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Senior Azure Infrastructure Engineer

Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  9074

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

About The Position

The IGT Cloud Operations team is responsible end-to-end for all Public cloud based IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services required within the product organization. We’re looking for an exceptional Azure Infrastructure Engineer to join our international team. The successful candidate will have infrastructure and operations experience which includes Azure infrastructure, security, monitoring, diagnosing and escalating issues with Azure hosted systems.


The Cloud Operations team is an expanding team which provides you the opportunity to build from the ground up using the latest technologies and standard methodologies. Opportunities to learn and grow will be plentiful offering new challenges and a rewarding work environment.

What You'll Do

You would be responsible for supporting all environments hosted in public cloud including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. These environments include development, test, and production systems. Responsibilities would include cloud platform governance, architecture, monitoring, and security. You’ll interface with the product and architecture teams to ensure designs meet and exceed our operational and contractual requirements (data residency, resiliency, RTO / RPO etc.).


Using your technical and troubleshooting skills, you would support new and existing environments and resolving escalated / critical issues as they occur. Your interest in solving problems and using automation will be highly valuable as we adopt monitoring and automation toolsets that enhance workload resiliency and enable environment self-healing. You will support and secure the cloud environments in collaboration with the product DevOps teams and Information Security. With your skills and experience, you will be a critical contributor to all future technology adoption in cloud.
 

Qualifications

•    10+ Years in Information Technology, 4+ Years Administering Azure in a senior role
•    Direct experience crafting and deploying infrastructure solutions in Azure
•    Deep understanding and administrative experience with Azure which includes networking, compute, storage management practices
•    Experience identifying and implementing security best practices and policies in Azure
•    Sophisticated knowledge and experience implementing and integrating Azure Monitor and Log Analytics to a production environment and creating an alerting strategy
•    Experience automating in and deploying to cloud with Terraform or ARM Templates
•    Hands-on experience supporting CI/CD pipelines
•    Proficient with Git, Git Flow, Azure DevOps
•    Hands on experience with Kubernetes (AKS) and containerization technologies like Docker and Azure Container Registry
•    Good knowledge on PowerShell scripting
•    Ability to assess the requirement, environment and suggest right tools / technologies
•    Expertise in Debugging and providing solutions and workarounds
•    High proficiency using technology and able to learn new skills quickly
•    Advanced troubleshooting skills
•    Self-Starter, independent, and motivated, ready to act when required
•    Strong interpersonal communication skills
•    Willing to participate in periodic on-call support rotation after hours in a follow-the-sun model
 

Other Beneficial Qualifications

•    Azure Fundamentals and Azure Administration Certifications
•    Experience with AI and Machine Learning
•    Experience identifying and implementing cost optimization practices for Azure
•    Experience in Linux system administration (RHEL/CentOS)
•    Experience with Java based applications with Apache (ActiveMQ/Artemis)
•    Experience deploying, administering, and support PostgreSQL
•    Solid scripting skills in PowerShell, Bash, Python, and any other scripting/programming experience
•    Strong understanding and experience with automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)

Keys to Success

  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Decision making
  • Drive results
  • Foster innovation
  • Personal energy
  • Self-leadership


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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island