Job Description :
Senior Azure Developer / Trainer :

Mentor Development Teams on the following topics, as appropriate (50%):

These topics were selected from the following Microsoft courses:  MSL-20532, MSL-20533, and MSL-20487

·         Compare services available in the Azure platform.  Overview of IAAS, PAAS, and SAAS offerings available in Azure.

·         Have a good understanding of Office 365 and Sharepoint online, and how they can be leveraged by developers.

·         Overview of the Azure Portal and resources.

·         Understand Development tools.  Describe locally installed versions of Visual Studio on Windows 10 and Visual Studio Online. 

·         Be able to inform and educate developers about Microsoft Graph.  Explain its function as the single endpoint for all Office 365 and SharePoint Online services, including:  Azure AD, Office 365, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Outlook.com, OneDrive for Business, OneNote, Excel Services Online, etc.

·         Understand how to configure and deploy ASP.NET web applications.

·         Understand how to Create Azure Websites from the gallery.

·         Understand how to deploy and monitor Azure Websites.

·         Describe the relationship between Cloud Services and Virtual Machines.

·         Understand how to Deploy existing Cloud Service packages.

·         Overview of Azure storage options, and database options:  Create and manage a Storage account; Manage blobs and containers in a Storage account; Create, configure and connect to SQL Databases instances; Create and manage data connections to on-premise data sources; Identify the implications of importing a SQL Standalone database.

·         Understand how to manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance.

·         Understand integration of on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD.

·         Understand Azure virtual networking options for connectivity to on-premise resources.



Mentor Agile Development teams in creating high value “prototype” Azure applications as proof-of-concept examples for rapid future development (50%):

·         Create responsive web applications for a new Human Services citizen self-service portal.  Create similar web applications for employee self-service, and business partner collaboration.

·         Convert a backlog of legacy Adobe LiveCycle applications to modern responsive design web applications.

Specific skills/experience required:

Good working understanding of on-premise Microsoft Infrastructure technologies

·         Good general understanding of Azure Services and Azure portal.

·         Good general understanding of Office 365 and Sharepoint Online. 

·         Good understanding of Windows Server Fundamentals, preferably Server 2012.

·         Good understanding of virtualization technologies such as virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual storage.

·         Good understanding of Active Directory fundamentals

·         Good understanding of Microsoft SQL Server fundamentals, SQL queries, and database schemas.

·         Good understanding of networking and DNS fundamentals

·         Good understanding of working in a hybrid on premise/Azure cloud environment.



Project deliverables:

·         Assist development teams in completing several Azure-based web applications.  Integrate appropriate training into the team’s Scrums and backlogs as needed.  Examples include:

·         Convert several legacy PDF based online forms to modern responsive design web apps.

·         Convert several legacy on premise .Net apps to Azure cloud apps.