Azure Platform Engineer

Jersey City, NJ, USA

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DESCRIPTION


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as an Azure Platform Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with the Cloud Architect to take defined requirements and lead the development of the necessary automation elements to deploy production workloads to our cloud environment;
  • Perform First Tier support for internal and external users;
  • Create Azure ARM templates, PowerShell DSC and PowerShell;
  • Be responsible for Disaster recovery, backups/restores of Azure Resources Configurations (ARM Templates), Virtual Machines and Storage Accounts;
  • Be responsible for creating Azure Automation configuration and runbook development;
  • Design, install, configure and maintain cloud resources and develop recovery strategies for all systems;
  • Monitor and evaluate to ensure timely upgrades and additions of IaaS/PaaS and software to meet growth requirements;
  • Create ARM templates, Runbooks, schedule Azure backups; create Automation and PowerShell scripts for various functions;
  • Support internal and external users; virtual Machine templating images and configuration templates;
  • Work closely with Engineer Lead to develop new tools to facilitate smooth provisioning and onboarding of various company teams building APIs in the Azure platform.

What You Have

  • 3-4 years hands-on experience building Azure solutions;
  • 3 years of experience administering and maintaining Azure cloud environments;
  • 2 years of experience with the deployment of API Management and Application Service Environment Resources;
  • 5 years of experience with Windows Server administration and related applications, particularly Active Directory, IIS, and SQL Server, Identity and related cloud technologies;
  • 5 years of experience with cloud architecture and components including compute, storage, and, networking as well as scripting experience (tools, process, methods, troubleshooting) and deployment concepts such as Continuous Integration;
  • Hands-on experience creating Site to Site VPNs, Virtual Networks, Network security groups, Load balancers, Storage Accounts;
  • Experience with ADFS and SSO implementation on Active Directory;
  • Implemented security through Azure services such as Azure Storage Encryption, Azure Disk Encryption, and/or Azure SQL Database transparent data encryption;
  • Ability to create VMs and Azure Web Apps, implement Azure RBAC standard roles and design Azure RBAC custom roles;
  • Knowledge of networking and subnets for a cloud environment;
  • Experience with cloud security concepts and best practices;
  • Experience with virtualization (VMware, Hypervisor), and MS Load Balancer/F5 Load Balancer;
  • Have Azure VPN and ExpressRoute architecture and design experience;
  • Implemented storage options for cloud services and hybrid scenarios with on-premises and storage on Azure;
  • You have experience in designing and implementing BC/DR, potentially using Hyper-V Replica, Azure Site Recovery (ASR);
  • Create PowerShell scripts, automate tasks by using the Azure Operations Management Suite and you’ve authored, deployed and scripted ARM templates.

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized);
  • Health Savings Account;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter);
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided);
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided);
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.