Senior Azure Cloud Engineer

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

My Client is looking for a Senior Azure Cloud Engineer starting on a 6 months contract to join their newly formed engineering team in Sydney CBD!

An exciting Opportunity to join a newly formed Azure Cloud engineering team with one of Australia's leading insurance companies.

Please see below the main duties and responsibilities for this role:

  • Developing and administering Cloud governance to an Enterprise Cloud.
  • Designing, building, and implementing scalable cloud-based applications for PaaS, IaaS, or SaaS, within an Azure Hybrid Cloud Topology.
  • Developing infrastructure as code on Azure using best practices and implementations across all environments from dev to production.
  • Utilise Continuous Integration and Continuous Development to deploy applications in Azure
  • Developing effective cloud infrastructure, enforcing good architectural principles, providing technical oversight, and ensuring security best practices are implemented and followed.
  • Automating and streamlining operations processes within an Agile working environment, and integrating company applications with the Azure platform
  • Optimizing cost/capacity ratios, proper monitoring, scaling, implementing and validating database DR scenarios, networking, and security frameworks.
  • Aid in reviewing design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Assist with Cloud Cost visibility, optimisation, and governance initiative
  • Respond to questions of advice from IT/Developers wanting to provision new or expand Cloud services.

Required skills/experience

  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) concepts and application in Azure
  • Git backed repos such as GitLab and CI/CD Tooling such as TeamCity, Octopus Deploy
  • Implementing cloud platforms including network design & configuration
  • Supporting operations or development teams in a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Strong foundation knowledge surrounding Microsoft Azure cloud services and the cloud ecosystem
  • Planning, designing and deploying Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS deployments, migrations, network, and security frameworks
  • Azure Policy
  • Azure PowerShell and/or Azure CLI, PowerShell DSC
  • Azure ARM Templates and using Parameters and Variables,
  • Azure Tagging via scripts - applying, updating, clean-up
  • Azure networking, specifically with Azure Hybrid Cloud topology
  • Azure Monitoring, Backup, and DR
  • Azure subscription models best practices (separating Prod and non-prod etc.)
  • Azure RBAC, Service principles, Managed Service Identities (MSI's)
  • Azure App Services (WebApps, Functions, API App, Logic Apps) and Isolated App Service Environments
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure SQL, Cosmos DB
  • Azure Search, Redis Cache
  • Azure Backup & Azure Site Recovery
  • Setup of Azure resources to point to Log Analytics Workspaces
  • Azure Automation e.g. non-prod shutdown/start-up
  • Setup of Azure Update Management for VM's

Desired skills/experience

  • Azure Blueprints
  • Azure Management groups
  • Azure AKS
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Security center event/alerts forwarding (email & ext. SIEM)
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Azure Configuration (VM level change tracking)

If your an Azure Gun and are currently looking for your next big move then please apply to this role ASAP and i will give you a call to discuss further.

For more information please speak to Jamie Hanlon at Progressive IT

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