Azure Cloud Engineer

Zen Strategics LLC
Job Type
Junior, Mid, Senior level

Job Description


You will create, manage and maintain an identity services target architecture for managing multiple cloud environments (Azure and AWS), on premise applications, and software as a service applications.



  • Deep domain expertise of cloud infrastructure solutions (i.e., virtual machines, Security, Management, Storage, Networking, containers, and infrastructure as a code technologies)
  • Working knowledge of native Azure Platform security and management tools.
  • Knowledge of vulnerability scanning and remediation, encryption, cloud monitoring, network security, and Credential, and Access Management (ICAM).
  • Experience using integrated development environments (e.g., Visual Studio Code) to orchestrate resources in Azure or AWS.
  • Software development practices like DevOps , DevSecOps, and CI/CD tool chains and configuration management (i.e., Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Puppet, Chef, GitHub).
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following programming languages: PowerShell, Python, Ruby
  • Working knowledge of: Cloud application development solutions (e.g., API Management); Container orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes, AKS, EKS)
  • Web application server technologies, cloud application design, software architecture and practices; (design/development/deployment, Agile, SCRUM, ALM)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience supporting DHS Agencies.
  • Providing IT security engineering for systems deployed in AWS or GCP in addition to Azure is a plus.
  • Ability to demonstrate and explain technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with both customers and teammates and provide recommendations for improvements to existing software applications.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.

Years of Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in engineering, developing, and deploying IT systems. At least 2 years of experience as a Mid-level Engineer deploying, operating, or providing IT security engineering for systems deployed in Azure/AWS/GCP Clouds.
  • At least 2 years’ experience using PowerShell , Python or Ruby automating operations or security functions.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in cloud infrastructure support utilizing Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or other configuration management tools.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical field is required

Certifications: Any one of the Azure certifications – Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate ; Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate ; Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert, or willingness to pursue them while at the job.

Zen Strategics is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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