Cloud Technical Engineer – Azure – Brighton

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Cloud Technical Engineer – Azure – Brighton + Home Based

Role

My government regulatory client in Brighton are looking for a Cloud Technical Engineer to provide hands-on technical support for assessing, architecting and supporting the IAAS platform in an MS Azure tenant along with other hosted infrastructure platforms.

The primary focus of the role is to operate as an Azure Cloud Engineer by taking ownership of all Cloud specific support activities and providing 3rd line support to the infrastructure, development and management teams. The successful candidates will be a determined and self-motivated individual who can work under pressure amongst other technically minded colleagues.

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.
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

configure application-aware infrastructure to automatically handle application requirements, security, and disaster-preparedness functions such as back-ups and data recovery.
Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential:

Microsoft Azure Certification (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent)
Demonstrable experience designing and supporting Azure environments, including IaaS and PaaS
Hands on experience using the Azure administration portal
Demonstrable experience deploying enterprise workloads to Azure
Knowledge of at least one other cloud hosting solution in addition to Azure (e.g. Google, AWS, Helion Cloud, SoftLayer).
Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languagesDesirable:

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
Experience in the use of MS DevOps and Terraform.
Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning
Experience with Agile & Waterfall.
Ability to work autonomously, to tight deadlines on a number of projects in parallel.Benefits

Pension up to 25%
discretionary bonus arrangements
access to performance related pay progression
25 days annual leave provision
flexible working arrangements
development opportunities
enhanced parental leave arrangements
a free employee assistance programme
an excellent office location in Brighton.

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