Senior Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Neenah, WI at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Neenah, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/16/2020
  • Job ID:
    311431

Job Description

Senior Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer for an opportunity with a client in Neenah, WI. This position is responsible for defining the design and architecture of cloud environments, including, but not limited to Azure and Google Cloud Platform. This position will focus on partnering with the business and IT teams to ensure solutions and architecture for cloud environments adhere to best-practices for security, scalability, redundancy, disaster recovery, performance and manageability.

Essential Duties: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs and implements cloud-based solutions
  • Migrating on-premises based workloads into cloud infrastructure
  • Maintenance and monitoring of cloud-based solutions
  • Reporting on cloud usage
  • Partnering with internal teams to architect and design efficient cloud solutions that meet business requirements
  • Work closely with DevOps and Infrastructure team members to automate and implement infrastructure as code
  • Troubleshoot and support issues related to performance, security or capabilities of cloud-based solutions
  • Integrate cloud-based solutions with other cloud or on-premises workloads
  • Works closely with other teams to provide technical guidance for cloud options
  • Recognize when discussions merit Security team engagement
  • Works with Security team to implementing and maintain security solutions
  • Automate the elasticity of cloud services to minimize costs during light usage and to maximize performance during peak volume
  • Identify inadequate or inefficient systems and suggests alternatives to reduce cost or increase efficiency to enable the company to reach its goals
  • Provide trending and forecasting to aid management in making budgetary decisions
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and technologies; recommend new solutions
  • Participate in an "on-call" rotation for cloud support

Principal Working Relationships:

Internal: Regular communication with management, IT personnel and business colleagues related to technology requirements and provide systems or procedural-oriented solutions to meet these requirements.

External: Regular contact with outside partners to research and purchase equipment, applications and services necessary to obtain business needs. Work with hardware and software vendors or technical support personnel to resolve problems.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Team player focused on collaboration
  • Display passion, positive attitude and professionalism
  • Possess good listening skills
  • Comfortable managing healthy conflict
  • Can build a strong relationship with agents and/or customers
  • Attention to details
  • Able to ask questions and communicate clearly and effectively
  • Contributes to exceptional customer experience
  • Initiative to take action without being prompted
  • Sound decision making ability
  • Organization skills, understands prioritization and meets deadlines
  • Financial and business acumen
  • Ability to remain flexible
  • Actively seeking professional development

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required in IT or a related field. Five or more years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have five or more years of cloud platform experience.
  • Experience leading major infrastructure migration initiatives is preferred.
  • Experience with data center automation initiatives and managing multiple vendors within the data center is highly desirable.
  • Must have excellent computer skills.

Certificates, Licenses and or Registrations:

  • Microsoft, Google, AWS, Cisco, VMware, Citrix, Scripting (Powershell, VBscript, etc.), CompTIA, Red Hat, etc.

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 www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.