Remote Azure Developer Jobs

Remote Azure developer jobs with top U.S. companies

At Turing, we are looking for talented Azure developers to work with top Silicon Valley companies. If you have the desired skills, here's your chance to boost your career by working with highly experienced industry professionals and rise quickly through the ranks.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Develop cloud-native applications on a range of platforms, including Linux, Microsoft
  • Work within the development life-cycle, including designing, construction, and coding
  • Use object-oriented programming languages and tools to give a range of solution
  • Collaborate with the product managers and development teams to raise issues, identify potential barriers and find solutions
  • Develop cloud-native applications on a range of platforms, including Linux, Microsoft
  • Work within the development life-cycle, including designing, construction, and coding
  • Use object-oriented programming languages and tools to give a range of solution
  • Collaborate with the product managers and development teams to raise issues, identify potential barriers and find solutions
  • Create software prototypes when needed to validate recommended solutions and ask for feedback from stakeholders
  • Effectively benchmark application code to alleviate performance and scalability concerns
  • Assist internal teams to troubleshoot problems that may occur from various component integrations

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in Cloud migration or modernization projects (rare exceptions made based on skill-level)
  • Experience with .NET framework and other technologies, including C#, Web API, and Microsoft Azure
  • Strong understanding of the cloud architecture
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in Cloud migration or modernization projects (rare exceptions made based on skill-level)
  • Experience with .NET framework and other technologies, including C#, Web API, and Microsoft Azure
  • Strong understanding of the cloud architecture
  • Extensive experience in object-oriented programming, data structures, dependency injection, and multi-threading
  • Proficiency in generating high-level, low-level design documentation using UML
  • Experience with REST API/ Web API creation, consumption, integration
  • Efficiency in working on unit test frameworks

Preferred skills

  • Azure certifications will be preferred
  • Knowledge of other cloud technologies, like AWS, Oracle, etc.
  • Knowledge of IoT solutions
  • Experience in Agile methodology
  • Azure certifications will be preferred
  • Knowledge of other cloud technologies, like AWS, Oracle, etc.
  • Knowledge of IoT solutions
  • Experience in Agile methodology

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How to become an Azure developer in 2021?

Azure is a cloud computing platform that enables you to access and manage cloud services and other resources provided by Microsoft. These resources and services include storing and transforming the data as per your requirements. Azure offers more than 200 services divided into 18 categories: networking, IoT, computing, storage, migration, analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, containers, developer tools, management tools, databases, security, DevOps, web services, and more. Azure developers work with the Azure platform to create and deploy apps and services. As an Azure developer, you’ll be responsible for designing, building, implementing, and supporting solutions ranging from technical infrastructure to apps. If you wish to become an Azure developer, you should have past development experience and familiarity with other Microsoft products such as Powershell, Office 365, and Dynamics 365, etc. You'll need to keep up with the newest technological and methodology breakthroughs, as well as understand how to transform them into real, dependable solutions that solve business challenges.

What is the scope of Azure development?

Azure is Microsoft’s fastest and largest growing business and most significant for companies whose business strategy is “Mobile First, Cloud First.” As per the strength of Microsoft in the industry, it is easy to conclude that Azure is expected to grow continuously in the most relevant areas of technology. Because most of the services and systems that can analyze and process that information run in the cloud, the next wave of technology will be about data. Because there will be many connected devices and sensors, the data will need to be stored, and the majority of it will be stored in the cloud. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, Business Intelligence services, Big Data structures are all provided by the platforms like Azure which are now considered as engines of the information age. The future of Azure is bright, and it is already more than just a cloud. It is now a critical infrastructure for the connected world and will be a major enabler of the next wave of technology, i.e., data and Artificial Intelligence.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an Azure developer?

To implement solutions, Azure developers collaborate with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients. Participating in all aspects of cloud development, from requirements, definition, and design to development, deployment, maintenance, and performance tuning and monitoring, is part of this role.

It is recommended that you upskill yourself in the direction where the market shows high employment potential for the skill sets required. So is the demand for Azure developers today. In a few years, the majority of the businesses will move their workload to the cloud, making it a significant career option to consider. The job includes various responsibilities like developing, deploying the application on Azure, maintaining and testing applications. The developer contributes to all the development phases and works alongside cloud architects, cloud administrators, and clients. The primary roles and responsibilities of an Azure developer includes –

  • Work with Microsoft products like PowerShell, Office 365, etc., as these apps are integrated with Azure.
  • Should be involved in app development with familiarity in languages like SQL, JavaScript, and HTML.
  • Create scripts that will automate the deployment of resource stacks and related customizations.
  • To address the firm's technological and resiliency needs using native Azure services.
  • Drive Azure monitoring approach, identity and access management, and configuration management
  • Lead the network connectivity to the Azure design process.

How to become an Azure developer?

