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Kforce Cloud Engineer - Remote in Kansas City, Missouri

Kforce has a client in Kansas City, MO that is looking for a Cloud Engineer with 3-5 years of experience to join a growing team. They are looking for someone who's first priority is being in Cloud and growing in the modern delivery methods and technologies that they are using versus pursuing a raise.This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to office environment when COVID-19 ramps down. This position is remote until the stay at home order is lifted. After that candidates will need to work on site.Summary:The Cloud Engineer will play a key role in the enterprise adoption of Azure Cloud offerings (Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), PaaS SQL, Cosmos, Application Service Environment (ASE), Service Bus, SignalR, Redis, IaaS VMs). They will also stay ahead of the Microsoft Azure product lifecycle for new and existing PaaS offerings by performing proof of concept and other efforts to vet new technology.

  • Ability to provision Cloud Infrastructure

  • Advanced skills in troubleshooting

  • Cloud provider agnostic but Azure preferred then AWS second; SaaS only experience does not count

  • Legacy on prem data center infrastructure experience

  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management discipline; preferably Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

  • Experience and ability to work in IaaS or PaaS architecture; VMs, VM Scale Sets, Redis Cache, Azure SQL, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Containers, Azure SignalR, App Service, Azure Functions, Storage

  • Knowledge of DNS, Load Balancing, Networking, Security

  • Thought leader

  • Ability to work autonomously in problem solving; team player; self-motivated

  • Ability to develop automation and apply it practically to enable efficiencies and eliminate manual tasks

  • Knowledge and experience in Infrastructure as Code; preferably Terraform

  • Knowledge of Azure Policy

  • Knowledge DevOps, CI/CD and code branching concepts

  • Knowledge and experience in supporting or practicing DevOps culture

  • App DEV background or software engineering a bonus

  • Programmatic skills that leverage languages and scripting

  • Experience in automation, orchestration and configuration management technologies

  • Enterprise environment experience a bonus and preferred

  • This position is not open to corp to corp

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:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00

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