Cloud Engineer

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Boston, MA


<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong>

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Overview: <br /> <p>Connection has a fantastic opportunity through our technical staffing division in Boston, MA. We are looking for a talented Cloud Systems Engineer. This is&nbsp;<strong>a full-time, permanent</strong>&nbsp;opportunity working onsite with a top Financial Company. Excellent benefits with growth potential.</p> <p>The position is responsible for the firm-wide design, implementation, and administration of Microsoft Cloud services and supporting our on-premises infrastructure. The role is accountable for cloud systems and infrastructure project planning, implementation of new and enhanced cloud-based technologies, infrastructure monitoring, and performance metrics. This position reports to the Manager of IT, working closely with him/her to resolve escalated technical support issues, and system infrastructure support needs.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Develop and manage firm-wide cloud and on-premise infrastructure and data center facilities to support business applications and services</li> <li>Design, migrate, and implement Microsoft 365 and on-premises Microsoft-related technologies including but not limited to Azure Active Directory and Active Directory Services, Exchange Online and Exchange server, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business.</li> <li>Configure and administer Cloud services including but not limited to SQL Server, Synapse, Data Lake, and Windows 10 Virtual Machines</li> <li>Deploy, configure, and maintain systems on Azure cloud services</li> <li>Work in Hybrid on-premise/cloud solutions including migrating systems to cloud</li> <li>Support the business goals by assessing technical needs, recommending clear program and related project goals</li> <li>Provide input related to industry trends, business and IT products and makes strategic and tactical infrastructure-related recommendations</li> <li>Responsible for maintaining business continuity for the firm's system and network infrastructure and, in collaboration with applications staff, the recovery of business applications and databases</li> <li>Work with the Manager of IT to identify, prioritize and scope cloud projects and initiatives as they relate to strategic business goals</li> <li>Define, recommend, and implement standard IT operating procedures and guidelines</li> <li>Responsible for service level performance metrics for all cloud system and infrastructure elements (e.g. disk utilization, server capacity, network performance)</li> <li>Provide mentoring and hands-on technical assistance to IT staff to meet departmental project goals and firm business objectives</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant experience</li> <li>Microsoft O365 or M365 Fundamentals, and Azure Administrator certifications a plus</li> <li>Five (5) years of experience working in Cloud Systems Administration; minimum of (3) years progressively responsible experience providing systems infrastructure support in production environments</li> <li>Cloud administration of Windows Server, Azure AD Services, Exchange Server, SharePoint, SQL Server, Synapse, Data Lake, Windows 10 Virtual Machines and Microsoft 365 including Microsoft Teams</li> <li>Cloud and on-premises system monitoring and alerting tools</li> <li>Cisco telephone system administration (CUCS) and VOIP administration and support experience a plus</li> <li>Proven success managing projects in a collaborative, team-oriented environment</li> <li>Fast-paced multiple location environment, multiple tasks, and demands</li> <li>Ability to initiate, manage and implement multiple projects simultaneously without direct supervision in an organized, professional, detailed, and efficient manner</li> <li>Ability to work effectively and to interact with clients, team members, as well as third-party vendors and service providers</li> <li>On-call 24/7</li> </ul>