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Azure Systems Engineer (Cloud Engineer)
Kforce     Phoenix, AZ 85067
 Posted 4 days    

Kforce has a client that is seeking an Azure Systems Engineer (Cloud Engineer) in Phoenix, AZ.Summary:This position demonstrates moderate to advanced technical knowledge of enterprise infrastructure and communications processes supporting system defined objectives relative to the company's business and requirements. The Azure Systems Engineer leads the team on small projects with average to moderate complexity as well as working as a team member to plan, design, implement, and support required Information Technology infrastructure; particularly physical and virtual servers, storage, and cloud-based infrastructure.Core Functions:

* Azure Systems Engineer provides technical support to maintain, monitor and troubleshoot technical systems, servers and storage underpinning clinical applications that provide critical patient care

* Participates in scheduled projects that require interaction between various customer, departments, and hardware/software vendors; Leads small scale projects creating project plans, work schedules and critical timelines; Produces technical input for designs to complex processes for presentation to senior members of the team

* Generates needs assessment recommendations for the IT portion of customer departments through the appropriate investigation of specific customer/departmental computing and infrastructure needs

* As an Azure Systems Engineer, you will assist senior members of the Technology Infrastructure and Networks Services team in planning for growth, budgeting for new hardware, software, capacity demand forecasting, and scalability to ensure the organization's growth needs and service levels are met

* Interacts with the customer, from all areas of the laboratory to research, develop and implement solutions resulting in a positive experience for the customer

* High School diploma or equivalent

* Associate's/Vocational degree in related field or equivalent experience

* Three (3) years of relevant virtualization experience creating and operating virtualized servers and storage

* Two (2) years of relevant education, technical, business and healthcare experience

* Two (2) years of experience with cloud-based infrastructure

* Advanced knowledge of application virtualization, server virtualization and desktop virtualization

* Advanced knowledge of storage systems (e.g., NAS, SAN) provisioning, capacity planning, tuning

* Basic knowledge of network routing, protocols and switching connectivity

* Moderate knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure architecture and daily operations (e.g., instantiation; Decommissioning; Performance monitoring/tuning)

* Persuasive communication skills necessary to collect essential information, answer questions, and direct interactions to positive outcomes in a professional and courteous manner

* Strong verbal and written communication to both technical and non-technical audiences

* Strong customer service orientation; problem ownership and driving timely resolution

* Working in a 24/7/365 environment

* Foster a team environment through transparency and collaboration

* Work with minimal to no supervision while providing proactive updates to the leadership team

* Context switch while still delivering on commitments

* Make suggestions for process, implementation, and performance improvements

* Demonstrated ability to mentor less experienced team members

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Hours*Minimum Compensation:*48.07*Maximum Compensation:*60.09

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