Azure Infrastructure Engineer – Remote – $125k- Perm

at Nigel Frank International
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted June 24, 2020
Category All
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Azure Infrastructure Engineer - Remote - $125,000 - Permanent

This role is for an individual with a passion for helping teams implement infrastructure-as-a-service environments on Azure and migrate existing on-premises environments to the Azure cloud. The qualified candidate will have a background designing and implementing networks on-premises and in Azure. This individual will also have experience with operations and expertise in migrating servers to Azure. As an engineer, the candidate will be able to provide real-world, hands-on guidance in implementing cloud infrastructure patterns and practices. In addition, the candidate will understand how to create, monitor, and administer Azure solutions which include connectivity from on-premises networks to the cloud.

This is a Senior to Expert level role with corresponding skill level in Azure Administration and networking. Individuals in this role will be expected to be able to obtain a status of "Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate" (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/azure-administrator), and should be capable of passing the AZ-103 exam (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-103).

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

* Present audience-appropriate explanations of infrastructure and networking practices to technical staff within an organization (technical management, operations, and technical teams)

* Create secure hybrid deployments of virtual machines, networks, and appliances in Azure

* Assist customers to plan and migrate existing systems to Azure

* Create repeatable processes using infrastructure-as-code-practices, especially via use of ARM templates

* Work hands-on to create proofs-of-concept to demonstrate ideas and concepts that may be foreign to customers or prospects

* Travel may be required (25%). Travel is suspended throughout the current pandemic

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

* 5+ years of experience with Azure

* Experience configuring Windows and scripting solutions with PowerShell

* Experience configuring Linux and scripting solutions with Bash

* Understanding of virtual machines and virtualization technology (Azure and VMWare ESXi/vSphere)

* Advanced experience with networking and routing, including peering and configuring VPN solutions

* Experience with Infrastructure-as-code technology (Terraform, Chef, Ansible, Azure ARM templates, Packer, or similar)

* Certifications with Cisco or other firewall/VPN/networking vendors is a plus

* Experience with any of the following technologies is a plus:

o ARM templates

o Setting up and configuring ExpressRoute

o Azure Site Recovery or Azure Migrate

o Docker or Kubernetes

o Cloud-init

o PowerShell DSC

o Azure Active Directory (AAD)

o Active Directory (AD)

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

* 4+ years of experience designing and deploying IaaS and networking solutions on Azure

* 3+ years of experience designing and deploying IaaS and networking solutions on-premises

* Hands-on experience setting up and configuring Linux and Windows virtual machines in both Azure and in VMWare server environments

* Hands-on experience planning and implementing network designs

* PowerShell and Bash scripting experience

* Experience with infrastructure-as-code

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