• Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $150000 - $180000 per annum + Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, etc.
  • Technology: Microsoft Azure Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 6th May, 2020
  • Reference: NFICW05062020

Sr. Azure DevOps Engineer

Job Type: Full-Time/Perm
Location: Chicago / Wisconsin
Salary: $150,000-180,000K DOE
Travel: ~5-10%


  • CI/CD management for infrastructure and .NET application via Azure DevOps experience

  • Strong knowledge of containerization tools; Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

  • IaC via ARM templates for Azure PaaS and IaaS services experience

  • Experience moving existing private cloud workloads to public clouds

  • Experience in troubleshooting network and storage issues


The Sr. Azure DevOps Engineer will support the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the enterprise cloud integration infrastructure and workloads in adherence to enterprise infrastructure cloud integration standards.

This individual will work directly with cloud architects in the implementation and evolution of the enterprise cloud environment. In addition, this individual will work with application developers in the implementation, standardization and optimization of cloud-based workloads. This individual will also be a key contributor to the evolution of cloud services standards.


  • Design, deploy, and maintain cloud environments and ensure compliance with company policy and architectural standards

  • Assist in moving existing private cloud workloads to public clouds

  • Assist in strategic direction and planning for growth to support increasing business needs

  • Educate users and implement new hardware and software solutions

  • Assist in troubleshooting network and storage issues and make recommendations for growth

  • Assist in the extension and adaption of existing cloud standards to provide for the integration of additional cloud service providers and services


  • Experience with Windows Server, Linux, Networking and PaaS; designing and deploying systems from the ground up, with knowledge and experience deploying and provisioning storage and networking

  • Experience supporting public cloud-based offerings in a MS Azure environments for both PaaS and IaaS services

  • IaC via ARM templates for Azure PaaS and IaaS services experience

  • Familiar with agile methodology, containers, Dev/Ops and CI/CD approaches and tools.

  • Exposure to and experience with specific Cloud Management Platform (CMP) tools and concepts

  • Experience in the use of containerization and supporting technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Azure stack etc.) as well as micro-services architectures and concepts

  • OS / Software - Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, Internet Information Services, MS SQL Server and typical back-office product knowledge

  • Automation - Scripting tools and declarative languages such as ARM, PowerShell with experience to help automating repeatable tasks and Functions

  • Development Tools - Experience with IDE's such as PowerShell ISE, Visual Studio and Github

  • Security/Identity - Familiarity with Active Directory, Azure AD, Symantec, Virtual Appliances and Azure Security Center

  • Backups - Azure and Azure Site Recovery

  • Networking - General networking knowledge, VLANs, VNets, VPN's, AWS VPC, AWS DirectConnect, routing, load balancers, virtual/local gateways, VMware based switching, and firewall concepts

  • Configuration Tools Ansible, CHEF, Puppet or PowerShell


  • Strong work-life balance

  • Excellent Health/Medical

  • 401K

  • PTO

  • Vertical growth opportunity

Call/Email c.walsh@nigelfrank.com | 718-412-1203 for immediate consideration!

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