If you want to become an Azure developer, specific skills and areas of knowledge are to be locked down. There are three important fundamental skills for a great start that serve as a strong launching point and a good foundation. First, as you will be working with a Microsoft product, you should possess knowledge of MS products like Office 365 and PowerShell. Second, you need to have some experience in languages like SQL server, JavaScript, and HTML5. Third, familiarity with cloud computing is a must, and if not with Azure, then an experience with Google Cloud or AWS will also help. Various Azure developer certifications help you get an Azure developer job faster. The certification distinguishes your profile from the crowd and shows that you have the necessary skills and potential to excel in the field. Microsoft also provides certifications for those who want to be an Azure developer. Many companies offer in-house upskilling programs so that the developers can stay updated with the latest trends and emerging technologies. If the companies don’t provide such in-house training, you can always go for certifications. These certifications test your ability for Azure cloud model development, Azure storage development, creating and implementing security features for cloud solutions, building cloud integration solutions, Azure IaaS and PaaS development, development of cognitive services, IoT services, and Azure bot. Let’s take a look at the skills you will need to master to be successful at your Azure developer job –

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Skills required to become a Azure developer

When developing applications for the cloud, you need various skills and a different mindset than when developing applications for on-premises environments. This is because the cloud provides resiliency, global scalability, and features and services not available on-premises. To remain intact in this new world, you need to level up your existing skills and acquire the latest ones. Below mentioned are some of the essential skills you need while developing an application on Microsoft Azure.

  1. 1. Scaling application

    With the cloud, it is much easier to scale your application in, out, up, and down. You can quickly move to a more powerful server and increase the number of application instances and vice versa. That depends on the Azure developer; they need to ensure that when a new instance for an app is created, it keeps running. Azure can help with challenges like scaling globally. It has a service called Azure Traffic Manager that directs the users to the most performing application instance based on their location.

  2. 2. Scaling data

    When you scale applications, you also need to scale your data. This is difficult than scaling application as you also need to think about –

    • Where is it allowed for the data to be stored?
    • How can you maximize performance and minimize latency and get the data close to the users?
    • How will you deal with transactional consistency? These are some complex challenges, and the solution depends on your situation, like who the users are, where they are situated, the company rules and regulations, what type of data you store, etc. Azure provides help with Azure Cosmos DB service, enabling you to replicate data to other regions and select the level of consistency you need.
  3. 3. Monitoring pipeline

    In the cloud, many different services are running your system. The distributed and loosely connected nature of the cloud makes it difficult to get an overview of what is running and get an understanding of your system. You have to create a pipeline to monitor the services and, if needed, diagnose them. You can use the Azure Monitor service to get an overview of how things are doing. It is up to the Azure developer to implement them on all the applications that need to be monitored.

  4. 4. Script your environments

    It is crucial to script your environments in the cloud so that you can have their infrastructure as code. The benefit of having a script that can create and update the complete infrastructure is that you can break down everything and build it back again quickly when needed. This enables you to pay only for the infrastructure when you are using it. You can use the Azure Resource Manager templates to create code from infrastructure and deploy it using tools like Visual Studio Team Services or Azure Automation.

  5. 5. Resiliency

    The cloud is built for resiliency, and you need to make sure that the application keeps running even when the server dies. To provide this resiliency, the cloud uses some mechanisms that you need to consider in your applications.

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How to get remote Azure developer jobs?

There are specific reasons why you should become an Azure developer. It offers promising services and features that enhance its popularity. Before you start preparing for Azure, you need to find out the essential skills and areas of knowledge you need to be familiar with. The Microsoft certified Azure developer associate certification is the best option to get a successful Azure developer job. This certificate provides tangible proof of your knowledge and expertise in Azure development skills. Employers prefer certified professionals over candidates with undefined experience on cloud platforms.

Turing offers the best remote Azure developer jobs that fit your career in the best way possible. You will get to work with business problems and technical challenges, and hence you will be able to grow your career rapidly with the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote Azure developer jobs with accelerated career growth and enhanced compensation.

Why become an Azure developer at Turing?

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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

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Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

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Exclusive developer community

Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

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Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

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Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Azure developers?

At Turing, every Azure developer is allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations depend on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we get from our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does an Azure developer do?
The role of Azure developers is to develop Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions along with Azure Bot, IoT solutions and Cognitive Services. They also monitor, resolve and optimize the complete relative solutions.
How do I start a career in Azure DevOps?
By gaining a solid idea about designing, building, maintaining, and testing various cloud services & apps on Azure, you can step into Azure development. But the real career starts when you land a challenging and rewarding job in Azure development. To apply for such jobs, visit Turing.com
What is Turing?
We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.
Is Azure a good career?
Absolutely, yes. Azure or Microsoft Azure developers are in huge demand in the market. The trained and certified Azure Practitioners are earning fat salaries. If you want to work as a remote Azure developer, visit Turing.com. You can get a chance to work with promising startups and tech giants in Silicon Valley from the comfort of your home.
Is Azure certification in demand?
Yes. Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular skills in the market currently. Almost all tech companies have a high demand for Azure practitioners. If you are an Azure developer looking for a high paying remote job in the USA, visit Turing.com.
What kind of developers does Turing hire?
We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.
Does Azure require coding?
Azure itself doesn’t require any coding. Although if you wish to deploy an application to Azure, you may need to write some codes or a deployment script.
Can I get a job with Azure certification?
Yes. With an Azure certification, you are eligible to apply for several different roles in the technology field and tech companies. To land a rewarding job in USA, visit Turing.com. Sign in, upload your resume and appear for tests. Once passed, you will join a network of the world's best developers & get a full-time, long-term remote job with great compensation.
How is Turing different from other remote based job providers?
It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.
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In a nutshell, Turing aims to make the world flat for opportunity. Turing is the brainchild of serial A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan and Vijay, whose previous successfully-acquired AI firm was powered by exceptional remote talent. Also part of Turing’s band of innovators are high-profile investors, such as Facebook's first CTO (Adam D'Angelo), executives from Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Foundation Capital.

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