• Senior Cloud Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 2:45 PM)
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  • Overview

    ProSphere is currently seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer to join our team. Our ideal team member will have Azure cloud expertise and strong architecture experience. Candidates interested in growing with a dynamic team and working on challenging projects should apply. This is a full-time position located in Austin, Texas. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


    • Evaluate systems and upgrades for appropriateness
    • Oversee and implement system upgrade strategies
    • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions
    • Coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate
    • Develop and analyze highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance
    • Maintain all server side cloud and Security documentation to ensure compliance with the government's cyber security policy
    • Develop strategies to manage the frequency of installations of the support package releases and patch
    • Monitor cloud infrastructure and cloud VM system maintenance and provide technical recommendations for enhancement
    • Research current systems technologies and serve as subject matter expert on cloud integration processes and procedures
    • Provide technical know-how to internal and external personnel on highly complex cloud system administration and installation processes
    • Share knowledge and provide guidance to less experienced personnel
    • Coordinate with stakeholders to formulate complex technical solutions. Inform stakeholders of appropriate developments in technical support products
    • Responsible for Amazon Web Services(AWS) and Microsoft Azure management, including installation of virtual machines, applications and services, storage and storage accounts, resource groups, databases, load balancers, AppServices
    • Responsible for creating and maintaining the baseline VM images
    • Responsible for the security posture and implementing security for Azure/AWS assets during weekly maintenance windows (off-hours)
    • Provide immediate response to break-fix of Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud VM assets based on the government's Core Business Systems (to include off-hours)


    • Master's degree in an Information Systems/Technology or engineering discipline, preferred
    • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience as a senior level engineer within  a Cloud environment
    • Azure cloud expertise: VM Provisioning, dynamic and static routing, Configuring VNets, subnets, configuring network security group(NSG), access control list(ACL), configuring NICs, configuring high availability(HA) of servers
    • Experience in setting up Disaster recovery for cloud environments

    • Hands on Azure installation, operations and management experience

    • Experience utilizing Powershell with Azure

    • Microsoft Azure Certification required: "Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions" or "Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions"

    • Thorough understanding and workings of incident handling protocols, personally identifiable information, Server network procedures, and information handling
    • Thorough understanding and workings of cloud Server models: IaaS, PaaS, DaaS, SaaS
    • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required
    • Capable of working under pressure, handling multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Experience providing services to the federal government is preferred
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance for persons in a position of public trust
    • Travel may be required
    • Ability to work overtime required on occasion
    • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time



    ProSphere offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health insurance, life insurance, military leave, training, tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) retirement plan with company matches/immediate vesting, commuter benefits, and more.


    It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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