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Cloud Engineer

JOB FUNCTION: Information Technology
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Princeton, NJ
COMPENSATION: $130k - $145k
POSTED: Jun 14, 2024

Our client is a well-known university looking to add a Cloud Engineer to their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$130k – $145k

Position Overview:

The Cloud Engineer will develop, deploy, and operate cloud identity security services in support of the mission of the university. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Identity and Access Management, the Engineer will help evaluate, implement, and configure cloud-based solutions for identity security services including account lifecycle management, authentication and authorization, conditional access, zero-trust enforcement, identity governance, and access management.  You should be able to discuss the following: Tell me about your experience working with the cloud. How many CI/CD pipelines have you built to meet a requirement? What monitoring tools have you used for cloud-based services?

Responsibilities of the Cloud Engineer:

  • The Cloud Engineer will serve as a primary subject matter expert for Microsoft Azure AD/Entra ID and one or more of the following technologies: Single Sign-On/Identity Federation services including saml2, Open ID Connect, OAuth, social login, and others. Conditional Access Policy configuration and management. Attribute-Base Access Control using groups. DevOps pipelines, Infrastructure-as-Code, secrets management, configuration management tools, container orchestration, and related technologies. Scripting and automation. Monitoring and alerting.
  • Lead and sustain cultural change for agile DevSecOps practices including automated security testing, auditing, monitoring, attribute- and role-based access control, secrets management, and security by design.

Qualifications for the Cloud Engineer:

  • 5 years of application, systems, or service development and operations experience, with at least 3 years of cloud experience developing and deploying infrastructure as code, container orchestration, and/or CI/CD pipelines.
  • Preference given to MS Azure AD/Entra ID experience.
  • Solid understanding of security best practices and related concepts such as the CIA triad, defense-in-depth, least privilege, etc.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent related work experience.


  • Client-provided benefits available, upon eligibility.
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Position ID: 144348