Cloud Operation Lead

Lakeland, Florida | Freelance | Job ID #62542 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, a Regional Chain, is seeking a Cloud Operations Lead to join them for a remote contract engagement.

Work Description:

  • You will be acting as Technical lead for all aspects related to cloud operations
  • Work with the ITssecurity team, solution architects, and cloud service delivery team for any operational issues that may arise during the migration or native app development
  • Define SOPs/standards related to PaaS offerings such as Cosmos DB, AKS, SQL db, App Services, Keyvaults, DevOps, while leveraging infrastructure as a code approach for a hybrid cloud environment
  • Using the tools available, provide real-time monitoring, triage, escalation of major issues and alerts within the environment
  • Expand and mature existing incident response processes/standards and participate in incident management calls, coordinate response, triage, recovery, and ensure senior leadership is aware of activities that are being carried out
  • Actively engage and be vocal in the development of resilient, micro-services, and self-scaling systems in the Azure Cloud environment
  • Proven experience in enterprise cloud migration strategies demonstrating thought-leadership and a can do approach to migrations, working backward from stakeholders needs

Special Qualifications:

  • Azure Certification is a MUST, 300/301 or 303/304

Skills Required:

  • 5 years of experience in Azure Cloud Operations in a large Cloud environment spanning 100 plus Azure subscriptions
  • 5 years of experience managing highly available, resilient, fault-tolerant systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal/vertical scaling and high availability systems in Azure Cloud
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with operational tools such as Service-Now, PagerDuty, Datadog, or any other relevant cloud monitoring and management tools
  • Hands-on experience with using, configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting network infrastructure connecting to Azure Public Cloud Provider, including a deep understanding of and experience with Cloud Infrastructure (VNETs, subnets, Network Security Groups, route tables, ACLs); authentication policies, DNS, cloud storage and domain management.
  • Terraform
  • General experience and a strong understanding of Infrastructure architecture; Database architecture; Networking; Zero downtime migrations, IT Security; Data Center Operations, Cloud operating models, Software design/development
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing security controls, including access control, privileged access management, data security, network security, data loss prevention, cloud security, vulnerability management, configuration management, privacy and audits

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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