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Pike Corporation Cloud Engineer in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Position Summary: The Cloud Engineer at Pike is critical to our success by helping ensure service availability, automating manual processes,and helping bridge the gaps between product development teams and operations. We are growing our Cloud Initiatives team to help deploy, manage, troubleshoot, and enhance our complex cloud-based services for a wide variety of customers. This role will be responsible for the organization’s continued infrastructure modernization into the Microsoft Azure cloud. It is a hands-on position that will work across internal departments to design and implement new cloud-based solutions while also creating documentation and training for internal resources on company and cloud best practices. Essential Functions: • Create and maintain cloud governance • Enhance cloud infrastructure automation • Design and execute cloud cost-saving measures • Security harden Azure IaaS and PaaS infrastructure • Assist DevOps teams with pipeline deployments • Collaborate with Architecture and Operations in capacity planning, demand forecasting, and anticipation of performance bottlenecks • Initiate new cloud solutions by documenting the project and the cost impact • Enabling and facilitating Proof of Concepts • Be an Azure evangelist, trainer & hands-on lead for the cloud initiatives team. • Maintain a deep technical knowledge of Microsoft data center technologies, including Active Directory, Office 365, Azure, SCCM, and Windows Servers. • Able to give technical guidance to team members • Work with the appropriate teams to respond to incidents and to take charge when needed. • Migrate on-premises workloads to the cloud • Proactively adopt new cloud infrastructure and technologies • Manage environments in Azure to ensure optimal security, performance, scalability, availability, and operations. • Adopt and implement Site Reliability Engineering principles • Develop and deploy real-time production monitoring and telemetry • Build tools and infrastructure to improve engineer productivity Minimum Requirements: * Azure certification preferred * Three (3) years or more experience with architecting solutions involving one or more cloud service providers Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP, etc. * Five (5) years or more experience in an IT professional role * Experience in architect, design, deployment of enterprise applications and systems * Familiarity with Cloud Design Patterns * Experience with implementing cloud governance * Experience with securing, managing and deploying Azure IaaS and PaaS solution * Experience in deploying ARM templates * Experience with Azure automation and creating runbooks * Experience with CI/CD processes * Scripting in PowerShell and Azure CLI along with knowledge of version control integration * Experience communicating across audiences of various levels of technical backgrounds * Understanding of Microsoft server products and/or complementing solutions * Have a sound understanding of standard networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, virtual networks, and Load Balancing. * Should have work experience with monitoring tools, network monitoring systems, and APMs; such as Application Insight, Azure Monitor, Operations Management Suite, Network Watcher, Nagios, LogicMonitor, New Relic, AppDynamic, DataDog or similar * Have a working knowledge of DNS, Routing/Switching, Monitoring, SSL Certificates, File Servers, Security, Performance, High Availability, Redundancy, and Disaster Recovery. * Familiarity with SIEM and log analytical languages. * Experience working in on-call rotation Competencies: * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Excellent interpersonal skills. * Highly self-motivated and directed. * Keen attention to detail. * Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities. * Exceptional customer service orientation. * Adaptable to changing environment * Demonstrate effective time management strategies * Azure offerings * Microsoft and Linux OS * Networking * Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies. Physical Demands: The physical demandsdescribed herearerepresentativeofthosethatmust bemet by an employeeto successfully performthe essentialfunctionsofthisjob. While performingthe dutiesofthisjob,theemployeeisregularlyrequiredtotalkor hear.The employeeisfrequentlyrequiredtostand;walk; use handstofingers, handle, andfeel; andreachwith hands andarms, and operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. WorkEnvironment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. Pike Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Organization: Pike Corporation, Inc.* *Title: *Cloud Engineer Location: South Carolina-Fort Mill Requisition ID: 210000P8