The Redmond Cloud

Azure Cloud Engineer

Tech Mahindra
January 18, 2019
San Diego, CA
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Job Description 
As part of our Operations Team, this position is responsible for systems implementation and administration of Azure Cloud infrastructure and platform services.


  • Install, configure, automate, monitor and operationalize various cloud services globally
  • Perform operational engineering for activities which include platform upgrades, server patching, monitoring, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Provide periodic off-hours on-call support for production and development environments.
  • Work closely with a team of architects, engineers, and developers to create functional design specifications, Azure reference architectures, and assist with other project deliverables as needed.
  • Design state-of-the-art technical solutions on Azure that address customer’s requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance


  • 3+ years technical support including Microsoft Azure or AWS systems design and implementation
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or minimum 10 years relevant IT experience
  • General knowledge of virtualization, cloud computing
  • Experience administering/supporting Windows and Linux systems running in Azure
  • Experience in managing Docker/Containers
  • Experience with Azure Kubernetes Services/AKS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure virtual network appliances
  • Experience with PowerShell, other automation tools
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as: DNS, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, SFTP.
  • Knowledge of Network and TCP/IP routing/subnetting
  • Working knowledge of VPN connectivity and express routes
  • Knowledge of backup and disaster recovery processes 
  • Knowledge of Devops, Agile, Infrastructure as code strongly desired
  • Knowledge of Azure IaaS, PaaS offerings and services in Azure commercial and DOD regions

Key Factors for Success

  • Strong analytical and decision making abilities
  • Able to build strong partnership with business partners and the project teams
  • Takes responsibility for delivering superior value and client service
  • Works well with people who have diverse abilities, experiences, and perspectives
  • Influences others without direct authority
  • Approaches opportunities and issues with an optimistic, action-oriented, and solution-based approach.
  • Good writing skills to document plans and process


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