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Azure Cloud Engineer

  • Location: Atlanta, 30346
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 212309

Job Title: Azure Cloud Engineer

Location: Atlanta, GA or Dallas, TX or US Remote.

Job Description: Azure Cloud Engineer will be a technical expert for Azure Cloud practices within the organization, providing solutions and technical implementation aligned with the automation program objectives.


  • Delivers new automation to reduce/remove manual effort for infrastructure/software deployments and configuration via Terraform.
  • Design, build, and automate solutions centered on the Kubernetes container orchestration platform and its ecosystem of project.
  • Use Azure DevOps (ADO) tools and framework for developing automation of application deployment and configuration and develop reliability tools and frameworks.
  • Provide input and consulting on application and infrastructure resiliency and scaling to the enterprise level.
  • Work with development teams to shape the architecture, design, and implementations of new and existing systems to enhance their reliability, performance, efficiency, and scalability.
  • Ensure all key services are measured, monitored and raising alerts when needed

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of proven experience in developing cloud automation projects mostly in network infrastructure set up an automation, especially on the Azure Cloud Platform.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in Azure Cloud Platform,
    • Compute, Storage, Networking, High Availability, Scale Sets, AKS, etc.
    • SQL Server, Azure SQL DB, Azure Data Factory, etc.
    • Identity Access Management, SSO/Federation, AD/Azure AD, ADFS, etc.
  • 3+ year of hands-on experience in infrastructure as code/automating the services creation and deployment using Terraform.
  • 3+ years of proven working experience on Azure Kubernetes, preferably an administration level expertise.
  • 3+ years of working experience on the Azure DevOps (ADO) framework, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Repos, Azure Artifacts, Azure Test Plans, Azure Board, and Azure Monitoring
  • Good experience in working on an agile scrum project delivery while adopting scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning, daily standups, retrospective and review/demo)
  • Good knowledge of Linux administration and virtualization.


  • Certified Azure Administrator Associate
  • Certified Terraform Associate
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator
  • Certified Azure DevOps Expert


  • Bachelor of Science


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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