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Azure Kubernetes (AKS) SME

Location: Pune

Total exp: 8-15 Years

Key Skills: Azure, Kubernetes

Job Description

Location: Pune(we can consider people who are ready to relocate to Pune) Total exp: 8+ Years Please highlight AKS experience in the candidate’s CV and make sure it’s mentioned in their projects. Job Description: Role Responsibilities:
  • We are looking Azure Kubernetes (AKS) SME who can manage a large complex Azure environment and help build out our rapidly expanding cloud business.
  • You will engage with prospective and existing clients on projects involving the Kubernetes ecosystem – from platform buildouts, continuous integration, and delivery systems rollout, multi and hybrid cloud implementations all the way to breaking down monoliths, containerizing applications, and deploying them onto the platform you’ve built earlier.
  • Helps the team of 15 resources in case of troubleshooting.
  • Provide best practices, recommendations for improving the environment in terms of cost, resilience, and availability ad help customers improve the environment which consists of
  • AKS Kubernetes Infrastructure more than 45 clusters supporting 200+ large and small application Multiple AKS clusters, AKS using ACR, Azure DevOps CI-CD pipeline 16+ subscriptions holding 2000 + VM, 1000+ Resource group 100+ Virtual Network, 1500+ Network Interface More than 100+ NSG and Firewall rules Ingress/Egress load balancer, Akamai DNS service Prisma security tool and azure firewall integration
  • Daily Billing of approx. 45 to 50 lakhs INR for the above environment across 16+ subscriptions
  • Be a technical champion for customers Competencies and
Skills Needed Mandatory Technical Skills
  • Fluent in English Strong technical, architectural, and design skills Kubernetes experience – architecting, deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AKS and cloud in general Significant experience in managing containers with Azure Kubernetes specifically AKS Experience with Azure K8S and Azure PaaS and IaaS services. Experience with developing automated cloud infrastructures with Terraform and Ansible. Very strong technical, architectural, and design skills Working with Bit Code repository Azure DevOps, GitHub
  • Advanced skills in LINUX, Network, security, and Docker-based environment.
  • Azure certifications are required CICD: Gitlab / Gitlab CI and associated tooling (eg. Anchore, nexus, Gatling, cucumber, Selenium, sonarqube).
  • Infrastructure Management Tools (Terraform, CloudFormation) Configuration Management (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
Desirable Skills:
  • Prior experience of working with an IT consultancy Recognised as an SME in Kubernetes Experience with Azure cloud-based Kubernetes platform
  • Working on proposals for new client projects Presentation of technical topics at industry events
  • Ability to deliver technical and functional training Advance production support exposure and experience.
  • Knowledge of Project Management and Operations Management Maintains a high degree of technical readiness, to be successfully prepared to support the delivery of customer engagements using the latest technologies.
  • Analyzing Risks, Gaps in the existing environment, and resolving them.
  • Should have the capability to influence others to achieve results
  • Take responsibility for one or more than one customers as a 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 procedures, known error records & knowledgebase articles
Behavioural Skills
  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with the stakeholders and ensures 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
Skills Needs
Azure Must To have
Azure DevOps Good To have
Azure Active Directory Good To have
Azure Data Factory Good To have
SAS Azure Data Factory Pipelines Good To have
CI/CD process Good To have
Azure load balancing Good To have
Github Nice To have
Soft skills
Scalability/Value Creation