Technical Project Lead – Azure


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Job Title: Technical Project Lead – Azure

Location: Open to 100% remote (Houston onsite preferred)

Pay Rate: $90/hour on W2

Contract Duration: 12 months

This is a Contract Opportunity with our client that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO C2C eligibility for this position.


Cyber Resiliency: define and create deployment patterns, leveraging Ansible and a 3rd party tool (Rubrik), to enable automated backups of critical data, across a small subset of database types. In future iterations, the intention is to expand the solution to include aspects such as: risk-based data backup and retention policies, monitoring and enforcement, recovery automation, additional database types, and eventually native Azure services.

Required skills:

  • 8+ years’ experience, including experience in a Lead role.
  • Azure development.
  • Azure Services.
  • Ansible implementation, infrastructure, and backups.
  • Agile.

Client would like to take a feature-based approach to accelerate time-to-value, by focusing on vertical slices of delivery, while reducing risk of resource waste from building a more comprehensive solution out of the gate.

This first phase will focus on the following scope and activities:

  • Design & implement immutable data backup Ansible roles for Rubrik data protection automation.
  • Expose critical data backup and retention variables to App Owners (supported Rubrik variables).
  • Validate processes through MVP (minimal viable product) candidates.
  • Utilize existing MVP candidates and app protection data from App Owners.
  • Knowledge transfer to the teams that will roll the solution out to Tier 1 apps (and beyond).



Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is an international, woman-owned, over $300 million IT and business services corporation based in Detroit. S3 provides staff augmentation, direct hire recruiting, workforce programs, and outsourced solutions with global industry expertise in energy/utility, healthcare services, insurance, communications, and financial services. It has over 3,600 direct consultants in 49 out of 50 states in the U.S. and 15 countries including Europe and the Americas.

  • With a composite average annual growth rate of 19%, S3 is fiscally sound and debt free.
  • S3 has had $3.3 Billion in sales since its inception with $1.2 billion of those sales occurring in the last 5 years.
  • S3 is ranked as the sixth largest diversity staffing firm in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) and 16th among the largest IT staffing firm in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Report.
  • It is the only company that is a certified Charter Partner to SIA.
  • With 59% of its 3,600 team members claiming veteran, military spouse, or military dependent status, S3 has been designated as a Military Friendly and Military Spouse Friendly employer since 2014.
  • S3 is a certified women-owned business enterprise (WBE) and an active member of WBENC.
  • S3 is ranked among the top 25 woman-owned businesses in the nation by Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine.
  • S3 has given more than $2 million through sponsorships and donations every year since 2011.

Strategic Staffing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID: JOB-225660
Publish Date: 03 May 2023

Tagged as: Technical Project Lead - Azure