Azure Cloud Architect in Addison Group at Greater Chicago Area

Website Addison Group

This listing is about Addison Group in Greater Chicago Area
in 2022

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*This is a full-time, contract-to-hire position. Local Chicago candidates preferred*
We are seeking an Azure Architect/Admin to work from our corporate office in Lisle, Illinois. This position reports directly to the Director of Infrastructure and is responsible for serving as the primary SME on the infrastructure team for Azure/Cloud based application implementations. You will be working closely with the Applications IT Manager and their team of developers. This person will provide recommendations on infrastructure design for Azure/Cloud based applications and integrations. They will also be expected to work with the server team on any M365 administration tasks and implementation of additional M365 features, include MFA, User Identity Provisioning, Exchange, MS Teams and other Microsoft products.Position Responsibilities Include:Lead the creation and application of cloud-focused principles and standards to ensure a scalable, flexible, resilient, and secure environmentPerform Azure cloud development and design work that may include logical system design, cloud architecture analysis and design, and systems engineeringPlan and execute scalability of current Azure environmentDesign and Implement security recommendations coming from our Azure partnerHelp with the certification and maintenance of industry standardsInteract with the Microsoft Azure Partner for technical support and architectureDevelop methodologies for Infrastructure implementations with Azure Cloud and On-Premise systems.Produce detailed documentation and step by step processes to troubleshoot the infrastructureWorking Knowledge of Microsoft 365 platform. Including MS Teams, Exchange, SharePoint, Azure AD,Identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and update software and systemsDeveloping and implementing IT policy and best practice guides for the organizationAssist in providing recommendations and / or improvements in internal controls, policies, procedures with regards to information management systems, and overall process improvement recommendations for ITParticipates in the design of future systems to ensure maximum effectiveness; keeps abreast of system enhancements/potentials and recommends changes as appropriateResponsible for mentoring other team members with respect to Azure functionality / supportFoster effective team experiences by acting as a strategic team leader or team player as requiredMust be able to travel up to 10%Position Requirements Include:Minimum of 6 years of IT architecture experienceBachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experienceAt least 4+ years of experience in using variety of Azure technologies (e.g. Virtual Machines, Storage, Virtual Networks, Load Balancer, Azure Active Directory, Azure SQL, App Service, Azure Backup and Site Recovery Services, Security) to develop and maintain an Azure based cloud solution, with an emphasis on best practice cloud securityFamiliarity with operating and maintaining cloud solutions to address industry regulations including PCI, CIS, ISO, SOC 2, SOC 3, and GDPRExperience in integrating the on-premises systems with SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS platformsExperience with integrating hybrid cloud architecture and environmentAbility to create clear, detailed, concise documentation—architecture diagrams, presentations, and design documentsKnowledge and familiarity with adjacent technology areas including Network, Security, Identity and Access Management and Management and MonitoringExperience in Scripting Skills:(e.g. PowerShell, Azure CLI)Experience with Azure Monitor, Log AnalyticsExperience in working in Agile teams, and working independently with Business stakeholders providing solutions and regular updates, able to lead a team and working independentlyAzure Solution Architect Certification is a big plusMust be able to work in 24×7 production support environmentExperience and desire to work in a Global delivery environment

Company: Addison Group

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Job Location: Greater Chicago Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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