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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Core Group Resources
Conroe, Texas, United States
Cloud Infrastructure Specialist

Our client, an industry leader in Houston, is looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Specialist for a direct hire role. Candidates should be local and able to come into the office (north Houston) once Covid restrictions are lifted.

US Citizen Or Green Card Required (no Exceptions)

The Cloud Infrastructure Specialist will provide technical support for current and future cloud technology solutions efforts. In addition, the role will provide technical expertise and direction for building, configuring, securing, documenting and maintaining cloud solutions supporting client's infrastructure.

  • Recommend tools and capabilities based on research of the current environment and knowledge of various on-premise, cloud-based, and hybrid resources specifically on Microsoft Azure
  • Assist in designing and implementing a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adoption process
  • Working knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure standards (MS Azure) and familiarity with the development and deployment of various standards
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software
  • Implement a secure, cloud-based, and hybrid environment to support IT Operations as workloads are migrated to the Cloud
  • Recommend tools, processes, and procedures to assist with the workload migration and general maintenance
  • Adhere to strict IT Security policies and procedures
  • Assist with writing, implementing and maintaining policies and standards for cloud infrastructure
  • Analyze proposed system changes to identify strategies for meeting business objectives and impacts, including costs and effort required to implement
  • Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud
  • Collaborate with internal partners or vendor teams as needed
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge by researching new technologies and software products
  • Mentor other members of the team on cloud infrastructure methodologies
  • 5+ years of experience in administering on-prem infrastructure (i.e. AD, servers, upgrades and implementations) and 3+ years of cloud infrastructure experience
  • Strong expertise in Microsoft products and technologies
  • Prior experience formulating, planning, and implementing a cloud infrastructure tools and strategies
  • Advanced knowledge of AD, Azure AD, TCP/IP protocols, private, hybrid and/or public clouds, and virtualization
  • Deep hands-on experience in the administration of Azure infrastructure, including but not limited to virtualization, tagging, vnets, vnet gateways, Azure backup, storage accounts, load balancers, NSGs, and logging
  • Demonstrated ability to set up core cloud infrastructure to support IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS offerings in the cloud with the understanding that these systems will be required to interact with on-prem resources
  • Advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving experience in a team environment
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills are required with the ability to present complex technical issues clearly and concisely to a general audience
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Deep Understanding of Cloud Security tools and concepts (Zero Trust, Multi-Factor Authentication, etc)
  • Ability to review and organize Azure billing to appropriate departments

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