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Randstad Senior Cloud Engineer (Azure) in west des moines, Iowa

Senior Cloud Engineer (Azure)

job details:

  • location:West Des Moines, IA (remote)

  • salary:$125,000 - $140,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, June 4, 2021

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:839859

job description

Senior Cloud Engineer (Azure)

job summary:

The Senior Infrastructure Automation Engineer is responsible for ensuring infrastructure tooling and automations are an enabler of organizational agility, including the installation, integration, and management of cloud agnostic toolsets. The incumbent

develops and utilizes deployment and process automation capabilities (scripts, applications, platforms, APIs) to ensure processes are defined, repeatable, scalable, and able to be disseminated on-premise and in the cloud.

location: West Des Moines, Iowa

job type: Permanent

salary: $125,000 - 140,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Works with Cloud Architect to provide strategy and implementation services that enable IT Operations to achieve substantial cost reduction and business agility benefits through the use of DevSecOps and CI/CD processes via the use of cloud technologies.

  • Develops strategies for automated cloud implementations; architects the infrastructure required to support those strategies. Acts as project lead in the design and review of new server systems, applications, and hardware as it relates to cloud automation.

  • Must drive continuous improvement of cloud solutions and capabilities through internal user groups and external market research.

  • Will directly engage in the process of designing solutions and migrating applications from the on-premise data center to the public cloud.

  • Actively contributes to the configuration, layout, monitoring, and performance tuning of the production cloud infrastructure, in order to ensure automation optimization.

  • Modifies, maintains, and updates software, utilizing practices of change, configuration, and release management.

  • Acts as capacity and backup planner as needed.

  • Responsible for partnering with stakeholders to specify requirements and solutions which address business challenges and opportunities.

  • Maintains a deep understanding and awareness of technology advancements for future cloud, software, and other relative implementations and capabilities to support architecting, engineering, and planning activities in IT infrastructure and operations; conducts research on DevSecOps tool chains, automated cloud infrastructure deployments, and cloud strategies.

  • Will provide technical guidance and mentoring to less experienced cloud engineers.

  • Performs other related work as assigned.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 8 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Infrastructure


  • automation

  • ansible

  • terraform

  • azure

  • kubernetes

  • Cloud

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