Azure DevOps Engineer II

United States - Remote

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Overview & ResponsibilitiesSeeking a passionate and innovative Azure DevOps Engineer with 3-4+ years of cloud deployment experience. In this role you will be part of the team that architects, implements, and deploys our Azure cloud-based offerings. Specifically, we are looking for an Engineer to work in the Government space. CJIS clearance is required, as is proof of U.S. citizenship. Customer Focus: Our DevOps Engineers get to build one-of-a-kind, cutting-edge cloud solutions for some of our top enterprise customers. Our primary focus is to distill confidence in our customers by creating customized solutions and a top-notch implementation experience.  Automation: Customer deployments should be solidly reliable and repeatable. Knowledge of tools like ARM (Azure Resource Manager), Github, Azure DevOps, PowerShell and Ansible are critical to achieving this goal.   Responsibilities:·       Provision new Azure infrastructure and services based on end-user requirements.·       Automate infrastructure deployments utilizing custom templates and modules.·       Manage end-to-end deployment projects for new and existing workloads.·       Architect Azure environment best practices and deployment methodologies.·       Educate customers on Azure best practices and architecture.·       Act as an escalation point for Azure Support Engineering teams when required.·       Create automation tools and processes to improve day to day functions Qualifications: ·       3+ years of engineering experience deploying Azure infrastructure in production environments.·       Extensive knowledge of Azure IaaS and PaaS services, Scaling, Load Balancing, CDNs, etc.·       Significant experience using and modifying ARM templates.·       Strong understanding of central networking concepts and ability to implement connections (VPN, Express Routes, etc)·       Proficient knowledge of Active Directory, SQL Server and Windows OS.·       Working knowledge of Backup and Recovery methodology and implementations·       Experience working with network appliances and related solutions in Azure (F5, Cisco, Palo Alto, etc).·       Knowledge of Azure federation services is preferred.·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical and technical audiences.·       Effective with time management and expected deliverables.·       Ability to multi-task and work on multiple concurrent customer projects.Must have an Azure Certification or actively working towards obtaining certification within 90 days of starting role.  CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Required ability to successfully meet CJIS requirements including background checks (including national fingerprint record checks and drug testing) and/or criminal history investigations.  This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. 
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“The following information is required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act and applies only to individuals working in the state of Colorado. The anticipated starting pay range of Colorado applicants for this role is $75,300 –$97,600. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. Information on benefits offered is here.”

About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  
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