Windows / Azure Application Engineer - Long-term consultant
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Windows Azure Application Engineer - Long-term consultant Our direct client in Northern NJ seeks an experienced Microsoft Application Engineer with Azure experience, to join the team on a long-term contract basis (12-36 months). Immediate interview and hire Job Title Senior Application Engineer Duties The application Engineer is involved in most technical facets of the project lifecycle. They are the primary on understanding the technical specifications and working within the various globally dispersed teams to build and configure environments according to the designed specifications. The application Engineer works closely with all the stakeholders to configure and deploy custom business applications from POC and inception through to Production. They are assigned to one or more active project teams. Skills Prior experience with application engineering required Ability to own multiple application engineering duties and provide post-implementation server and client support Attend andor lead application team meetings representing Engineering with technical and non-technical staff and document deployment requirements Liaison to Senior Management, good presentation skills Work with offshore Engineering team to complete deployments, sometimes hands-on other times oversight responsibilities Administrative experience with Windows Server OS 20082012 required, 2016 Intermediate knowledge of MS IIS web platform. Understanding of https, SSL, Microsoft IIS 6.07.x8.5 administration and configuration, networking protocols, Azure load balancing and storage. Significant experience as lead Engineer with Microsoft Azure IaaS (ARM Templates) PaaS Services Proficiency in PowerShell scripting Functional understanding of WindowsSystem Patch Deployment, WSUSSCCM and Microsoft System Center components SCCM, SCOM, SCVMM Microsoft Hyper-V, Failover Clustering, CSV ndash Build, Administration, Best Practices, Maintenance General understanding of networkingLANWANDMZ concepts, firewall knowledge MS SQL Server 200#######122####### administrative experience and relational database concepts Creation of simple SQL queries, running pre?defined scripts, configuration, security, and interpreting logs and traces. Working knowledge of LDAP and Microsoft Active Directory Administration and Maintenance, Group Policy Design and implementation VDS (virtual directory service) TLS 2.0 Server certificates, public and private keys Encryption technologies, Bit lockerSSH, etc. Focus on system securityhardening Strong analytical and technical troubleshooting skills Knowledge of troubleshooting tools and techniques related to networks and systems i.e. remote access tools, Windows Support tools, connectivity tests, etc. Understanding of performance monitoring and capacity analysis Proficient written and verbal English skills Other capabilities General understanding of various IT security concepts as they relate to an enterprise environment. Flexibility in scheduling with a willingness to work extra or non-standard hours as needed Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team structure, but also independently MCPMCSE certification (optional, but preferred) Knowledge of DevOps, its lifecycle tools and how they integrate into the DevOps process VSTS CICD Windows Containers System auditing tools Certifications Licenses Desired MCP MCSE MCSE certification Skillshands-on experience Required Skills ACTIVE DIRECTORY ARM CLIENT SUPPORT DEPLOYMENT DEVOPS Additional Skills DIRECTORY SERVICE ENGINEER IAAS IIS IIS 6 LDAP LEAD ENGINEER LIAISON LOAD BALANCING MAINTENANCE MCP MCSE MICROSOFT IIS 6.0 NETWORKING OFFSHORE PAAS PRESENTATION SKILLS REMOTE ACCESS SCRIPTING SSL AUDIT AUDITING DATABASE DATABASES DEV OPS ENCRYPTION EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS HYPER-V INTERNET INFORMATION SERVICES LANWAN MS SQL SERVERAssociated topics: business, business advisory, business analyst, business intelligence, client, consultant, crm, marketing, sap, support analyst Associated topics: business advisory, business analysis, business intelligence, client, consult, crm, customer, market, senior consultant, support analyst