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Sr Cloud Engineer (Azure)
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Information Technology company
ContractContract to Permanent
Information Technology company
Pittsburgh, PA ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 and C2C available
Pittsburgh, PA
ContractContract to Permanent
This posting is no longer accepting new applicants

Degree, certifications/training – Undergraduate Computer Science + 6 years relevant work experience or 8+ years of experience 
Job description: 
Must Skills: 

• Knowledge of cloud: architecture, networking, operations, security, automation and orchestration 
• Drive cloud engineering for our enterprise IT and Business IT teams 
• Solid background and hands-on experience with cloud providers AWS/Azure (compute, networking, storage, etc.) 
• 2+ years of experience supporting an environment running AWS/Azure and related technologies 
• Solid understanding of cloud computing service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and implementation/administration experience in virtualized/cloud environments 
• Extensive experience supporting Windows/Linux/Unix operating systems running as Virtual Machines and/or cloud instances 
• Solid understanding of networking, DNS, VLANs, network segmentation, OSI model 
• Experience with IaC concepts and frameworks (Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM) 
• Experience with CI/CD pipelines (Git, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet) 
• Experience with common scripting languages (Python, Ruby, bash, Powershell) 
• Experience and understanding of multiple cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) 
• Experience with Hashicorp tools, including Terraform, Packer, Vault, and Consul 
• Experience supporting SDLC or DevOps controlled projects 

Plus Skills 
Azure cloud certifications strongly preferred 
AWS cloud certification 

Detailed job responsibilities 
Architect, develop, manage, and maintain various global cloud accounts utilizing AWS, Azure, and other cloud offerings. Focused on advancing and supporting cloud enablement as a key business driver at the Client including development of staff, platforms, and processes. Work on the design and implementation of multiple cloud initiatives, including the automation, deployment, and testing of solutions which will drive our cloud migration. 

Design, build, and automate cloud solutions that will balance the need for speed and flexibility of cloud infrastructure (IaaS/PaaS) applications using IaC and DevOps principles. Use CI/CD pipelines to deploy the latest features/code iterations. Execute code reviews, architectural reviews, and product releases. Lead and support daily operations, cloud advancement, and project management pertaining to our public cloud infrastructure.  

Position Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Innovate and advance Client IT and businesses into the emerging cloud computing era. 
  • Create cloud infrastructure designs and guide the development/implementation of cloud applications, systems, and processes. 
  • Configuration and deployment experience on AWS, Microsoft Azure, or equivalent public cloud provider platforms 
  • Familiar with DevOps and Agile methodology. 
  • Engineer and implement new cloud solutions utilizing IaC to ensure robust, rapidly scalable cloud infrastructure in a DevOps manner. 
  • Participate in problem resolution activities with colleagues around the globe. 
  • Advanced network and security knowledge to comply and adhere to Bayer regulatory compliance regulations. 
  • Act as a member of the Cloud Design/Architecture team by sharing information with colleagues, contractors, and managed services employees. Conduct training, knowledge transfer, or mentoring as needed. 
  • Work directly with internal IT staff and customer to establish and enforce Cloud best practices, process improvements, and effective IT Cloud management. 
  • Assist in providing reliable and efficient operation of the technical infrastructure necessary to support local, regional, and global businesses of the Client. 

Other soft skills/aptitude 

  • Strong analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills with the ability to transform data into useful information. 
  • Organized, responsive, and highly thorough problem solver 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Able to work as part of a highly collaborative team 
  • Ability to bridge technology knowledge gaps between IT staff a
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
AWS
3 - 6100%
Devops
Any100%
MS Azure
3 - 6100%
AWS CloudFormation
Any75%
Cloud Architecture
Any75%
Cloud Infrastructure
Any75%
Continuous Deployment
Any75%
Continuous Integration
Any75%
Network Engineer
Any75%
PaaS
Any75%
Cloud Computing
Any50%
Jenkins
Any50%
Puppet
Any50%
BaSH
Any25%
Chef
Any25%
Cloud Solutions
Any25%
DNS
Any25%
Linux
Any25%
Network Security
Any25%
PowerShell
Any25%
Public Cloud
Any25%
Python
Any25%
Ruby
Any25%
SDLC
Any25%
Position Recruiter
Olga Kozlova
olga@cloudteam.com
813-906-2360