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Azure Cloud Engineer

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Intro: As an Azure Cloud Engineer, you will use cutting-edge cloud and data technologies to streamline services to our clients. Ensure that large-scale Azure environments are stable and that issues are quickly identified and resolved. Build comprehensive infrastructure alerts and monitoring tools and dashboards to gauge the health of system components. Implement innovation to improve efficiency of Azure infrastructure related activities. Serve as point of escalation for challenging and complex issue resolution. Join our team of Data and Cloud professionals and accomplish what others only dream of. What You'll Be Doing:
Employ excellent client-facing and consulting skills to create innovative business solutions based on your network and systems experience
Participate in the design and implementation of secure operational solutions and services across the client's business and IT support areas
Implementation and operations of operational capabilities and tooling (Azure native first) required for ongoing operations in the areas of:
Security Controls
Disaster Recovery
Develop solutions integrating Microsoft Azure commercial clouds (public and government community) with services hosted on-premises and in other clouds
Develop and maintain software solutions/scripts to support automation of cloud configuration and administration
Implement AIS cloud infrastructure solution offerings based on public cloud, private cloud, hybrid client environments, and multi-cloud environments
Support security audits, accreditation, and certification processes, and obtaining authority to operate (ATO) for cloud-based system architectures
Provide recommendations for AIS' quality standards for tools, techniques, and methodologies, advising on their application, and ensuring compliance
Build and maintain comprehensive alerting and monitoring tools to maintain awareness of, and expedite troubleshooting of infrastructure related issues in Azure environments
Provide advisement to junior team members and customers on best practices for the implementation of Cloud components, tools, dashboards, and automation
Serve as point of escalation for challenging and complex issue resolution
Defining and ensuring team members follow a rigorous server patching process
Location and Travel Details: This is a remote position with occasional travel. Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements: Active Secret Security Clearance. Profile of Success:
1-3 years of experience in systems engineering and platform operations to support developers and business objectives
Experience with production readiness and operation capabilities using tools like Azure Monitor, Azure Sentinel, Azure Automation, Azure Backup, Azure Security Center, etc.
Apply these capabilities to IaaS and PaaS services such and VMs, Azure Service Environment (ASE), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Spring Cloud, Azure Virtual Desktop, etc.
Be well versed in general infrastructure technology and understand public and private cloud concepts such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Desktop as a Service (DaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Experience with automation to Infrastructure (IaC - Infrastructure as Code such as ARM and Terraform)
Experience with the Cloud, Windows/SQL Server, PowerShell scripting, and virtualization
Experience developing, configuring, and managing cloud-based systems supporting enterprise web-based applications
Ability to manage Azure subscriptions and resources, implement and manage storage, deploy and manage virtual machines, PaaS services, configure and manage virtual networks, and manage identities NOC Shift: M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Desirable Skills:
Obtain or utilize certifications as part of continuous professional growth, especially Microsoft infrastructure and Azure related certifications
Security+ or equivalent certification
Experience implementing secure and scalable hybrid cloud architectures
Experience with DevOps workflows using tools like GitLab, Jenkins, and others
PowerShell scripting for task automation; Infrastructure as Code
Microsoft certifications, especially Azure and Security focused
Willingness to obtain/apply for Top Secret/SCI and/or CI Poly
About AIS: AIS, Dedicated to Our People AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it. It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology. We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today. We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals. We are looking for: Smart people with a passion for technology
Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
Close involvement with local technical communities
A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
Self-directed professionals Our Core Values Client Success
Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
Strong Client Relationships
Citizenship and Community
EEO Statement: Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business need. #LI- RS1

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , Azure Cloud Engineer, Engineering , Reston, Virginia

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