New Directions IT Staffing

Are you interested in taking your cloud career to the next level by providing hands-on technical and thought leadership?   If so, this role is for you.

We are engaged with a client who is seeking a Cloud Systems Engineer to join a dynamic team of who are advancing enterprise goals in a cloud-first, distributed, virtualized system focused on the Microsoft Azure and 365 A5 ecosystems.  In this role, the Cloud Systems Engineer will:

  • Provide technical leadership to promote cloud first, cloud forward approach and implementations.

  • Provide hands-on technical and thought leadership for distributed, virtualized systems – hosted both on-premise and in private and public cloud environments focused on the Microsoft Azure and 365 A5 ecosystem.

  • Design and develop the architecture of highly available, resilient cloud computing resources.
  • Design and implement cloud-based, resilient, operating system agnostic server and virtual desktop environments.
  • Act as the design lead for:

    • Microsoft Active Directory, and related identity systems both on-premise and cloud hosted.
    • Integration of Microsoft 365 A5 suite to include ongoing migration to Microsoft Teams Voice.
    • Multifactor authentication architectures to support enterprise-wide deployments.
    • Virtualized enterprise systems across private and public cloud infrastructure and virtualized desktop environments including VMware and WVD in Azure.
    • Enterprise backup and restore architectures on-premise as well as cloud replication.
    • Overall systems security posture and deployment across private and public cloud infrastructure.

  • Manage the Microsoft security frameworks such as ATP and Zero Trust.
  • Oversee Windows security posture, file repositories, security auditing, log / SIEM architecture, compliance and enterprise-wide patch management and software distribution architectures.
  • Take an infrastructure-as-code approach to include version control of specification files.

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in information systems, management or security technologies.
  • Three or more years and/or current certification in Microsoft 365 cloud deployment and management.
  • More than five years of enterprise-level Microsoft systems management
  • Management of distributed MS Active Directory and or federated identity architectures.
  • Cloud hosted systems deployment and management in Microsoft 365 or Microsoft Azure environments.
  • Multifactor authentication architectures and Microsoft security frameworks.

Preferred experience includes:

  • VMware VCenter server architecture and VMware Horizon VDI virtual desktop architecture.
  • Hands-on or certification in Azure WVD/AVD VDI virtual desktop architecture.
  • VEEAM virtual backup/restore architectures.
  • Microsoft 365 Teams Voice architectures.
  • Log aggregation and SIEM architectures.

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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information.  We are unable to sponsor Visa’s for this role.   

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