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DevOps Azure Architect


2 months ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: DevOps / Sysadmin

Due to continuous growth, we are currently seeking a DevOps Azure Architect with a strong understanding of Azure AI/ML. You will be expected to work as an advisor to help identify, educate, and foster best-in-class solutions. Creating these relationships requires strong communication skills and a passion for solving complex challenges. 
About Us:
  • At Railroad19, Inc., we build custom solutions and provide our clients with top tier development services. We’re a specialized team of developers and architects, which means, we only bring an “A” team to the table. Our culture is built on hard work and a desire to be thought leaders in the industry, this is what sets Railroad19 apart. 
  • When you join Railroad19 you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed, while offering you a work/life balance. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US. 
  • This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits, vacation, 401k and more. Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture. 
  • The role is remote - U.S. located, only full time (NO- contractors, Corp-to-Corp or 1099). 


Core Responsibilities:
  • Understand our client's fast-moving business requirements 
  • Establish and continually improve Architecture Frameworks and Standards and Best Practices  
  • Review various processes and workflows to make recommendations on process improvements as well as technology improvements 
  • Analyze business and technical requirements to determine system designs, potential risks and issues all based on best practices 
  • Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stakeholders 
  • Manage the complete software development life cycle 
  • Collaborate with other teams in order to deliver high-performance solutions 
  • Support and troubleshoot issues (process & system), identify root cause, and proactively recommend sustainable corrective actions 
  • Create scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc.), API management, microservice frameworks etc. 
  • Design, develop, and deploy solutions on Azure Cloud 


Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years of enterprise experience in cloud platforms 
  • 8+ years of enterprise application development working with DevOps tools 
  • Strong knowledge around containerization (AKS/Kubernetes, Kubeflow, and other open source leading technologies 
  • Experience automating deployment of code and infrastructure (Git, Jenkins, Pipeline/Terraform, Ansible or Azure Resource Templates)Understanding of networking capabilities, including load balancers, web application firewalls, network access control lists (NACLs), security groups, routing, tracing, and DNS resolution for building proficient and secure solutions 
  • Creating scripts and templates to build Azure based development systems 
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and resolving issues in cloud-based environments 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in a virtualized and/or cloud environment 
  • Leveraging agile development process from system build through deployment 
  • Understanding of and hands-on experience with monitoring tools (e.g., AppDynamics, PRTG Insights, etc.) 
  • Understanding development practices like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, GitHub) 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various database solutions, servers, and Open Source Solutions including SQL and NoSQL databases (MS SQL including OSS (Postgres, MySQL etc), Azure SQL 
  • Experience developing solutions with Azure ML, ML Server and Artificial Intelligence including development experience with .NET/C# 
Working at Railroad19:
Competitive salaries and eligibility for a yearly bonus 
Excellent Health Care, Dental and Vision benefits 
3 weeks' vacation, 401K match eligibility, work-life balance  
No Agencies, No C2C, US Based Only*** 
This is a non-management position 
This is a full-time position 
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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