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Cloud Systems Engineer

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posted: 06/04/2024 Industry: IT Pay Rate: $80,000-$115,000 DOE

Job Description

Role Overview
As a Cloud Systems Engineer, you’ll be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud-based solutions within the firm’s ecosystem. Your expertise will span across various services, including Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Entra ID, Azure Purview & Compliance, the entire suite of Microsoft Defender products, among others.


1. Azure Infrastructure and Services

• Deploy, configure, and manage Azure resources, including virtual machines, storage, networking, backup/recovery services, Azure Monitor & Security Center, and Entra ID (formerly Azure AD)
• Optimize Azure workloads for performance, scalability, and cost efficiency

2. Microsoft Intune
• Manage device enrollment, compliance policies, and conditional access using Microsoft Intune & Microsoft Entra ID
• Oversee application and OS patch management for endpoints
• Create and maintain security policies within the MDM system

3. Azure Purview/Compliance Integration
• Leverage Azure Purview for data classification and governance
• Understand use case scenarios for integrating Purview with other services
• Prioritize recommendations and alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud, based on Purview data

4. Microsoft Defender Suite
• Work with Microsoft Defender for Cloud (formerly Azure Security Center) to secure cloud resources
• Familiarity with Microsoft Defender for Identity (formerly Azure Advanced Threat Protection)
• Knowledge of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (formerly Microsoft Defender ATP) for endpoint protection
• Understand how Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (formerly Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection) enhances email security

5. Security Best Practices
• Implement security measures, including identity and access management (Entra ID), network security groups, and encryption
• Ensure compliance with industry standards (e.g., GLBA, FTC Safeguards Rule)

6. Documentation and Collaboration
• Maintain detailed documentation of Azure environments, configurations, and processes
• Collaborate with other teams or team members to design secure solutions

7. Other•
Proficient in PowerShell to automate tasks in Azure/Intune/etc.
• Oversee traditional physical firewalls, network switches, VLANs, administration of various accounting software and other cloud-based software (SaaS)

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
• 2+ years’ experience working within the Microsoft cloud ecosystem
• Strong scripting skills (PowerShell)
• Excellent problem-solving and communication abilities

Additional Information

Compensation & Benefits
• Competitive pay, commensurate with experience
• 100% employer-paid health insurance
• Discounted optional dental and vision insurance
• Competitive personal and sick leave
• 401k Plan with employer profit sharing and life insurance
• Opportunity for hybrid work schedule after initial trial period
• On-going opportunities for professional and personal advancement
• Strong emphasis on work-life balance

Meet Your Recruiter

Kelly Webb Collum
Professional Recruiter

Meet Kelly Collum, our seasoned Professional Recruiter at Staffers since January 2000. However, she has been in the industry over 32 years alongside our President, Beth Henry. Kelly thrives on making a meaningful impact on people's lives. When not matching talent with opportunity, Kelly enjoys Spinning and has been a Reformer Pilates instructor for 27 years. In her downtime, she cherishes moments with her husband, adult children, and adorable first granddaughter. Kelly's favorite escapes? The beach and tropical islands, where relaxation meets adventure. At Staffers, Kelly finds immense reward in helping individuals secure a better future—it's truly life-changing! 

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