Sr. Azure Cloud Administrator

Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
PSR Associates, Inc. is an IT consulting firm specializing in Staffing and Recruiting Services. People. Solutions. Results. Founded in 2003, PSR Associates, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with additional offices in Tampa, FL; Washington, D.C.; Charlotte, NC; Austin, TX; and Irvine, CA.

Sr. Azure Cloud Administrator
We are seeking seeking a well-rounded Cloud Administrator that has demonstrated expertise with Azure platform as well as the network and security protocols that come along with creating an infrastructure. Must be highly motivated, self-starter and a change agent with experience and desire to drive organizations to be successful on the cutting-edge of Cloud technologies.
The ideal candidate will be a Cloud Admin that is interested in managing services that are operational in a PaaS environment. Experience in developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations.
Responsibilities:
  • Execute POCs and Cloud placement/Cloud fit studies to help organization to make better business decisions in leveraging Cloud technologies for next-generation product innovation
  • Help enhance Cloud Center of Excellence by defining and governing architectural standards/principles, global product security guidelines, cloud governance
  • Actively facilitate and drive Cloud technology decisions within the organization and drive "Cloud First" strategy.
 Experience:
  • (9) years’ experience in systems administration or a combination of software/systems experience 
  • 5-7 years of hands on experience in all aspects of cloud computing (compute, storage, platforms, data and security) with a proven track-record in implementing large scale cloud environments.
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Azure and operating familiarity of AWS platform is a must.
  • Requires knowledge of Cloud cost optimization techniques.
  • Knowledge of Azure ExpressRoute, DirectConnect, Firewalls, Gov. Cloud is essential
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure automation, CI/CD, networking, storage and cloud-based delivery models is essential.
  • Experience of DevOps with Azure and/or AWS CLI & Lambda is nice to have.
  • Working knowledge of config management tools such as Chef, Puppet & Ansible is desired.
  • Through understanding of Cloud native, vendor agnostic, cloud ready app development.
  • Knowledge in cloud monitoring tools, application performance monitoring tools, operational dash-boarding is desired
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