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Client in Columbus, Ohio seeking a Microsoft Azure / Cloud Services Engineer for a direct hire role involving leading the technical direction and helping ensure the continuity of business operations by providing the technical expertise necessary to maintain the availability and integrity of the IT network infrastructure, systems, and services. 

**Open to remote**

Top 3 skills / must haves:

  • Microsoft Azure/Cloud Services
  • Enterprise Experience
  • ITIL/change management processes


Overview:

  • This role will partner with management and team members throughout the organization to achieve corporate goals by delivering effective and secure solutions which, in turn, promotes business growth.
  • Promotes and establishes strong, positive, and productive working relationships within the organization through commitment to the company’s vision statement, core values and business principles.
  • Serves as an IT ambassador, enhancing the “Brand” as a business partner, by engaging business customers in a proactive and collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrates business acumen by ensuring that IT solutions align with corporate goals and business processes.
  • Responsible for the strategy, design, integration, and senior-level administrative support of cloud and on-prem network infrastructure technology, systems, and services.
  • Supported network infrastructure technologies, systems, and services, including:
    • Network Servers & Operating Systems (virtual and physical)
    • Microsoft Windows Domain Services; including Active Directory, GPOs and O365
    • Corporate Messaging and Communication Systems
    • Enterprise Storage Systems and Networks (SAN, NAS)
    • File & Print Services
    • Wide and Local Area Network (WAN/LAN) and VPN components
    • Network hardware and operating systems
    • Enterprise Monitoring and Altering
    • Data Management and Restoration
  • Leads network infrastructure and systems selection, design, and implementation in both production and non-production environments.
  • Leads the design and implementation of predictive and preventive maintenance techniques.
  • Recommend network infrastructure and systems maintenance and lifecycle management strategies.
  • Coordinate with business units and cross functional IT team members to schedule any required network infrastructure and system changes.
  • Provide technical leadership, in area of expertise, towards cross-discipline feasibility studies and technical reviews.
  • Serves as technical subject matter expert while leading technical efforts on assigned project teams.
  • Leads efforts towards the practice of continuous improvement and identifies innovative opportunities to meet team goals of operational excellence. 
  • Manages network infrastructure and systems implementations and changes while ensuring adherence to change management policies.
  • Develops and documents necessary training materials and instruction for business users.
  • Ensures that all duties are performed with adherence to security policies and industry best practices.
  • Leads technical efforts towards SOX compliance and Internal Audit; assists with information security policy development.
  • Ensures that records for equipment inventory, licenses, and contracts are properly maintained.
  • Advanced support (tier 3) for problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Effectively delegate tier operational responsibilities to Systems Administration.
  • Ensure efficient and effective operations through script development, automation, and technical standards.
  • Assist with measuring performance of technology service providers and trend analysis.
  • Maintains design, process, and knowledge base documentation.
  • Creates and implements predictive and preventive maintenance techniques for administrative services.
  • Actively participates in ensuring ITIL improvements and enforcement.
  • Engage with Management in strategy, research, and budget planning.
  • Engage in platform and enterprise-level solution architecting and design.
  • Provide capacity planning through effective network infrastructure and systems monitoring and performance measurements.
  • Leads periodic network health assessments and provides recommendations for improvement (tuning).
  • Leads cross functional team efforts to build, maintain, and validate in Disaster Recovery plans.
  • Delivers technical and operational cross training and mentorship less experienced with team members.
  • Coordinate vendor activities and services, under the guidance of Management.
  • Demonstrate initiative to work independently in appropriate situations and remain current on emerging technologies and technical knowledge.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Highly adaptable to changing priorities, such as project deadlines and high severity incidents.
  • Participate in a 24×7 on-call rotation and maintain flexible working hours to adhere to established maintenance windows and minimize impact to business operations.
  • Limited travel required.

 
 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology science, with 7-10 years’ work experience required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Relevant professional certifications preferred (MCSE, CCNP, ITIL, CISSP, VCP).
  • Proficient with IT network infrastructure, systems, services, protocols, supporting network applications and services, and cloud solutions.
  • Experience developing system requirements, documenting, creating implementation plans.
  • Proficient with network security principles, and general network management best practices.
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud/managed service provider solutions.
  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL/ITSM processes.
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational, skills.

Reference: 768077
  

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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