Senior Azure Engineer

Boston | Norwalk | Portland | Remote | Rochester

As the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions delivered by managed service providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto offers Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of MSP partners. These partners provide Datto solutions to over one million businesses across the globe. Since its founding in 2007, Datto continues to win awards each year for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has global offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore. Learn more at



Datto is seeking a senior Azure engineer for our Infrastructure Engineering team to be a subject matter expert at the organization. This person is a technical leader who will provide both hands-on execution and larger technical guidance for teams across the company. 

Datto’s BCDR products are appliances that take block-level backups of physical, virtual and public cloud based Windows machines. Our customers can then restore these backups in a variety of formats including local or remotely hosted virtual machines, iSCSI targets, Samba shares, or use them to provision replacement physical hardware.

You will be providing Azure expertise as we enhance and optimize our BCDR solution to run in Azure and protect Azure based virtual machines. You will be responsible for supporting the software engineering teams as they build out this new product by providing hands-on expertise, setting best practices, and sharing knowledge across the organization. To fulfill this role, establishing and maintaining relationships between Infrastructure Engineering and other departments is a must, including Software Engineering and Information Security.

A Look Inside The Job:

  • Work alongside a best-in-class team to design and develop cloud strategies, providing expertise, best practices, and research
  • Gather technical requirements and analyze findings to provide appropriate cloud solution recommendations and design adoption strategies
  • Learn and champion new tools and techniques to increase performance, automation, and scalability
  • Design and oversee the implementation of organization-wide Azure policies and procedures
  • Research, analyze, recommend, and select technical approaches for solving development and integration problems
  • Understand business goals and drives and translate those into appropriate technical solutions
  • Create documentation and run training sessions

About You:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in Azure
  • Experience with automated provisioning, orchestration, and deployment of resources in Azure (Terraform, Pulumi, Ansible)
  • Experience with the Azure CLI and ARM templates
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (VLANs, TCP/IP, ACLs)
  • Understanding of infrastructure (firewalls, virtualization, storage, monitoring, high availability)
  • Shell scripting (Bash, Powershell)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Intrinsically motivated and able to take ownership

Optional Bonus Experience:

  • Experience with AWS or Google Cloud
  • Experience with Linux
  • Azure Certifications

Note: We are looking only for candidates willing to join us directly as W2 employees (No 3rd party candidates)


At Datto, we believe our employees are our greatest asset and offer all full-time employees a wide-ranging benefits package, including:

  • Comprehensive health-care benefits
  • Free lunch every Friday
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Charity match program
  • Education reimbursement
  • And more!

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Senior Azure Engineer

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