Sr. DevOps Engineer (Azure)- Direct Hire- Tampa in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train team members on aspects of cloud implementations, maintenance, and controls.
  • Assist in establish documentation and policies and procedures to guide the team in best practices and day to day operations.
  • Provide knowledge transfer for implementation and troubleshooting of corporate cloud technologies.
  • Participate in documentation and planning of business continuity procedures to ensure smooth failover of the datacenter to alternate locations including cloud infrastructures.
  • Proactively monitor cloud environments to ensure proper scaling.
  • Assist in conducting periodic testing of business continuity processes and review of business units plans to verify technology related needs.
  • Keep apprised of new trends in technology with inclusion of best of breed products both Cloud and On-Prem solutions.
  • Proactively plan and implement remediations for potential performance issues within the cloud infrastructure.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge or past skills adhering to federal and/or governmental compliance requirements and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical staff as appropriate.
  • Efficient in quickly accessing and appropriately escalating technical concerns.
  • Provides technical leadership, hands-on implementation skills, and extensive troubleshooting skills for complex infrastructure and day to day IT operations support of operating system and application issues.
  • Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting skills systemically, documentation of issues and working problems proactively out of the environment.
  • Proactively troubleshoots and implements solutions to ensure that all cloud systems, products, and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements.
  • Assist in developing IT standards and procedures for cloud implementations.
  • Participates in IT Security assessments, risk analysis and reporting.
  • Responds to requests for information on IT company policies, practices, guidelines and standards.
  • Ensure the safety of Information Systems Assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
  • Weighs business needs against other concerns and articulates issues to management.
  • Develops and documents standard configurations, build and support processes and FAQs.
  • Serves as a liaison or technical resource for others in IT or to partners within other business units.
  • Ability to participate in a rotational and compensable 24/7 on call responsibility
  • May be required to lift 25 lbs. or more
  • Effectively communicates compliance requirements to students and other staff as appropriate and quickly escalates any compliance concerns to the Compliance department.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other technical field, or relevant work experience.
  • Microsoft Certifications (MCSE) - require
  • 3+ years experience implement IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions in a cloud environment - required
  • 3+ years experience performing diagnostics and capacity planning with IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS products - required
  • 3+ years experience in designing/documenting (Visio)/deploying/testing business continuity plans for corporate cloud infrastructures - highly preferred
  • 3+ years working in a DevOps environment - required
  • 3+ years implementing cloud and on premises solutions utilizing CI/CD processes - required
  • 5+ years experience in supporting day to day IT Operations on premises and cloud - required
  • 5+ years experience implementing and migrating enterprise - wide systems to cloud infrastructures - required
  • 5+ years experience with AD, DNS, DHCP, IIS - required
  • 4+ years creating scripts for automating process improvements - required
  • 5+ years experience maintaining systems deployed in private and hybrid cloud configurations - highly preferred
  • 4+ years experience working with Active Directory Federation Services - preferred
  • 4+ years exposure working with Azure Active Directory - highly preferred
  • 4+ years experience administering Microsoft Office 365 - preferred
  • Strong understanding of enterprise systems, application integration and the ability to quickly learn new software solutions - required
  • Knowledge of ITIL framework, Strict Change Management, and Quality Assurance - preferred
  • Proven senior troubleshooting skills with cloud infrastructure, and disaster recovery methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of VBScript, PowerShell, or other scripting / integration languages in a Cloud and Windows 2008+/Windows 7+ environments
  • Advanced knowledge of DevOps processes, procedures and best practices
  • Advanced knowledge of CI/CD implementations
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud services is required
  • Advanced knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy, Networking, Security and Windows Server, and other Microsoft, and third-party enterprise technologies is required.