Position Details


Azure Cloud Network Architect
Direct Hire
Salary is DOE, target is ~130-150k and 5% bonus
Remote / Work from Home

• Strong Systems / Networking / Cloud / DevOps experience
• Extensive knowledge of:
o Cloud networking technologies, particularly in Azure
o Internal operating system technology, Azure cloud and computer operations
o Network communications theory
o Architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities
o Windows servers and multi-platform client network management
o Cloud network resources, solutions, network architecture, industry best practices, and standard ports and protocols
o Client-server technologies
• Specific experience or skills around Azure tools such as CLI, Web Application Firewalls, access controls limit techniques
• Experience deploying and managing cloud solutions such as VNETS, VWAN, segmentation, containerization, firewalls, WAF, and other cloud technology solutions
• Experience with Office365
• Experience troubleshooting and isolating network and access failures
• Experience using performance monitoring solutions and interpreting results

• AZ-303/304 Certification
• BSCS, BSIT, or similar
Soft Skills:
• Effective oral and written communication
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

• Design, configure, analyze, maintain, and support network and related operating systems; install upgrades and maintain network operating systems within the Azure cloud environment
• Provide support for cloud LAN and WAN and related applications, software and utilities, working with the bank’s technical support resource partner as appropriate to ensure network uptime and availability
• Design networking controls, configure, install, and test various cloud hosted solutions
• Recommend, deploy, and manage cloud solutions such as VNETS, VWAN, segmentation, containerization, firewalls, WAF, and other cloud technology solutions. Provide training and technical support of junior level technical staff
• Provide specialized technical assistance in the planning and development of new projects and systems; conduct research of new technologies and implementation strategies; recommend and implement improvements; research and plan for new system implementations
• Create and review architecture and solution design artifacts including audit evidence
• Provide technical user support to Silvergate Bank staff as assigned
• Maintain documentation of cloud systems and network resources
• Interact with all levels of management and staff. May also interact with outside vendors and technical experts as directed
• Provide insight and direction on roles and responsibilities required for solution operations
• Identify, communicate, and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full lifecycle
• Maintain current knowledge of all federal and state laws and regulations, along with the Bank’s policies and procedures
• Not to harm consumers with any act that could be misleading, unfair, deceptive, or abusive in act or practice

We have served entrepreneurs in unique and niche industries for over 20 years. We leverage our technology platform and expertise to develop solutions for fintech and digital currency companies and investors around the world. Recognizing digital currency’s potential during the sector’s infancy, we have embraced pioneers and built flourishing relationships with those who were underserved by traditional banks. We are a California chartered, Federal Reserve member bank, the leading provider of innovative financial infrastructure solutions and services for the growing digital currency industry, and a lender to growth-oriented businesses, entrepreneurs, and investors. Embracing change and recognizing opportunity are in our company DNA.

• Matched 401k
• Bonus
• Medical, dental and vision
• Flexible spending accounts
• Additional Supplemental Health Coverages through Aflac
• Vacation and Holidays
• Life, AD&D, and LTD Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• LegalShield
• Identity Theft Protection
• Pet Insurance

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