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Azure Administrator L3

Location: Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad

Total exp: 8-15 Years

Key Skills: Azure

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Must be certified in AZ-103 (Azure Administrative Associate).
  • Design Azure virtual machines (VMs) and VM architecture for IaaS and PaaS, understand availability sets, fault domains and update domains in Azure.
  • Azure API Management, Security, Cloud-to-Cloud Integration (Public, Private).
  • Windows Azure (Website, Web role and worker roles).
  • Develop PowerShell scripts and ARM templates to automate the provisioning and deployment process.
  • Strong Windows skills, with system administration experience in a production Windows environment.
  • Design Azure virtual machines (VMs) and VM architecture for IaaS and PaaS; understand availability sets, fault domains and update domains in Azure.
  • Azure load balancing options, including Traffic Manager, Azure Media Services, CDN, Azure Active Directory, Azure Cache, Multi-Factor Authentication and Service Bus.
  • Azure point-to-site (P2S) and site-to-site (S2S) VPN, understand the architectural differences between Azure VPN, ExpressRoute and Azure services.
  • Azure virtual private network (VPN) and ExpressRoute architecture and design. Required Skills & Experiences: Strong understanding of the Azure Cloud Platform.
  • Certified Azure Solution Architect will be an added advantage.
  • Good to have a development background and should have hands-on experience in development in Java, .Net or NodeJs or Ruby or Python as application development.
  • Understanding of RDBMS (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server), NoSQL. Knowledge of message queuing and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
  • Familiarity with loose coupling and stateless systems.
  • Understanding of different consistency models in distributed systems.
  • Experience with CDN, and performance concepts. Familiarity with the software development lifecycle.
  • Work experience with information and application security including public-key encryption, SSH, access credentials, & X.509 certificates.
  • Exposure to working in an infrastructure support environment with responding to tickets using a ticket management tool.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Process Skills:

  • Advance production support exposure and experience.
  • Knowledge of Project Management and Operations Management Maintains a high degree of technical readiness, in order to be successfully prepared to support the delivery of customer engagements using the latest technologies.
  • Analyzing Risks, Gaps in existing environment and resolve them.
  • Should have capability to influence others to achieve results Take responsibility of one or more than one customer as Single Point of Contact (SPOC) Advance communication, troubleshooting and analytical skill.
  • Good exposure to ticketing tools and understanding of Quality & ITIL process.
  • Knowledge management & Escalation management for the team.
  • Execute service improvement plans related to Azure infrastructure.
  • Creating Implementation guides, Standard Operating Procedure, known error records & knowledgebase articles


Behavioral Skills:

  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with the stakeholders and ensure client satisfaction Good service orientation, interpersonal effectiveness & client interaction skills.
  • Participates as a team member and fosters teamwork by inter-group coordination within the modules of the project.
  • Grooming of team members on various aspects of technology and client requirements.
  • Train and coach members of project groups to ensure effective knowledge management activity.


Benefits A sneak peek into the People Experience that one can look forward to:

  • A young, open, vibrant & diverse culture with 12+ nationalities spread across 8+ locations, with a growing clan of 600+ clanmates.
  • A culture where the #eighthcorevalues are believed in and role modelled.
  • Yes, you get rewarded for it too! A culture of #keeplearning.
  • We are interested in how you are grooming yourself for the next level of opportunity rather than target crunching.
  • We love “celebrating” certification milestones of our clanmates!


Skills Needs
Azure Must To Have
Cloud computing-Resource Management Good To Have
Cloud networking and file sharing Good To Have
Cloud Management Good To Have
Cloud Services Good To Have
Deploying Applications in a Cloud Environment Good To Have
Cloud Systems Administration Good To Have
Windows Good To Have
PowerShell Good To Have
Information security Good To Have
Cloud Security Knowledge Good To Have
VM Infrastructure Good To Have
Python Good To Have
Ruby Good To Have
Node.JS Good To Have
.Net Good To Have
JAVA Good To Have
Cloud Director Networking Good To Have
Azure services: KeyVault/ WebJobs/ Application Insights/ Data
Good To Have
Windows System Administration Good To Have
ARM Templates Good To Have
NoSQL Good To Have
Azure VPN Good To Have
Azure load balancing Good To Have
Azure API Management Good To Have
ITIL concepts Good To Have
Customer Support Good To Have
Soft Skills
Collaboration Good To Have
Written and verbal communication Good To Have
Supporting Good To Have
Customer Engagement Good To Have
Operations Good To Have
Learning and Development/Training Good To Have
Scalability/Value Creation
Solutions developed Good To Have