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Azure Cloud Engineer L2

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

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?
  • Guide the design and implementation of secure solutions and services across the client’s business and IT support?areas?
  • Define and implement secure networking solutions between on-premises data centers and commercial?clouds?
  • Develop solutions integrating Microsoft Azure commercial clouds (public and government community) with services hosted on-premises and in other?clouds?
  • Design and develop software solutions/scripts to support automation of cloud configuration and?administration?
  • Design and 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
  • Set quality standards for tools,?techniques,?and methodologies, advising on their?application,?and ensuring?compliance?
  • Design, 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 once COVID restrictions are lifted.

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements

Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a Secret Clearance.

Profile of Success

  • Experience supporting and handling tickets that L1 escalates to them (L2 support can also generate tickets for any problem they notice)
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex Azure infrastructure problems
  • Advanced expertise and knowledge of Azure computing concepts, network security, and network protocols.
  • Must be a very clear both in written and verbal communications
  • Willingness to provide scheduled on-call support as needed 24/7
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing customer interactions, presentations, and leading meetings with attendees at the highest levels of customer organizations.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing technologies and networking/infrastructure concepts
  • An eagerness to maintain awareness of newly released tools and technologies related to cloud computing; ability to grasp an understanding of new technologies quickly

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

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.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , Azure Cloud Engineer L2, Other , Reston, Virginia

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