Systems Engineer

$140,000 - $160,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Vernon Hills, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:127138

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Job Description
As an Azure Cloud Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the planning, deployment and management of Azure cloud solutions for clients. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the scalability, security and reliability of cloud infrastructure. Your expertise in Azure services and your ability to design and optimize cloud environments will be essential to the success of our client’s projects.

Azure Cloud Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Azure Cloud Design: Collaborate with clients and internal teams to design scalable and secure Azure cloud solutions tailored to their specific requirements
  • Infrastructure Deployment: Configure, deploy and maintain Azure virtual networks, virtual machines and other cloud resources to meet project needs
  • Automation: Develop and implement automation scripts and templates using tools such as Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates and PowerShell to streamline deployment and management processes
  • Security: Implement robust security practices, including identity and access management, encryption and network security groups, to ensure the protection of cloud assets and data
  • Performance Optimization: Monitor and optimize Azure cloud resources to ensure cost-efficiency, performance and reliability
  • Disaster Recovery and Backup: Design and maintain disaster recovery and backup solutions to safeguard critical data and applications
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Set up monitoring and alerting systems for proactive issue resolution. Troubleshoot and resolve cloud infrastructure and service-related problems
  • Documentation: Maintain clear and up-to-date documentation of Azure environments, configurations and procedures
  • Collaboration: Work closely with development and IT teams to ensure seamless integration of applications and services within the Azure cloud environment
  • Compliance: Ensure that Azure cloud environments align with industry best practices and compliance standards, such as GDPR, HIPAA, or other relevant regulations

Azure Cloud Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. Relevant certifications, such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator, Azure Solutions Architect, or equivalent, are a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Azure cloud engineering, with a deep understanding of Azure services, Azure AD and Azure governance
  • Proficiency in infrastructure as code (IaC) tools, scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell) and automation
  • Strong knowledge of cloud security best practices and experience implementing security measures in Azure
  • Experience with cloud monitoring and management tools
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

Thank you,

Kelsey Person
Recruiting Lead, Technology Services
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.