Position Types: Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer/ Architect - Azure
Position Locations: United States
City: Remote

Who We Are!

We are GlobalStep, a technology services company with a global footprint. We specialize in software quality assurance, software development, localization/translation services, and user experience engagement.
We focus on the technology, media, and entertainment sectors. Our clients, including both Fortune 100 companies and startups, rely on us to enhance their product or service profitability through the creation of intuitive, user-friendly digital products that foster strong brand loyalty.
With our comprehensive UX expertise, we can provide customized solutions that span from development and quality assurance to localization and ongoing customer support. Our goal is to support you every step of the way, from initial deployment to ongoing support, and help you achieve success in the competitive digital marketplace

Due to continued expansion in the UK, GlobalStep is looking for a Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer/ Architect in Azure. You will play a pivotal role in leading Azure cloud initiatives while transforming our client’s technology into a modern, microservices-based architecture. You will be part of a growing technical team providing IT services to our global customer base.

Responsibilities to include:

• Lead Azure cloud transformation projects within the Insurance Services Sector, aligning solutions with client’s unique business objectives.
• Architect customised, cost-efficient Azure solutions that emphasise scalability and industry best practices.
• Drive migration and modernisation efforts to enable digital transformation while ensuring data security and up time.
• Assess and mitigate risks related to third-party platforms to safeguard project success.
• Identify opportunities for process improvement, using Azure to digitise tasks and enhance operational efficiency.
• Collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders, translating project requirements into successful cloud applications.

Essential experience:

• Demonstrated proficiency in Azure cloud services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Functions.
• Proven experience in Infrastructure as Code (IAC) methodologies and tools, particularly with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates and Azure Bicep.
• Extensive background in planning and executing complex cloud migrations, including lift-and-shift, re-platforming, and refactoring strategies on Azure.
• Adept in designing and implementing cloud-native solutions on Azure, leveraging services like Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure Functions.
• Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines and Infrastructure as Code (IAC) toolchains, utilizing tools such as ADO, Terraform, Helm, and Ansible.
• Proficiency in containerization technologies like Docker and container orchestration with Kubernetes, particularly on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
• In-depth knowledge of Azure Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Azure Security Center to design and implement robust security and identity solutions.
• Familiarity with other advanced Azure services, such as Azure Virtual Desktop (VDI) and Azure Sentinel, to provide comprehensive solutions to clients.
• Experience with Azure DevOps services, including Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Pipelines, and Azure Test Plans.
• Strong skills in producing high-quality technical documentation, ensuring clear communication of technical concepts to stakeholders.

GlobalStep is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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