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Azure DevOps PM
Ref No.: 20-00138
Location: Chicago, Illinois
AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions company, has been providing excellence in product development, application design, and cybersecurity solutions, since 1998. We are a diverse blend of engineers, developers, and cybersecurity professionals, providing cutting-edge solutions to real-world issues and solving problems for clients.
AboutWeb is a subsidiary of Penacity, LLC.

We are currently looking for an Azure DevOps PM for our Commercial client in the downtown Chicago area for a short term contract.

Ideal Candidate Profile

• Experience with analytics and reporting system in Azure
• Can manage project in Agile methodology
• The usual Sr PM skills (excellent soft skills, strong team leadership, comfortable and effective reporting upwards, drives for solutions and delivery).

Responsibilities:

• Becoming a subject matter expert (SME) of multiple agile software development lines and the associated platform.
• Help application product teams bring their latest ideas to the field faster and provide the fault-tolerant and highly-scalable core of our customers platform as a service for internal users
• Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
• Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
• Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.

Required Skills/Experience:

• 6+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent.
• 5+ year of experience in software management, engineering, or design
• Well versed in building product-quality software on Azure including experience in designing for high availability, building multi-region and multi-set architectures using virtual networks, availability sets and affinity groups.
• Familiar with various application stacks such as .NET, C#, Powershell etc in a Visual Studio TFS/VSO environment.
• Configuration and deployment experience in two or more of the following:
  • Azure PaaS technologies
  • Azure apps technologies such as AzureSQL, Azure Tables, Cache, SQL Server DW, Azure AD etc.
  • Azure IaaS Technologies such as VMs, Virtual networks, Express Routes, Standard/Premium storage etc.
  • Deployed applications with Web UI frontends
  • Deployed application with RESTful/SOAP services interfaces
• Expert level knowledge regarding MS Azure IaaS services (i.e. Compute, networking, databases, storage, backup and archive, DR, security, monitoring, etc.)
• Strong expertise in MS Azure Security & Identity services (i.e. Azure Active Directory, Domain Services, Azure Security Center, Azure Governance,)
• Firm grasp on cloud security, leveraging Windows operating systems, Active Directory, Federated AD, AD integration
• Azure Powershell deployments, experience with Powershell, DevOps CI/CD Pipelines
• Familiarity with Office 365 and Sharepoint service offerings.
• Experience as a hands-on technical practitioner/specialist in client facing roles in large enterprises and demonstrated client facing consulting skills, including building strong client relationships.
• Excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills.
• Strong team skills including the ability to lead distributed teams and play the liaison.
• Azure certification in any of the following – Solutions Architect, Infrastructure Architect or Systems Ops.

If you are interested in applying for this job, or if you know someone who is (we offer referral bonuses), please get in touch with us at careers@aboutweb.com.

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