Azure Cloud Engineer

  • Brighton
  • Permanent
  • £50-62k

Due to undergoing a Cloud transformation, my client are looking for an Azure Cloud Engineer who has experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) to join their organisation at this exciting time with a primary focus on taking ownership of all Cloud specific support activities and providing technical knowledge to the projects, development and management teams.

Person Specification:

  • Proactive and flexible.
  • Ability to prioritise and use initiative.
  • Negotiating skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • develop and produce MS Azure based architectural documentation, including providing best practice design recommendations for migration of applications from on premise to the Azure Cloud.
  • provide hands-on technical support for assessing, architecting and supporting the IaaS platform in a Microsoft Azure tenant along with other hosted infrastructure platforms.
  • design a highly available and scalable cloud infrastructure tuned to project and business requirements.  Designs should focus on secure configuration, utilising single sign on and multi-factor authentication with adherence to the NCSC and ISO27001 standards.
  • install, configure, automate, and monitor various cloud services, Infrastructure as a Service and Platform (IaaS, PaaS).
  • set up & troubleshoot Azure builds, including but not limited to ARM, ASR, SQL, Containers & Azure AD.
  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) for the implementation and deployment for cloud technologies

Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience designing and supporting Azure environments, including IaaS and PaaS
  • Supporting Azure platform components and associated troubleshooting
  • Demonstrable experience deploying enterprise workloads to Azure
  • Experience with infrastructure as code, primarily Terraform and ARM Templates
  • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages

Desirable:

  • Microsoft Azure Certification (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent)
  • Experience designing and supporting enterprise core services as well as cloud deployments of these services
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Enterprise software products and services
  • Extensive experience with Azure licensing, subscription and cost models
  • Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning
  • Experience with Agile & Waterfall.
  • Ability to work autonomously, to tight deadlines on a number of projects in parallel. Knowledge of at least one other cloud hosting solution in addition to Azure (e.g. Google, AWS, Helion Cloud, SoftLayer).