Senior DevOps Engineer (Azure)

Hartford, CT | Freelance | Job ID #59318 |
Posted Last Month

National Health Client is seeking a DevOps Engineer extensively experience in Azure to join them on a long term contract engagement.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Expertise with cloud migration - within Azure
  • Strong communication skills
  • Need to be able to pitch / sell the move and articulate cost savings
  • Discover phase will start in November and the migration will kick off Jan 2021 - will need to map out and execute


  • Setup and maintain a scalable, stable set of build, test, and deploy jobs
  • Own, extend, and maintain Azure based infrastructure
  • Extend the build system for new applications as needed
  • Take ownership of core automation tools such as GitHub and CircleCI
  • Ensure the infrastructure is secure, recoverable (disaster, data) and maintained (security patches, tool upgrades, etc) and automated
  • Ensure the infrastructure is structured in a cost-effective manner
  • Approaches infrastructure architecture from a design driven standpoint with security, reliability and scalability as its core
  • Ability to develop in either Python or Bash. Experience in a commercial development language is required, ideally working on distributed systems
  • First-hand experience with configuration management and orchestration tools such as Chef, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, AWS ECS, Terraform
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as DataDog or New Relic
  • Experience with source control systems such as git
  • Worked with SQL and MySQL Databases and big data platforms
  • Detailed understanding of the configuration, implementation, and maintenance of Continuous Integration/Delivery/Deployment tooling such as Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline Suite and etc

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.
  • The client 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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