Devops/Azure Cloud Engineer

Scottsdale, AZ

We're currently seeking an onsite, passionate, enthusiastic, and inspired technologist for the role of a DevOps/Azure Cloud Engineer for our Scottsdale office. The ideal candidate should be a detail-oriented team player with a broad technology, security and cloud background who can collaboratively contribute with the engineering team on the delivery of the next generation enterprise Cloud platform for Digital Air Strike. This is a great opportunity to build new CloudOps, SecOps, NetOps & DevOps skills, in an exciting, startup environment with a dedicated & experienced team. The position will entail working within a fast-paced team of engineers, product managers and stakeholders who are all responsible for enhancing our existing suite of applications and services, as well as the development and implementation of new software and services. 

Digital Air Strike™ (DAS) is the leader in Consumer Experience, reputation management, customer engagement and digital retailing; helping 5,000+ businesses attract new customers, engage consumers, respond to leads, and build customer loyalty. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of cloud-based and Internet accessible systems and services that support the core business functions. 

  • Own all Security aspects of Cloud platform configuration and automation 

  • Analyze and make recommendations for improvements to the cloud environments and associated services and configurations. 

  • Provide guidance on secure configuration of systems and services exposed to Internet sources, as well as on all cloud related projects. 

  • Serve as the SME on Linux and Windows platform security in Azure & AWS cloud environments and guide the establishment of security settings and policies. 

  • Identify risks and provide guidance regarding remediation of gaps to facilitate hardened and sustainable cloud environments. 

  • Lead all security efforts for integration of infrastructure and business solutions with cloud environments. 

  • Monitor and audit Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services system and service changes. 

  • Keep abreast of new technologies including new cloud platforms and services 

  • Act as final level support to troubleshoot security-related issues that come up and are escalated to Information Security for resolution. 

  • Assist with DevOps Automation Development (Azure DevOps), this is an Ops side role. 

  • Integrate processes with the DevOps Build Engineer, this is the Dev side role. 

  • Responsible for developing end-to-end automation for Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and making it accessible to customers from a Service Catalog, and to DevOps teams in CI/CD pipelines. 

  • Responsible for enabling a successful migration of on-prem infrastructure to Microsoft Azure and other public cloud providers 

  • Use of software development tools, practices, and processes to deliver solutions in an iterative manner. 

  • Responsible for receiving feedback from support teams and implementing fixes and enhancements for automated services. 

  • Responsible for receiving feedback from support teams and implementing fixes and enhancements for automated services. 

  • Documentation for all changes, upgrades, maintenance, and procedures.

Job Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience on Windows and -NIX based systems and internals 

  • 5 years of systems engineering or networking engineering experience 

  • 3+ years of cloud platform experience (Azure, AWS, Google) 

  • 3+ years of experience with security architectures of Infrastructure & Platforms (IaaS), PaaS, SaaS) 

  • 3+ years of network experience, including firewalls, ACLs, Security Groups, subnetting, routing, & VPN 

  • Windows and Linux OS security administration, design recommendations on secure system and service configuration, and general System Administrator maintenance. 

  • Experience implementing and developing fully automated build and deployment processes using DevOps principles and CI/CD technologies. 

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with automation, orchestration, and development technologies like Arm Template, Ansible / Ansible Tower, Terraform, JavaScript, PowerShell, Restful API's (JSON and XML).  

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills 

  • Exceptional self-direction and project management skills 

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with automation, orchestration, and development technologies like Arm Template, Ansible / Ansible Tower, Terraform, JavaScript, PowerShell, Restful API's (JSON and XML).  

  • A keen interest in exploring and utilizing new technologies and platforms 

  • Be a self-starter comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field from an accredited university, advanced technical education from a recognized program or demonstrated technical knowledge and equivalent work experience 

Bonus Points: 

  • Security+, CISA, CISM, CISSP 

  • Entrepreneurial / prior Start-Up experience 

  • Automotive experience 

  • Digital Marketing experience 

Benefits: 

Company-sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision plans, long-term disability, and life insurance, incentive stock options, 401K plan, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent day care, tuition reimbursement, veterinary care discount program, student loan refinance and match program, generous vacation and sick time allowance, 12 paid holidays, summer bonus 1/2 day off per month, anniversary day off, monthly awards with prize drawings, alternate schedules offer Friday afternoons off and a really cool office environment including beautiful outdoor patios with lounge chairs, massage chairs, free lunch Fridays, ping pong, monthly social events and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.