Network Systems Engineer – Microsoft Azure (on-site)

at Language World Services Inc
Published February 9, 2024
Location Rancho Cordova, CA
Category All  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

The Sr. Network Operations Engineer - Microsoft Azure is responsible for the supervision of the network infrastructure, including configuration, installation, maintenance, cybersecurity and operation of all network equipment, fiber optic, and the data center. This is accomplished by performing network security and intrusion prevention/detection services, backing up the network and business continuity systems, implementing technology improvements, methods, and practices to enhance network systems response times, reliability, and scalability, installing, documenting, and implementing new equipment and methods, and troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving network and server related problems. Contract on-site

Technical skills required:

•Azure Administration Expertise: Possess in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in administering Azure cloud environments.

•Resource Deployment: Efficiently deploy and configure Azure resources using ARM templates and other relevant tools.

•Automation Skills: Demonstrate proficiency in scripting and automation using tools like PowerShell, Azure CLI, and ARM templates to streamline administrative tasks.

•Networking Skills: Expertise in designing, implementing, and managing Azure networking solutions. Proficiency in virtual networks, subnets, security groups, and other networking components. Responsibilities include optimizing network performance, ensuring connectivity.

•Identity and Access Management: Implement and manage Azure Active Directory, including user identities, access policies, and security measures.

•Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Utilize Azure monitoring tools and techniques to identify and resolve issues, ensuring the continuous health of the Azure environment.

•Compliance and Security: Enforce security best practices, compliance standards, and data protection measures within the Azure infrastructure.

•Backup and Recovery: Implement robust backup and recovery strategies for Azure resources to safeguard against data loss and ensure business continuity.

•Documentation and Reporting: Maintain comprehensive documentation of Azure configurations, activities, and issues.

•Excellent customer service.

Additional requirements:

•Systematic approach to problem solving.

•Time management and organizational skills.

•Advanced computer hardware/software installation, configuration, and troubleshooting processes.

•Research methodology and data analysis techniques.

•Computer software methodology and data analysis.

•Techniques and procedures of software and network support for multiple users.

•Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting processes for operating systems and networks.

•Networking and accessory equipment support for multiple users.

•Advanced understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, routing methodologies, OSI communications model, and VLAN/QOS provisioning methodologies.

•Advanced Active Directory

•Advanced virtualization hypervisors (VM Ware)

•Advanced server hardware such as disk storage subsystems, UPSs, and power management systems.

•Advanced scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, PHP, etc.

•Advanced network operating system (i.e. Windows Server 20xx, Linux, OES)

•Advanced wireless communications protocols such as IEEE 802.11

•Microsoft O365 Enterprise Administration including administration using Microsoft Active Directory in hybrid environment.

•Microsoft Azure Administration, File Shares.

•Microsoft Infrastructure including PaaS and IaaS.

•Server management using VM Infrastructure and VMware.

•Cisco VoIP (Call Manager, Unity, Contact Center, Cisco Emergency Response (CER) etc.).

Requirements

•Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field.

•Knowledge is normally acquired through four (4) years of an accredited college or university resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or a related field.

•A minimum of four (4) years of experience in network, server, and/or data center operations.

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