Microsoft Azure & Windows Infrastructure Lead

💲 $140,000 - $150,000
📍 Partially Remote
🏢 Reston, VA

Neovera

💼 IT Services | 🗓️ Founded in 2001
👥 11-50 Employees

Job Description

Hatch I.T. is partnering with a Neovera, to find a Microsoft Azure & Windows Infrastructure Lead. See details below:

About the Role:
Neovera is seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented individual to lead our Microsoft Azure & Windows infrastructure team. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire infrastructure landscape, architecting solutions, driving strategic initiatives, and ensuring optimal performance, security, and compliance. This role demands a blend of technical prowess, leadership acumen, and the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.

About the Company:
Neovera is a trusted provider of complex hosting solutions, leveraging over a decade of unmatched technical expertise in IT consulting and infrastructure managed services. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Neovera’s clients range from start-up and non-profit organizations, to global media, distance-learning, and financial institutions. Our goal is to assist clients in achieving superior return on their investment with the optimization and management of high-availability IT infrastructure solutions.

Benefits:
The overall well-being of our employees and their families is important, and Neovera provides many valuable benefits, programs and tools to help manage the various phases, developments, and priorities in your life which include:

  • Medical and dental insurance coverage
  • FSA- health and dependent care expenses
  • Telecommuting and work-life balance
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, floating holidays)
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Competitive base salary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of 4-6 infrastructure specialists, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment.
  • Plan and execute large-scale migrations of systems from private infrastructure to public cloud platforms (especially Azure)
  • Spearhead the design, implementation, and ongoing management of our Microsoft Azure and Windows infrastructure, ensuring alignment with business needs.
  • Possess extensive experience with Azure services, including VMs, networking, storage, security, and automation tools.
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy, and Windows Server administration.
  • Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot servers and services in our private vSphere infrastructure and in customer Microsoft Azure tenants.
  • Support applications that run on Windows Server operating systems
  • Define and implement infrastructure best practices, adhering to security and compliance regulations.
  • Proactively identify and address infrastructure challenges, developing and implementing solutions for optimal performance and scalability.
  • Stay current with the latest advancements in Microsoft Azure and Windows technologies, advocating for continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Work with monitoring tools; manage access and permissions; script and automate where possible.
  • Partner with other IT teams (e.g., network, security) to ensure seamless integration and collaboration.
  • Clearly communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Develop and manage project budgets and timelines, delivering projects on time and within budget.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in managing and supporting Microsoft Azure and Windows infrastructure environments.
  • Proven track record of leading and motivating a team in achieving organizational goals.
  • Strong understanding of Azure core services, including VMs, networking, storage, security, and automation tools.
  • In-depth expertise in Active Directory, Group Policy, and Windows Server administration.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, while also being a team player.
  • Passion for staying updated on the latest Microsoft technologies and trends.

Other desired knowledge, skills or attributes:

  • Azure certifications are a plus
  • Experience working with the Azure service stack (PaaS) a plus
  • Experience in working with or for a MSSP
  • Curiosity and strong desire to constantly learn
  • A self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
  • Strong ability to balance multiple priorities in a high demand environment

Point of Contact

Michael Sebastian

Account Manager
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Please reach out with any questions you have about Neovera and our open opportunities!

About Neovera

Neovera was founded in 2001 by a team of highly experienced IT architects, starting with the development of an advanced distributed infrastructure for one of the first and most successful international banking “Software as a Service” platforms; an environment which scaled to hundreds of Windows and Unix servers transacting billions of dollars globally with zero unscheduled downtime.

Based on that extraordinary achievement, Neovera has grown to support hundreds of diverse client systems across multiple Tier-4 datacenters.

Today, Neovera is the most experienced and technologically advanced IT consultant and vendor-agnostic hosting provider.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Neovera’s clients range from start-up and non-profit organizations, to global media, distance-learning, and financial institutions. Their goal is to assist clients in achieving superior return on their investment with the optimization and management of high-availability IT infrastructure solutions. Learn more about their solutions.