Cloud Engineer - AZURE - W2 ONLY

Cloud Engineer - AZURE - W2 ONLY

02 Mar 2021
California, Irvine, 91761 Irvine USA

Cloud Engineer - AZURE - W2 ONLY

Immediate Need for an AZURE CLOUD ENGINEER candidate with strong networking experience in Azure, preferably someone who has experience with Azure services in general but spent a lot of time in the networking space. Will consider a Senior Network Engineer that is now focused primarily on Azure networking.

Open to DIRECT HIRE and CONTRACT TO HIRE. Must be local to Irvine, CA.

The Cloud Engineers are responsible for all aspects of Azure Cloud engineering operations. The Cloud Engineering team works in close conjunction with the Security, Networking, ERM, Business Leadership teams, to ensure implementation of Microsoft Cloud Adoption framework standards. The framework includes IAM, naming standards, subscription, resource management, Azure Policy and more. The Cloud Engineering team works very closely with the Infrastructure-as-Code, and DevOps teams to securely and efficiently deploy infrastructure and applications to Azure utilizing Terraform Cloud and Azure DevOps.
Responsibilities include RBAC assignments, deploying Azure resources, Azure cost analysis. The Cloud Engineers engineers participate in planning, implementation, and growth of the platform in conjunction with the Architecture, Application Development and Security teams. The ideal candidate will become a subject matter expert in many cloud resources such as App Gateways, App Service Environments, App Service Plans, Storage Accounts, Key Vaults, Function apps, Azure DNS, Azure Firewall, VNets and Private Endpoints and more. Candidates will also need to have a strong working knowledge networking, SQL Databases, SQL Managed Instances, Cosmos Databases.

What You'll Be Doing:

Technical Expertise:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of application functionality and the technical operational processes needed to support and manage the cloud platform. Acquire knowledge on the interaction of all the systems & sub-systems, data flows, system logging, and system efficiency improvements. Review infrastructure as code (IaC) prior to running the implementation plans.
  • Communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels
  • Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with a wide variety of business groups. (Developers, Product Owners, Network Engineering, Security, etc.)

Must Haves:

  • Must be local to Irvine, CA, or willing to relocate. We are not open to remote positions.
  • A minimum of five years' technical experience working with cloud computing systems, preferably Azure.
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure as Code (Terraform) and DevOps, CI/CD pipelines.
  • Solid knowledge of server OS'es both Windows & Linux, storage, compute, networking
  • Scripting - Terraform, Azure CLI, Bash, PowerShell.
  • Experience working for a 24x7 operation.
  • Willing to participate an on a weekly call schedule rotation.
  • Experience with the IT Change Management Process.

Nice to Have/ Bonus Skills:

  • Azure skills: App Gateways, ASE, ASP, AKS, Private Endpoints, Function Apps, Azure Networking.
  • Azure cost management.
  • Expert problem solver, with creative solutions.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and know when to apply them.
  • Can work effectively within a team environment and resolve conflict.
  • Strong oral, written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical users.
  • Ability to work in fast paced / rapidly evolving environment.
  • Experience supporting critical services.
  • Ability to work independently and be a critical thinker.
  • Understanding of relational databases (Microsoft SQL) and non-relational databases (CosmosDB)

Please send your resume to

Emily Fell, Senior Technical Recruiter for immediate consideration. Let us help you secure an interview!


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