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Azure Cloud Engineer

Company: Koniag Government Services
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Arlluk Technology Solutions , a Koniag Government Services company, is seeking an experienced Azure Cloud Engineer to support ATS and our government customer in New Orleans, LA. This is a remote opportunity.
We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.
Position Overview:
The Azure Cloud Engineer III is primarily responsible for providing day-to-day administration and support on our Enterprise Support Team and our Azure customers. This position will work on resolving technical problems, perform maintenance related tasks, resolve security alerts, and perform all administration tasks within Azure and IAAS environments. This position will manage and maintain IAAS and DevOps environments and assist customers through their Digital Transformation initiatives converting web hosting from legacy hosted websites to serverless technologies and Infrastructure-as-Code while maintaining cost optimization and security best practices.
Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate environment for process improvement and make recommendations collaborate and communicate with other team members to provide good service and issue resolution.

  • Architect, design, develop and implement Cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure encompassing multiple specializations, platforms, and technologies

  • Providing Cloud consultation for MSP Clients

  • Create automated approaches and scripts for system administration tasks where possible and appropriate

  • Develop, support, and document automated build and configuration management processes

  • Optimizing Intune and autopilot

  • Develop and implement conditional access

  • Manage PKI Certificates

  • Manage Azure Active directory

  • Troubleshooting, management, and remediation of Azure tickets with a focus on Well architected framework

  • Regular review of cost optimization reports, make recommendations, and implement optimization tasks following change management processes

  • Implementation and regular review of Azure Advisor best practice recommendations

  • Regular review of Azure Monitor analytics and logs

  • Set up best practice alerting within Azure and CloudCheckr

  • Day to Day management of Office 365

  • Deliver training on alert triage and remediation steps for the 24/7/365 NOC team and other Administrators and Engineers

  • Create and execute Change Management Requests following best practice

  • Participate in RFO documentation

  • Previous experience with fast-paced consulting or MSP environment a plus.

    Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Minimum 2-4 years IT experience supporting the infrastructure of Azure and IAAS environments

    • In depth knowledge of public cloud providers like AWS, Azure, or other major vendors of public cloud

    • Strong knowledge of SAN and backup technologies

    • In depth knowledge of VMWare, Microsoft, HP, IBM, Cisco, VCE, Dell Systems and other major vendors of infrastructure technology

    • Experience implementing Microsoft IaaS services in a variety of distributed computing environments

    • Experience with JSON and PowerShell scripting

    • Understand the delineation between SysOps engineering and DevOps engineering

    • Experience with supporting and troubleshooting of the below technologies: Azure/O365, Azure Active Directory, Azure Databases (Azure SQL, Azure MySQL), Azure DevOps, ASR, Azure Cost Management, ATP, Azure Networking, Azure Storage, Compliance and Security, Duo, and OKTA, Nutanix

    • Experience in managing, maintaining, and supporting core Microsoft technologies and services, Windows Servers 2012 or above, Active Directory, DNS, NPS, IIS, etc, Microsoft SQL Server

    • Extensive Experience managing Intune Services

    • Ability to track all work and documentation within a ticketing system

    • Participate on on-call rotations

    • In depth knowledge of Veeam/Varonis/Druva

    • Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

    • Microsoft exam AZ-500

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field.

      Working Environment & Conditions
      This job operates in a professional office environment and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The workload may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress.The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
      Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
      The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.
      The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.
      Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit
      Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352

Keywords: Koniag Government Services, New Orleans , Azure Cloud Engineer, Engineering , New Orleans, Louisiana

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