Senior Cloud Engineer
Herzliya, Johannesburg, Israel | Consulting Services | Mar 14, 2022

Microsoft Consulting Services is looking for Azure Apps Professionals to help deliver the next generation of Azure-based Solutions for our most strategic customers. The role requires broad and deep technology expertise, advanced analysis skills and passion for large scale cloud solutions to define appropriate customer solutions, scope and estimate effort, and provide technical leadership.



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  • Customer-facing delivery of Azure cloud solutions
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Ability to deliver results through teamwork while achieving individual billable attainment goals
  • Ability to focus on customers, proven client-focused, create results, be proactive, and collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrate a passion for mentoring, supporting peers & sharing knowledge
  • Consume and contribute best practices, lessons learned, and intellectual property (IP) to the global Microsoft community, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Foster senior-level client relationships and engage with senior-level Microsoft and client stakeholders to drive solution success.
  • Display vital time, project, and priority management skills
  • Express excellent communication skills, presentation skills, written skills, customer/partner relationships and expectations management


You will have a deep technical background with 7+ years of technology-related experience, along with 3+ years of Microsoft Azure and knowledge of AWS or GCP. You will have in-depth expertise in one of the following functional areas: 

  • Cloud Development & Application Lifecycle Management: experience building solution architectures and implementing secure and scalable cloud-native applications and microservices using Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • DevOps & Infrastructure as Code – expertise with software collaboration and deployment tools such as Azure DevOps, GitHub and Jenkins. Cloud infrastructure deployments using Terraform, ARM Templates, YAML, PowerShell, Python or other scripting languages, CI/CD, Unit/UI Testing
  • Kubernetes & Containers – experience with Docker, Kubctl, shell scripting, Pod design & configuration and container tools such as Prometheus, Twistlock or Sysdig

Additional Experience:

  • A BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a Services organization in a consulting capacity is strongly preferred
  • Experience working on multi-phase global implementations is preferred
  • When Travel resumes: the ability to travel up to 25%

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.


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