Azure Infrastructure Administrator

United States
$50 - $55 / Hour 
Fulltime, Contract, W2
Mid, Senior level

Job Description

Arraya Solutions, a leading Mid-Atlantic technology consulting firm located just outside Philadelphia, is looking for an Azure Infrastructure Administrator to join our team!

***Prospective candidates must be in Eastern or Central Time Zone and much be able to be employed as a W2 employee***

We are a culture that embraces change, values family and are actively involved with the community. Our team consists of people with positive attitudes who are interested in growing their knowledge around technology and leaders that are heavily involved in day-to-day activities.

As an Azure Infrastructure Administrator – Azure Hosting Engineer, you will bridge the gap between the old world of on-premise systems and the new world of cloud technologies. Your expertise will be instrumental in maintaining our existing on-premise environment while actively contributing to various projects that drive us towards the cutting-edge of modern infrastructure practices. You will be responsible for initial triage of the maintain and operational support of server infrastructure and related systems, and the remediation of issues in line with defined architecture designs and ITIL best practices.


Infrastructure Support and Maintenance:

  • Support and implement existing infrastructure solutions using best practice principlesEnsure that all infrastructure solutions to meet quality criteria and adhere to the organisation's defined standards.
  • Resolve incidents/problems affecting the operations/availability of high-profile production systems in Azure.
  • Manage and administer the Microsoft Azure cloud environment, including provisioning, configuration, performance monitoring, policy governance and security.
  • Design, develop, and implement highly available, multi-region solutions within Microsoft Azure
  • Analyze existing operational standards, processes, and/or governance to identify and implement improvements.
  • Migrate existing infrastructure services to cloud-based solutions.
  • Manage security and access controls of cloud-based solutions.
  • Develop infrastructure as code (IaC) leveraging cloud native tooling to ensure automated and consistent platform deployments.
  • Develop and implement policy driven data protection best practices

Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution:

  • Identify and resolve on-premise/cloud infrastructure issues, ensuring optimal performance and minimal downtime.
  • Debug and troubleshoot complex technical problems related to on-premise/cloud infrastructure components.

Project Support:

  • Assist project teams in the smooth migration of on-premise solutions to the global cloud models, leveraging best practices and in line with architectural standards.

Operational Standards and Efficiencies:

  • Collaborate in the creation of standard operating procedures to standardise workloads and processes, enhancing operational efficiency and reducing manual interventions.
  • Testing and Improvement:Continuously review and improve runbooks, making recommendations to enhance their reliability, auditability, and maintainability.
  • Infrastructure Review and Standardization:Review physical servers, storage, and accessories, capturing key details into provided templates.

Rebuild VMWare or HyperVisor environments based on the defined architectural standards.
Build or rebuild Windows Servers, adhering to provided architectural guidelines.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience working with Azure
  • Proven knowledge in configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting techniques across VMWare, HyperVisor, and Windows Server 2003 onwards.
  • Proven knowledge of Hybrid domain configurations.
  • Experience patching and maintaining Windows Servers in line with best practices.
  • Understanding of ITIL guiding principles.
  • Understanding of high level network protocols, configurations, and troubleshooting techniques. Familiarity with routers, switches, firewalls, and network security.
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages like PowerShell, VB, C++ or Python.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, fluent in English and local language where applicable.
  • Experience in supporting monitoring backup recovery solutions.


  • Experience supporting ERP and manufacturing systems.
  • Experience in Azure IaaS Infrastructure Administration and build, including backup and monitoring.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code deployments for scalability and ability to pick up new IaC language if not already experienced with Azure Bicep.
  • Experience with Azure Automation and PowerShell for creation of Automation Runbooks.
  • Experience implementing Azure native storage solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, fluent in English and local language where applicable


While not essential, experience or completion in any of the below would be advantageous.

  • MCSE
  • Microsoft Azure Exams
  • ITIL V3/V4

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $50.00 - $55.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance

Experience level:

  • 5 years


  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: Remote


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 5 years
  • 8 hour shift
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