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Infrastructure Specialist
Ref No.: 17-05801
Location: Glen Allen, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/16/2017 to 06/29/2018



Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
We are looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in Glen Allen, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

- Microsoft Azure cloud management & administration including environment provisioning, configuration, performance monitoring (response times, latency, uptime, etc.) and security
- Day to day administration & operation of application components in a hybrid .NET/Java PaaS & IaaS environment (Windows & Linux )
- Development of scripts/tools to ensure streamlined/automated application & infrastructure deployment
- Deployment of end-to-end cloud solutions utilizing a variety of PaaS/IaaS technologies & supporting middleware/data tier technology stacks such as message queues, web/worker roles, database engines, enterprise search and accompanying monitoring solutions
- Development & implementation of backup and recovery best practices & technologies to ensure critical systems are protected from data loss & disasters
- Development & implementation of automation solutions, processes and tools in support of the cloud lifecycle; including infrastructure & application uptime, availability, and performance monitoring
- Ensuring all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards
- Analyzing existing operational procedures and presenting recommendations for the improvement and development of applicable improvements
- Supporting systems serving applications both international and domestic clients

Qualifications/Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or related technical discipline and a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience
- Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud components, implementation & support
- Competence in a range of IT skills including
o Network (vlans, subnetting, ACLs, firewalls)
o Windows & Linux - System administration (virtualization, backup, DR, HA, security, Acitve Directory) in Windows & Linux
o Security
o Back-up / Recovery
o Database management (SQL Server, Postgresql, MongoDB)
o Scripting (Bash/Powershell/equiv.)

Desired Characteristics
- Experience with ITIL (incident management & change management)
- Experience working in an Agile environment