Sr. Cloud / DevOps Engineer

Technology · New York, New York
Department Technology
Employment Type Full-Time (US)
Minimum Experience Experienced

SoHo Dragon needs to hire a Sr. Cloud / DevOps Engineer for Full Time Employment on behalf of our Market Research client to be a part of the Information Technology organization.


This role uses your abilities in cloud scripting and development, automation, and leverages Azure DevOps tools and
services to drive the delivery of our next generation Microsoft Azure based products. The Sr. Cloud Engineer also
implements automated solutions in support of migration of existing products and platforms to Azure. The role
provides guidance and assistance to junior staff members to evolve and mature their scripting and automation
skills.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Strong knowledge working with Azure DevOps, Repos and Pipelines
  • Primary contributor for developing scripts for automating the build, configuration, and implementation of Azure IaC, PaaS and related solutions
  • Primary contributor for developing scripts for automating the build and deployment of application code
  • Primary contributor for developing scripts for automated unit testing
  • Lead library & package updates via automation
  • Deliver reusable templates cloud foundational components like databases, logic apps, application gateways, compute, network, storage, backup, high availability, disaster recovery, etc.
  • Manage and support the automation scripts and related scripts across the full product lifecycle in support of ITIL practices.
  • Ensure that all cloud solutions follow architecture, security, compliance controls, and conformance to NPD standards.
  • Formulate and defines technical scope and objectives for cloud services management, non-functional requirements, disaster recovery, and security.
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture, Data Science, and Systems Development teams regarding solution delivery on cloud solutions.
  • Participates in Agile activities (e.g. Sprint planning, estimation) and ceremonies (e.g. demos)
  • Main contributor to the automation framework for cloud solutions.
  • Lead the library & package updates
  • Delivery of cloud foundational components like databases, logic apps, application gateways, compute, network, storage, backup, disaster recovery, etc
  • Delivery of cloud solutions across Azure for PaaS and IaaS services.
  • Recognized as the subject matter expertise, technical analysis, and consultation on the design and implementation of all cloud services and technologies, including best practices.
  • Formulates and defines technical scope and objectives for cloud services management, non-functional requirements, disaster recovery, and security.
  • Provides innovative technical guidance and direction to all levels within cloud engineering services.
  • Leads junior staff in cloud engineering and support activities
  • Investigates and recommends new cloud solutions needed for new projects, improving cloud services maturity, and increasing cloud adoption


Additional Job Responsibilities:


  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Stays abreast of new Azure and cloud technologies that may be adopted to improve
    performance, reliability and stability of solutions running in Azure.
  • Complete training programs in leadership, Azure technologies and cloud technologies that are
    aligned with NPD’s technology and architectural strategies.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in one or more of the following scripting languages: Python, Yaml, Ruby,
    Powershell
  • Training and certification in Azure Fundamentals and Azure Administrator or Azure Developer.
  • 7+ years of technology experience
  • 3 + years of Azure Cloud-based system administration (or equivalent) with focus on automation and
    scripting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math or equivalent technical degree.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:

  • Azure IaC, PaaS.
  • Azure DevOps practices and tooling.
  • Commitment to customer service and accountability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to customer service and accountability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Leadership abilities


Technical Skills:


  • Extensive and demonstrable knowledge of and experience with cloud services, IaaS and PaaS solutions
    and best practices in high frequency computing environments.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with some automation framework and scripting languages, like
    Terraform, Azure ARM, Ansible, YAML templates, PowerShell or Bash, for driving cloud build and
    deployment
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience with cloud native services that enable proactive operations practices.
  • Expert level knowledge of at least 2 of the following cloud skills; monitoring/alerting, cost reporting and optimization, cloud security, PaaS, IaaS, network design, problem resolution.
  • Familiarity with ITIL principles and best practices.
  • Ability to create architectural and design solutions in support of systems creation and rollout


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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (US)
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced