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Sr. Azure Cloud Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60661 Posted November 22, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • The New at Home can accept risk for the entire population (Full Population Management) or can focus on serving the frail, elderly population (Home-Based Medical Care). An integrated model that delivers home-based care to meet the medical, behavioral, and social needs of the people we serve based on their objectives and preferences.

Ideal Background:

  • Healthcare background with Azure cloud migration from On-premises.

Team and Team size:

  • 5-8 team members
  • All Engineers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement fault-tolerant C# .Net application using highly availability patterns for scalability and stability in on-premises and Microsoft Azure.
  • Design and deploy Microsoft SQL PaaS solutions in Microsoft Azure
  • Monitor and maintain database storage, and database health, performance, sustainability and security
  • Monitor and maintain SQL server Mirroring, Log shipping, backups, ETL SSIS jobs, and encryption
  • Provide SQL Server administration in MS SQL Server 2016, 2017 and/or 2019
  • Plan and implement database backup strategies and perform recovery in case of disaster
  • Respond to database and user problems, and provide guidance to junior level DBA
  • Analyze SQL query plans, suggest and implement solutions to support developers in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Install, configure and upgrade database management systems and software including clustering environment
  • Refine and automate security lockdown processes using T-SQL and PowerShell DSC
  • Optimize Microsoft for ETL, Data visualization, and Business Intelligence data analysis

Skills/attributes Required

  • 5+ years of experience Designing, Testing, Developing and Deploying implementation plans and strategies for C# .Net applications.
  • 3+ years of experience understanding the features and capabilities of the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform (Security, Firewalls, Redis Cache, Key Vault, Service Bus, ASR, Networking, OMS, Blob Storage, Resource Groups, NSG, Application Insights, SQL Server, SQL DB, Load-Balancers)
  • 3+ years of experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • 3+ years of experience implementing CI/CD based application development methodology using tools like Jenkins/Terraform
  • Ability to troubleshoot and fix issues, and work well across functional teams

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Knowledge of web services, API and/or Kafka
  • Knowledge of healthcare systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, teamwork, and problem solving
  • Excellent attention to detail, and solid oral and written communication skills

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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