Senior Cloud Engineer


Senior Cloud Engineer


The ideal candidate for this position is able to perform technical tasks including able to perform technical tasks including application deployment, application configuration, server operating system management, cloud infrastructure and automation. The candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Review and recommend improvements to existing cloud infrastructure
  • Design and develop new cloud infrastructure as demand requires
  • Maintain knowledge base of system designs and implementations
  • Routinely work with application development teams to optimize DevOps processes
  • Routinely work with security teams to implement improvements to security posture of the system
  • Monitor system health and work with operations team members to respond to incidents as they occur
  • Perform root cause analysis as incidents occur, plan and implement preventative measures
  • US citizenship required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • 8 or more years of experience in the IT industry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Linux server operating systems
  • Working knowledge of cloud environments (Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service)
  • Knowledge of basic networking principles (IP, TCP)
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Microsoft Azure Architecture experience
  • Experience with security compliance for regulated environments (FedRAMP, NIST 800-53 R4, NIST 800-53 R5) OR work with industry standard benchmarks such as CIS
  • Experience implementing cloud-native operations

  • Positive, can-do attitude, and desire to contribute in various means to team success.
  • Confident communication skills with management, internal team members, and customers.
  • Ability to work independently within a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to quickly identify, research, and resolve issues as they arise.

Desired qualifications

The following qualifications or experience will strongly benefit a candidate but are not required:

  • Practical experience with Infrastructure-as-Code systems
    • Bicep
    • Ansible
    •  Bash
    • Python
    • PowerShell Core
    • Desired State Configuration
    • Working knowledge of Kubernetes
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure technologies:
    • Azure AD
    • Azure Kubernetes Services
    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure KeyVault
    • Azure Application Gateway
    • Private Endpoints
    • Azure Policy, Azure Security Center (now Microsoft Defender for Cloud)
    • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Team leadership, coordination with several functional and technical teams
  • Kanban

The following certifications are relevant to this position and will strongly benefit a candidate but are not required:

  • Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate
  • Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Associate
  • Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • ITILv4 Fundamentals
  • ITILv4 Managing Professional
  • ITILv4 Specialist: Acquiring & Managing Cloud Services

  • Experience with government infrastructure management will strongly benefit a candidate.


  • Azure Active Directory
  • Cloud Computing
  • Linux
  • Security
  • Windows

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: December 03, 2021
Application Deadline: February 04, 2022