Precision Task Group is looking for a Azure Cloud Engineer for a long term contract role in Houston, TX
Purpose and Accountabilities:
The Azure Cloud Engineer is responsible to manage technical development projects and proof of concepts across the Analytics Competency Center. As a cloud engineer you will be designing large, scalable, and highly transactional software stacks inside Microsoft’s Azure platform. An understanding of DevOps, CI/CD concepts, working with open source container and orchestration (AKS) stacks is a must.
Key responsibilities include:
Delivery of ‘Cloud-first’ strategy by moving applications in the wider A-CC landscape to Cloud, evidencing tangible cost-benefits through migrations, scheduling, load-balancing and simplification.
Knowledge around Container Orchestration (Azure Kubernetes Service), Hybrid Cloud Storage, Azure Data Factory, Azure BLOB Storage, Azure Operational Insites, Azure Cosmos DB, ARM, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps
Setup and lead infrastructure development, migration or merge projects
Design and provide technical expertise around Cloud architecture and infrastructure integration to achieve quick, quality and cost-efficient solution for new/ongoing projects.
Manage Cloud Landscape and act as focal point for hosting and service providers within client.
Mature versioning strategy over applications with different technology stacks
Provide thought-leadership and technical implementation of CI/CD initiatives
Ensuring landscape Agreement and Operating Plan targets as per SLA.
Knowledge / experience in Azure DevOps (VSTS)
Owning and Monitoring MS Azure cloud subscriptions and manage users, VMs and cost reporting.