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Senior SRE

Date Posted: 11/21/2023

Job #1663757
Miamisburg, Ohio

We have partnered with our client in their search for a Consulting SRE with proven industry success to provide leadership for several cloud migration project initiatives.
The successful candidate will help migrate Analytics environments from on-premises data centers to Microsoft Azure.  Analytics users will be heavily utilizing Azure Machine Learning, Databricks, and Azure Data factory.  The migration also involves a transition to DevOps practices, agile support and process automation.  This role requires the ability to understand business needs and technical solution options, provide evidence-backed design input, communicate effectively with audiences of varying technical depth, influence decision-making, implement solutions consistent with best practices, and verify and effectively maintain those solutions, whilst operating within a fast-paced environment driving multiple initiatives in parallel.

• Ensuring migration of Analytics users from on-prem data centers to Microsoft Azure are successful

  •  Ensuring maturation of Analytics development processes over time through flexibility and automation
  • Consulting and providing expertise on technical solution options, and contributing to decision-making discussions in areas such as serverless computing, containerized workloads, and big data
  • Remaining up-to-date on internal and industry-wide best practices related to those solutions
  • Evangelizing best practices for cloud architecture and the key pillars of cloud application operations
  • Developing and ensuring delivery of resilient infrastructure designs using Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Performing knowledge transfer for SRE, Application and Support team resources when needed
  • Diagnosing and resolving potentially complex infrastructure, integration, and application issues
  • Improving standardization and automation within maturing processes to enhance efficiency
  • Performance testing and tuning to ensure production workloads are supported
  • Monitoring and supporting critical business applications to ensure SLAs are met
  • Understanding and implementing defensive, detective and corrective controls
  • Assisting in the development and/or implementation of comprehensive information security procedures and practices to reduce attack surfaces and comply with best practices
  • Augmenting project and systems documentation for technical and non-technical audiences  
Skills Required: 
  •  Leadership/design of application and/or infrastructure migration projects from on-prem to cloud
  • Proven expert in partnering and leading technology resources in solving complex business needs
  • Cloud architecture design and implementation to solve key business needs and meet team goals
  • Experience with Azure Machine Learning required
  • Experience with Databricks and Azure Data Factory highly desired
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with GitHub Actions
  • Deep knowledge of Azure Networking including private endpoints, private DNS zones, peerings, NSG rules, route tables, and VNETs.
  • Experience with Azure Function Apps
  • Knowledge of IaaS in Azure
  •  Understanding of Azure Active Directory including RBAC, service principals, managed identities
  • Expertise in a scripting language, either PowerShell or Bash. 

Education & Work Experience: 
  • 10+ years professional experience, including demonstrable success in project leadership roles
  • 5+ years professional experience in DevOps or SRE roles on a major cloud platform
  • BSc+ in Engineering/Computer Science/IT, advanced degree preferred
  • Industry certification for Cloud Developers/Architects (Prefer Azure; Related: AWS, GCP)


Title: Senior SRE
Location: Remote – EST
Client Industry: Insurance - Risk
Reference ID: 1663757

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