction of internet-facing resources within the cloud platform, provision and configure computer resources within Azure environment
  • Provide expertise and serve as Subject Matter Expert regarding Cloud for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure
  • Work with application teams with their digital Transformation goals and achieve exceptional results retaining maximum client satisfaction
  • Work with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects, and Cloud Operations Team with any security-related issues that arise and maintain a log of operational activities performed
  • Develop, maintain and drive a culture of continuous enhancement for a robust knowledge management system for the Cloud Operations team and its partners
  • Establish a continuous improvement plan for Cloud Operations, including technology reviews, root cause analysis, action reports analysis, and cloud portfolio review to ensure adequate infrastructure to provide a suitable operating environment(s) for critical applications.
  • As Cloud Engineer, the individual should -

a) advise application team with azure security
b) develop migration strategy for azure security components and overall application components
c) define operating procedure in a cloud environment
d) support with performance tuning and testing activity

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