Lead Cloud Engineer (Azure Administrator, SQL Server, Azure Datafactory, ADF, Azure DataBricks)
UKG
Noida, India, India.
1d ago

United States (en-US)

Lead Cloud Engineer (Azure Administrator, SQL Server, Azure Datafactory, ADF, Azure DataBricks)

Description & Qualifications

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures.

Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work.

We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture.

Ready to be inspired? Learn more at careers

Job Description

Lead Cloud Engineer, with minimum of 5 years of work experience responsible for managing various IT platforms, including Azure enterprise Datawarehouse services, Master Data Management, integrations and other on-prem services, providing end to end effective administration, management and support, being a part of the IT platform services team.

An energetic, self-motivated individual, who helps drive efficiencies by proactively administering, managing, bringing in continuous improvement, employ monitoring processes, troubleshooting, resolving IT and business applications problems and issues, while closely working along with the team of data engineers, BI and Integration developers, and database administrators and various other stakeholders to support operations and ongoing projects.

Strong willingness to learn newer and diverse technologies. Ability to work on complex, critical IT platform and integrations.

A good team player and having strong analytical skills. Ability to work independently in shifts in a 24X7 operations and IT projects

Develop, administer and manage various cloud and On-prem platforms of all production / non prod environments

Drive, participate, support IT enterprise and platform projects with timely delivery and providing cost effective, high quality solutions which meets scope and stakeholders expectations.

Ability to work Independently, perform RCA and provide short and long term solution to minimize failures and platform downtimes

Develop technical and architectural understanding of existing and help in evolving overall IT landscape from platforms perspective

Adhere to established operations process and meet agreed service levels and maintain high service standards and delivery

Participate in internal and external security audits and ensure environments license complaint

Produce high quality documentation of projects, enhancements, issues, and processes as they evolve and improve IT platform administration services

Proactively drive continuous improvement and innovation to bring efficiencies of our Business applications and platforms, maintain high service level standards.

Perform routine maintenance to ensure production environment runs smoothly

Collaborate, build and maintain effective relationships through effective and timely communication within and across various geophagies, cultures, cross-functional teams and various stakeholders

Promote deployments from lower to higher environments on pre-define schedule as per the established agreements and processes

Support environment refresh activities and tasks

Develop solutions for continuously monitoring and alerting around uptime and performance.

Monitor metrics and identify ways to improve

Willingness and ability to cross train self and pick up diverse technologies

Evangelize the usage of automation tools / processes

React quickly to feedback to continuously improve the processes.

Participate project design / plan meeting to communicate operational requirements and development forecasts.

Providing Training / support to identified backup team members to build resiliency in the team

Analyze the current technological market trends, make recommendations, demonstrate Its value through research and proof of concepts.

Suggest performance improvements and alternative viable solutions by performing gap analysis

Demonstrate customer first’ mindset to ensure delivery of quality service to stakeholders

Provide off hours and on call support to support 24X7 IT operations

Qualifications

Strong conceptual understanding of various Azure platform and services in terms of architecture implementation, administration, security and management along with strong experience in SQLServer database, on-prem or cloud platforms

Experience in Azure Data Factory and Azure Data Bricks in Azure Cloud Datawarehouse (Synapse) environment

Solid experience in Powershell scripting and good knowledge of developing reports and packages with SSRS and SSIS.

Extensive experience in cloud administration using technologies such as Azure VM, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data warehouse, Azure ADF / Synapse, Data lake / Storage accounts etc.

Good knowledge in cloud Networks and Subnet on Azure, Security / Firewalls configurations

Strong in Relational DB Server concepts, experience in several implementation projects and handling multiple databases in Azure (SQL Server, MySQL), Synapse and Dedicated SQL Pools

Experience in Setting up and Managing Various database backup services in Azure for Refreshes and DR systems Configuring and setup effective monitoring using Azure Monitor, Alerts, insights and Log analytics etc.

Solid experience in Azure Devops, CI / CD, ARM template deployments or any alternative tools such as github / TFS / Jenkins etc.

in code and services deployment methodologies.

Good understanding design / setting up build, release pipelines integrated via the visual studio etc. using scripting languages like YAML, Json etc.

Ability in automation of routine tasks via PowerShell, Azure CLI and Batch scripts in Azure and SQL Server environments.

Preferred Qualifications-Azure and Microsoft Certifications

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures.

Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work.

We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture.

Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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