Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities
As an Azure SME, you are responsible for day-to-day operational and technical support for Azure cloud IaaS and PaaS all Server systems on Windows/Linux Platform. You will work with DevOps and Security to define and implement policies/governance for physical and cloud-based systems. You will participate in defining and implementing the overall structure and standards for systems.Responsibilities
  • Expertise on IaaS and PaaS services in Azure Cloud
  • Solid Hands-on experience in Azure VM troubleshooting and VM management
  • Experience in Performance & cost optimization of Azure IaaS and PaaS resources
  • Expertise in Azure monitor and OMS workspace
  • Expertise in Azure VM performance assessment
  • Experience in designing and planning the resource capacity and performance management includes assessing CPU/Memory/Storage/IOPS/Bandwidth etc..
  • Solid experience in troubleshooting Azure network and network security including Vnet, Routing, NSG, NVA, Azure Firewall etc..
  • Hands-on experience in configuration and troubleshooting of Azure Load Balancers and family
  • Hands-on experience in Azure storage management
  • Experience in managing Azure recovery services vault, Backup and Recovery
  • Access management of Azure resources through Azure RBAC
  • Expertise on Azure compliance management and mitigation by Azure policy templates and Azure Blueprint
  • Expertise and troubleshooting experience on Azure access and Identity management
  • Hands on experience on ADDS & Azure Active directory (AAD)
  • Expertise on Azure Identity protection and audit by MFA & PIM
  • Hands-on Experience in at lest one Azure migration project
  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging Windows/Linux OS
  • Experience in understanding the Azure scope from new project management teams
  • Effectively architect and lead Azure-focused projects, managing scope, schedule and budget with the objective of delivering quality work products
  • Be able to think through various technology solutions options as it relates to complex business problems and provide recommendations to team lead and/or client.
  • Working knowledge of leading application and integration architecture frameworks
  • Participate in client discovery meetings, and be able to clearly articulate scope, approach and level of effort for the proposal
  • Coach and mentor team members

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in IT Industry
  • Expertise in Azure technologies
  • Work as a senior consultant with our clients nationwide in an in-person or remote capacity, travel is project based but typically light.
  • Identify ways to improve our clients' systems and infrastructure by migrating to Azure, InTune, IaaS, or PaaS.
  • Ability to plan and execute projects with minimal oversight

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Azure and Windows/RHEL Professional Level certification
  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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