Maxsys Solutions is looking for several Senior Azure Cloud Engineers for contract opportunities in Grapevine, TX.  Our client is an extremely innovative company that is constantly raising the bar within their industry and has been recognized several times for their products/services over the last several years. Their Engineers are extremely innovated and considered Infrastructure/Cloud ‘problem solvers.’  In this role, you will be on the front line of taking an enterprise-driven company and moving to the cloud; you’ll be designing, implementing and supporting continuous integration and delivery pipeline.   The ideal candidates will have 5+ years’ experience with Azure and cloud deployment, Azure network and infrastructure design and prior experience moving clients to the cloud utilizing Azure or AWS. 

Technical Requirements:

  • Cloud Dev (Azure), Azure network & infrastructure design, Azure Shared Services, Linux, IAAS and PAAS, NPLS, IPSec, Windows Firewall or other Cloud Firewalls, Security, BGP, Active Directory, Continuous Integration/Continues Delivery Pipeline (Jenkins), Configuration Management (Puppet), PowerShell
  • Implement data architectures that are in regulatory and legal compliance
  • Open change tickets as needed to facilitate release automation processes
  • Automate all aspects of service delivery
  • Script tasks relative to platforms support and service delivery
  • Responsible for CI/CD process implementations using Jenkins
  • Assist in automating and streamlining client’s operations and processes
  • Work closely with the Software Engineering team to deploy and operate systems; support development and QA teams in their deployment efforts
  • Document pipeline and support applications as needed
  • Maintain deployment request and incident queue
  • Utilize a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (Azure or AWS)
  • Provide cloud and modern development approaches which require CI/CD and Monitoring
  • Assist in modernizing client’s code development & deployment strategy in the cloud;  make suggestions and research new best practices; document the accepted ideas
  • Assist in managing and maintaining client’s new Cloud applications; monitor client’s source code built in the cloud
  • Deployment and troubleshooting of enterprise level applications
  • Facilitate after hours deployment efforts as needed

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Azure or AWS Ops Certification is preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Cloud Engineering role
  • 5+ years’ experience in a large corporation or consulting environment
  • 3+ years’ experience moving clients to the Cloud (Azure or AWS)
  • Must possess expert skills in CI/CD and Continuous Testing
  • Experience with Federated Security Model and Identity Management
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using Puppet or Chef and Ansible, and deploying to various environments
  • Prior experience in locking down and securing environments such as Firewalls, WAFs, DDOS, Bastions, NAT Gateways, IPSECs and VPNs
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Familiar with load testing tools, vulnerability and penetration prevention tools
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be a ‘self-starter’

Looking for experienced Azure Cloud Engineers who want to make a difference in his/her work; this team interacts with both internal and external teams across the company’s IT division.

No 3rd party vendors or agencies at this time.  All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.  You may apply for this position online or by emailing Krista@maxsyssolutions.com.  Maxsys Solutions is committed to being an equal employment employer offering opportunities to all job seekers.