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Site Reliability Engineer

REQ ID:  5387

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


Position Summary:

The NBA is seeking an experienced Azure cloud architect/engineer with a background in cloud security/infrastructure technologies to support an emerging global infrastructure in Azure that provides statistics, video, photos, social media content, and so much more to customers, partners, and fans across 215+ countries! This role will be a key part of designing and implementing scalable, fault-tolerant, and reliable Azure infrastructure applications while abiding by best cybersecurity best practices. This position will collaborate with NBA's CyberSecurity team to implement and maintain Azure security-centric policies and solutions.


Major Responsibility:

  • Responsible for the availability, integrity, recoverability, performance and general application support of Windows and cloud-based systems used throughout the organization.
  • Collaborating with NBA CyberSecurity team in identifying, prioritizing, and implementing security-related requirements and solutions that abide to best cloud operations best practices
  • Implement and maintain security-centric tools such as: Azure Security Center, Sentinel, Event Hubs
  • Manage a growing Microsoft Azure Cloud and AWS footprint, including virtual machine instances, Azure functions, and Blob storage accounts, IAM users, permissions, & roles etc.
  • Ability to train other members of the team


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, in technical and non-technical topics.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization.
  • Strong understanding of Cloud Security
  • Expertise in Azure Infrastructure operations security tools inclusive of: Security and Audit dashboard, Azure Resource Manager Templates, Azure Monitor, Azure Monitor Logs, Azure Security Center, Azure Application Gateway, RBAC for storage accounts, Shared Access Signatures, Storage Service Encryption, VPN Gateway, Azure Key Vault, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Active Directory
  • Expertise in Infrastructure and data security
  • Microsoft Azure and some Amazon Web Services experience including Compute (virtual machines, serverless computing functions, auto-scaling, API gateways, etc.) Storage (Blob, Azure File Share, AWS S3, EBS, Storage Accounts etc.) Networking/Content Delivery (Express route, VPC, ELB, API Gateway, etc.) Identity Access Management (IAM policies and roles etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of designing and building cloud network infrastructure (Azure, AWS) inclusive of Azure firewall, Azure Network Security Groups (NSG), Express Route, AWS VPC, and AWS security groups.
  • Hands-on experience in implementing and maintaining hybrid cloud architecture
  • Expertise in Identity and access management Application development experience in Azure functions Experience in penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools


Experience Needed:

  • 5+ years as a Cloud Engineer/Architect Prior experience with cloud modernization effort is desired
  • 5+ years in Infrastructure Operations



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Services, or a related technical discipline preferred.
  • Relevant industry certifications preferred (Microsoft Azure 10x, 30x and 500 certifications, AWS SysOps Administrator)


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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