Senior Windows Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Level II

Bengaluru, IN

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Job Purpose Summary

The Senior Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer deploys and manages Windows based systems and all IT Infrastructure used in the development and production infrastructure of multiple SaaS applications.  This position requires strong organizational and collaboration skills and partnering with numerous distributed teams is a must for success. A Senior Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer also requires a solid understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and multiple DevOps practices.  The Senior Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will foster operational excellence through streamlined IT process, standardization, innovation, and automation.

Essential Job Duties

¨       Build and maintain all critical IT infrastructure including Compute, Container Technologies, Storage, Networking, Load Balancing, Firewalls, and Security in Azure based environments.

¨       Implements and deploys Windows based servers to support business objectives including pre-production and production environments.

¨       Provides on-call support to resolve and/or escalate production incidents or issues outside normal working hours including support during software deployment/release activities.

¨       Collaborates with other infrastructure teams, software engineers, business analysts, and other company stakeholders to gather requirements and implement systems to meet business and technical objectives, SLAs, availability needs, and capacity requirements including high availability, farms/clusters, and disaster recovery.

¨       Participates in all phases of system architecting, development, deployment, configuration, and monitoring including performance and availability, alerting, data integrity, security and capacity planning.

¨       Performs all tasks in accordance with Agile project management methodologies, adhere to version & release management, scheduling, change control, security and applicable operational policies and procedures.

¨       Creates and maintains system procedural and technical documentation.

¨        Performs other tasks including patching, maintenance, and administration of systems and applications as needed to meet the requirements of the business and objectives of the team.

¨        Mentor Associate and Mid-level cloud infrastructure engineers across all infrastructure teams, regardless of their background and skill level.

¨        Provide diagnostic troubleshooting for all Windows systems as well as application level outages using data driven results to guide actions and remediation.

Non-Essential Functions:

¨       Performs other tasks and activities as required to support company and departmental objectives.

Job Qualifications

Education: 8 years related work experience and knowledge

Experience:

¨       Demonstratable skills in deployment, configuration, maintenance and administration of Windows Server operating systems and applications including but not limited to Windows Server Enterprise/Core.

¨       Demonstratable skills in application management including Active Directory, DNS, DFS Replication, Windows Clustering, IIS, and MSSQL Clustering and Availability Groups in Azure Cloud environments.

¨       Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking, VLANs, firewalls, load balancers.

¨       DevOps methodologies and practices including Infrastructure as Code (IaC), code repositories, pipelines, and version control systems.

¨       Experience with programming and scripting languages including but not limited to Terraform, C#, .NET, Java, Go, PowerShell, Bash, and Python as well as provisioning tools such as SaltStack, Ansible, Vagrant or others.

¨       Excellent communication and collaboration skills, excellent organizational skills, proven ability to prioritize multiple activities and objectives to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.

¨       Experience in a SaaS web development environment.

¨       Ability to write effective technical documentation with attention to detail and accuracy.

¨       Experience working in a Scrum Agile and/or Waterfall workflow.

¨       Experience with Azure Subscriptions, Resource Groups, Monitoring, Security and Azure AD Connect.

¨       Experience with Azure networking components including but not limited to VNET, Azure Firewall, NACL, Load Balancer, WAF, ExpressRoute and Application Gateway.

¨       Experience with Azure serverless technology including but not limited to Azure Functions, File Storage, Blob Storage, and Azure AD.

¨       Experience with containers and container management technologies including Docker & Kubernetes.

¨       Experience with Azure configuration files such as JSON and ARM.

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