Azure Cloud Engineer

at Ensono
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted September 4, 2021
Category All
Job Type Full-Time


This is an exciting opportunity to join an agile team, working on some of the hottest Azure technologies. Focusing on Azure, this team is primarily responsible for the managed service, ensuring our clients get the very best from Ensono, their relentless ally. You will be constantly looking at how we can improve the service we offer to our customers via continuous service improvement and working to understand our customer’s needs, taking ownership of any implementations and improvements. Within the team you will be able to drive decision-making and help shape and improve how the team works. Being a trusted Microsoft Partner, Microsoft cloud technologies are at the heart of what we do. Learning, collaborating, training and certification are strongly encouraged, and opportunities do so will be provided. We are now looking to expand this team to further expand our capabilities in Azure & DevOps and be the very best department within Ensono.

The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate a genuine desire and passion for the technology and tools involved. Someone who is curious and keen to learn about innovative technologies and suggest how we can improve the service the team provides to our clients as well as to our internal stakeholders.

Job Description

Skills and Experience

Candidate must have:

  • Min 4 years’ experience working with Azure
  • 3 + years system administration and or Support Experience
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing and hands-on experience of migrating workloads to Azure.
  • Good knowledge of managing Windows and Linux servers.
  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes, automating its deployment and configuration (manifests/helm/Docker/etc)
  • Good scripting skills in PowerShell for Azure.
    • Ability to create complex automation scripts
    • Understand and manipulate existing complex scripts
  • Strong capability working with and troubleshooting Infra as Code (YAML, JSON, Terraform, Ansible, Bicep…. etc.). With previous experience of deploying and managing resources using Infra as Code.
  • Must have experience building cloud automation, including CD/CI pipelines using PowerShell, ARM, Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Docker, GitOps, AzureDevOps
  • Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and is part of the technical community
  • Develop and promote the reuse of patterns and standards to improve the service we deliver to out customers.
  • Good working knowledge of Azure Policy and understands cloud governance.
  • Can proactively evaluate customer platforms to review cost, capacity, and security Azure best practices. So, we can constantly improve the service offered to our customers.
  • You are a proactive, collaborative team player, keen to share knowledge, automate and improve processes wherever possible
  • Understanding of Agile Scrum methodology
  • Having a good understanding of Azure Networking as well as third party firewalls like Palo Alto, would be beneficial.
  • Required Experience of working with Virtual Machines, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Functions, Azure Automation , App Service, Scale Sets, Azure Devops, Azure Active Directory, Azure Policy, Azure Monitor, Azure Backup, Azure storage, Application Gateway, Azure DNS, ExpressRoute, Load Balancer.
  • Desirable experience of Machine Learning, Logic Apps, API Management, Service Bus, Event Grid, Data Factory, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Analysis Services, Event Hubs, Azure SQL.

Years of Experience Desired/Required

  • Min 4 years Azure work experience
  • 3 + years system administration and or Support Experience

Education and Certifications Desired/Required

Typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2-5 years of related experience, or an advanced degree without experience, or equivalent work experience:

  • AZ-104 - Microsoft Azure Administrator
  • AZ-500 - Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
  • AZ-400 - DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate
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