Azure Engineer - job id 33656

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Azure Engineer

$120 - Per Hour IC - Self Incorporated or $106 w2

Downtown, NYC - Financial District

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(212) 616-4800


(212) 616-4800

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact George Konetsky. call (212)616-4800-Ext. 180 / (646)876-9562 or email with the Job Code GK33656 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: DEVOPS, AZURE, Powershell, PYTHON, Automation.

Optional (not required): Chef, Puppet, Terraform, NT, ASP

Detailed Info: Description:

Job Title: Azure Engineer

Primary responsibilities-

  • Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on Azure Cloud Platforms

  • Selecting appropriate Cloud services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements

  • Working in a globally distributed team to provide innovative and robust Cloud centric solutions

  • Work closely working with Vendors to develop and deploy Cloud services to meet customer expectations

  • Integrate, configure, document and deploy compliant infrastructure and supporting services in the Cloud platform

  • Design, Optimization and Documentation of the Operational aspects of the Cloud platform

  • Troubleshooting problems, resolving root cause, and where possible, fixing the bug(s)

  • Collaborate with Risk Management to ensure necessary controls to Cloud services are deployed and tested

  • Working closely with customers to develop robust and reusable configuration management components

Development/Computing Environment: Required Skills-

  • Strong hands-on experience with Azure design and implementation

  • Experience with ARM templates and Infrastructure as Code

  • Experience with Azure Policy and Blueprints

  • Sound knowledge of server infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud computing

  • Experience with architecting and maintaining high availability production systems

  • Strong development skills in PowerShell and/or Python

  • Experience in Software Installation, configuration and Patching

  • Experience in Terraform, Chef, Puppet automation / orchestration (or similar)

  • Knowledge of system monitoring in a cloud environment, with cloud specific products and tools

  • Experience with Agile and DevOps concepts

  • Developing monitoring architecture and implementing monitoring agents, dashboards, escalations and alerts

  • Strong communication and written skills. Experience creating technical architecture documentation

Desired Skills-

  • Experience with Azure DevOps

  • Good knowledge of security (SAML, OAuth, OpenID, Kerberos, Policies, entitlements etc.)

  • Knowledge of security controls for the Public cloud ( encryption of data in motion/rest and key management )

  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows containers

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux knowledge

  • Experience with Open Source Cloud and configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.)

  • Experience with alternate cloud providers (e.g. AWS, GCP)

  • Experience with virtualization technologies (Hyper-V, VMWare ESX, etc.)

  • Experience in the financial industry

  • Bachelor degree in a related field .

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 33656