Experience with Azure Public Cloud support models - IaaS (mandatory) and PaaS ( good to have) Excellent troubleshooting problem solving skills Creation of relevant SOPs and KB articles to help operationalize std. tasks. Work with multiple internal and external teams to resolve problems quickly and accurately. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Availability for on-call emergency response. Technical skills on Azure PaaS broadly in the below areas Governance around Azure PaaS services Azure automation for stopping and running services Billing and usage management Azure EA management Change control configuration control, deployment workflow, etc. Monitoring Health check Add instrumentation in application for capturing logs using Azure APIs Analyze logs and re-configure services accordingly Continuous health check of network and Azure services Plan and implement failover strategies for network outages Exposure to Monitoring, Analytics Reporting toolsets. Application Insights or SCOM Stream Analytics Power BI for reporting or equivalent Backup Geo redundant backups for Azure Services Backup for Azure storage Disaster recovery Strategy for DR Setup the DR environment Monitoring Experience on Deployments Deployment through Azure Portal Automated deployment using Azure API Automated deployment using PowerShell Identity and Access Management exposure Active Directory Sync User Management Exposure to basic DevOps Automation Development Cycles Load Testing Dev Test Environments Release Management CI CD Strategies Workload Analysis Monitor and analyze increase or decrease of regular workloads Carry out periodic cross check of running workloads to ensure correct service configurations Configure scaling and other service parameters accordingly Usage of Azure suite of tools Azure management portal and EA portal Azure Security Center and Sendgrid for email solution on Azure.