Senior Cloud Engineer in Lakeland, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/28/2020

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Senior Cloud Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer for an opportunity with a client in Lakeland, FL. The Cloud Engineer will provide security architecture support for build, migration and operation of Azure cloud infrastructure.


  • Advise application team with azure security
  • Develop migration strategy for azure security components and overall application components
  • Define operating procedure in a cloud environment
  • Support with performance tuning and testing activity
  • Researches and evaluate emerging cloud technologies and proactively recommend areas where they can bring business value.
  • Develop aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks and security.
  • Define standards and best practices by conducting POCs for new cloud technologies leveraged by the development organization and engineering teams
  • Develop baseline for deliverables to include; Network access, Restriction of internet facing resources within cloud platform, provision and configure computer resources within Azure environment
  • Provide expertise and serve as Subject Matter Expert regarding Cloud for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure
  • Work with application teams with their digital Transformation goals and achieve exceptional results retaining maximum client satisfaction
  • Work with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects and Cloud Operations Team with any security-related issues that arise and maintain a log of operational activities performed
  • Develop, maintain and drive a culture of continuous enhancement for a robust knowledge management system for the Cloud Operations team and its partners
  • Establish a continuous improvement plan for Cloud Operations, including technology reviews, root cause analysis, action reports analysis and cloud portfolio review in order to ensure adequate infrastructure to provide suitable operating environment(s) for critical applications.

Skills Required:

  • 5 years of experience in Azure Cloud
  • 5 years of experience as a Cloud Engineer (preferred)
  • Must have Azure Certification AZ 300 or AZ 301
  • Experience in configuring and using PaaS offerings (like WebApp, Azure Database services, Azure Kubernetes, Azure DataLake, etc)
  • Experience in setting up enterprise level account structure and security models in Azure
  • Proven and demonstrated knowledge of depth knowledge of cloud-based delivery models
  • Experience developing cybersecurity solutions across a diverse and heterogeneous IT environment
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing security controls, including access control, privileged access management, data security, network security, data loss prevention, Cloud security, vulnerability management, configuration management, privacy, and audits
  • Build automation handling large numbers of diverse systems with configuration management and automation systems like Azure DevOps (VSTS,) Docker, Chef, Terraform
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with communicating with other teams via calls, chats, and email
  • Hands-on experience writing effective terraform scripts
  • Hands-on experience with Azure Resource Templates based on best practices
  • Hands-on experience with Azure policies
  • Hands-on experience migrating Apps to the cloud
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related analytical field or equivalent experience

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.


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