• Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Date Posted: 8th Oct, 2020
  • Reference: srnfi10082020

Azure Systems/Applications Engineer - Permanent - Remote - $105k


Azure Systems/Applications Engineer - Permanent - Remote - $105k


This industry leading organization is looking to fill in a permanent Azure Systems Engineer to work fully remote.


The Company


This team is devoted to developing state-of-the-art, innovative and creative software solutions that build strength, increase productivity and provide a more competitive edge for their valued customers. This company is known for their superior state-of-the-art products and uncompromising customer service. The strength lies in their unique ability to efficiently and effectively respond to their customers' needs, having a direct impact on the success of their businesses.


The Role


With this role, candidates should have recent experience managing cloud resources. A strong background in Windows Server environments is necessary with the ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and re-mediate problems with Windows, .NET Framework, and other Microsoft products and services. The ability to script or program in at least one Microsoft language must be demonstrated. Beyond the engineering and administration of their Azure systems, this position will also be responsible for supporting and deploying internally developed applications. Customer contact is not typically required, but candidates will act as a middleman between their application support and development teams, offering solutions and reconfiguration suggestions where applicable. The ability to think critically and find the root cause of issues is essential to success in this position.


Responsibilities:



  • Provide engineering and application support and technical guidance to the application support team


with the assistance of developers.



  • Work closely with the development team to align engineering efforts with future software releases.

  • Schedule and support automated software deployments to customers based on development output.

  • Build Azure resources based on design specifications and continue to support those resources in


production.



  • Automate the administration and monitoring of systems using scripting and software tools.

  • Monitor Azure resources and services to ensure optimal operation.

  • Design and configure the transfer of EDI data files between customers and partners with support from the development team.


Requirements



  • Must be able to implement automation of functionality using scripts and cloud tools.

  • Ability to write simple SQL scripts.

  • Familiarity with supporting applications running on .NET Framework and Azure resources is highly desirable.

  • Previous experience with cloud or IaaS(hosted) infrastructure is essential.

  • Must possess the ability to analyze software and systems using a logical and methodical process.

  • Desire to grow and learn latest tools and technologies as the company is quickly moving from a legacy, server-based infrastructure to Azure PaaS.

  • Attention to detail and organization.

  • Desire and ability to collaborate closely with other remote team members to achieve optimal results.



For information on the Azure market and some of the opportunities and Azure jobs that are available I can be contacted at s.roberts@nigelfrank.com. Please see www.nigelfrank.com


Nigel Frank International is the global leader for Microsoft Dynamics and Azure, advertising more Azure jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Microsoft Partners & End Users throughout North America. By specializing solely in placing candidates in Azure market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in North America and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and Azure jobs are. I understand the need for discretion and would welcome the opportunity to speak to any Azure candidates that are considering a new career or job either now or in the future. Confidentiality is of course guaranteed.









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