• Lieu: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salaire: $150000 - $170000 per annum 10% Bonus, Remote, PTO, Medical
  • Technologie: Microsoft Azure Jobs
  • Type de contrat: Permanent
  • Date de publication: 22nd Sep, 2021
  • Référence: NFICW92221

Job Type: Full-Time/Perm
Job Title: Azure Systems Engineer
Salary: $150,000-165,000 10% Bonus
Location: Remote in the following states: NY, NJ, CT, PA, MA, IL, FL, TX, MD, IN, RI

- Experience deploying resources in Azure using IaC
- Experience deploying with ARM templates/Terraform
- Experience performing on-prem application migrations to Azure Cloud
- Strong Azure Networking background

Summary: The Azure Systems Engineer will work in project-based engagements with clients, focusing on deploying cloud environments based on agreed upon architecture, navigating clients through application integration phases, and taking clients to the finish line.
The Azure Systems Engineer will also participate in architecture design and reviews, sporadic pre-sales calls to fulfill subject matter expertise, and reviews of clients' existing environments as part of a well-architected process.
The Azure Systems Engineer is expected to be a thought leader, and therefore highly knowledgeable about the technical aspects of cloud services and the industry, including:

  • Cloud Computing on Azure

  • Migrations to Azure

  • Professional Services and Consulting engagements

  • Security/Compliance Services

  • Managed Cloud Services

  • Automation/DevOps

  • Outsourced IT Infrastructure Solutions


  • Work on interesting client projects spanning a wide range of activities like cloud deployments, migrations to cloud, reviews of client cloud environments from the perspective of best practices, security/compliance and cost, automation, etc.

  • Effectively represent company cloud enablement and management capabilities to prospective customers and existing customers, influencing customer expectations at met and exceeded on time within budget.

  • Determine client requirements and provide solution design and technical descriptions.

  • Work with our Managed Services team to provide smooth transition of client environments for ongoing management.

  • Develop and grow internal technical knowledge base on the entire cloud infrastructure stack, and present ongoing technical training to junior members of the team.


  • 3 years of experience working on the Azure platform

  • In-depth IaC experience, using ARM templates and Terraform to deploy on Azure extensively

  • Experience with native VSTS, DevOps or 3rd party tools like Jenkins, Travis or Git to create CI/CD pipelines

  • Expert level understanding of Azure networking: Azure VPN, ExpressRoute, vNet peering, NSG, Availability Zones options, networking for DR scenarios, for geo-redundancy and more

  • Scripting experience (Powershell, Bash, Python, Azure CLI, Resource Graph Query, etc.)

  • System Admin experience with Windows and/or Linux


  • 2 Azure Associate certifications or at least one Expert Azure Certification

  • Experience successfully performing rehost/replatform/refactor migration to Azure (ASR or 3rd party tools)

  • Experience using configuration management tools like DSC, Puppet

  • Some level of experience with AWS is a big plus


  • Excellent bonus/comp packages

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • 401K

  • PTO

  • Remote (based on location)

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