Azure Engineer

Azure Engineer 
Location: Chicago, IL (office located in North Loop w/ flexibility to work remotely on occasion)

Wake up each day knowing that you are a part of something special. Something real. Something bold. What you do can make a difference. The organization we represent is an industry-leading transportation and logistics service provider that believes in doing the right thing every time. Every hour. Every minute. Every second. Are you looking for a place where you will have a role in shaping an industry? Are you Tenacious, True, Tribal, and Smart? Then it’s time for you to apply to join the pack.
 
The organization we represent was founded in 2006, built with passion and dedication to create a phenomenal company culture. We are a company that has heart and soul, and a drive for success. As a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, they are dedicated to helping their customers move their products and manage their supply chains efficiently, and take care of their carriers to keep them moving so they can grow their businesses too. They are fanatical in their goal to provide unparalleled service excellence to each and every customer and carrier they work with. In addition to its recognition as one of the fastest-growing 3PLs in the industry, this organization continues to change the industry expectation by executing with unprecedented service and unmatched innovation.
 
Pinnacle Peak Partners and the organizations we represent are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Job Description
The Azure Engineer will work closely with all areas of IT to architect, build and design enterprise applications within Microsoft Azure and our data centers. The engineer needs to have the aptitude to lead the requirements gathering, analysis, design, and implementation of solutions in public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) as it relates to our application goals and direction. Working in a collaborative team environment, recommend technologies or improvements to enhance systems that support organizational goals.
 
Daily Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with all groups within IT to implement cloud and/or hybrid systems that support the business goals
  • Participate in architecture and design session related to cloud strategy
  • Create and update technical documentation
  • Expertise aligning business objectives with technical solutions for stakeholder requests
  • Assist the PMO in driving the successful completion of IT Projects

Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience
  • Must have minimum 7 years’ technical experience in design, system installations, administration, and or support of critical business systems 
  • Experience building and supporting mission critical infrastructure for critical applications, running in a highly-distributed manner
  • Strong Active Directory and Group Policy Experience
  • Excellent and proven communication skills
  • Advanced working knowledge and experience of Windows Server Systems, VMWARE, O365, and ERP Solutions
  • Advanced working knowledge of Cisco Routing and Switching, F5 Load Balancers, Firewalls, and various other networking systems
  • Extremely motivated with a strong desire to deliver exceptional results in an exciting and rising company
  • Candidate should be accustomed with the concepts of “Ownership”, “Duty to Communicate” and “Accountability”
  • Candidate is expected to have a solid moral compass, a high level of ownership and desire to work in a high tempo work environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills to drive to root cause
  • The ability to see the “big picture” and scope requirements to the organization’s direction
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • Must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident

Benefits
  • Onsite training & ongoing career development
  • Competitive base salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Great perks like onsite haircuts, massages, and intramural sports
  • Significant advancement opportunities for outstanding performers
  • Casual dress and company lunch
  • You get to work with awesome people

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