Azure Cloud Engineer

Posted 6 May by YourRecruit Group
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Senior Azure Cloud Engineer

London Aldgate, EC3A

This is a rare opening to work for the world’s largest privately owned insurance broker with revenues in excess of $1.7bn. Today with more than 7,500 Associates in over 90 offices worldwide, our client is a dynamic and innovative organisation that embraces its uncommonly independent status.

Our client is beginning their transformational journey that includes the transition to the Cloud. An experienced Azure Cloud Engineer is required to help deliver on this strategy, which has already begun with the migration to O365.

The Senior Azure Cloud Engineer will report to the UK Infrastructure Manager with a dotted reporting line to the International CIO. Offering a competitive salary range of £65,000 to £85,000 (DOE) + £5k car allowance, along with benefits that include Pension, Private healthcare, generous annual leave allowance, GP services, free mortgage advice, retail discounts and so much more.

Role overview for Senior Azure Cloud Engineer:

The role holder will take the lead on driving the transition to Cloud for International working with multiple regions and projects simultaneously. Supported by IT professionals across the organisation, transition in-scope infrastructure and services to the Cloud aligned to global targets, localised / regional timelines.

The successful applicant will:

  • Implement, manage and maintain the services used to provide critical systems to using Cloud based services
  • Support the development of the existing team as they up-skill to meet current and future demands and needs
  • Define robust operating procedures for day to day team operations with US
  • Work well alone and as part of a team
  • Want to get involved with the latest technologies.

Do you have the required skills?

Within this role, we are looking for someone who has extensive experience as an Azure administrator with experience of IaaS & PaaS offerings, 3rd party API integrations and data handling.

Operating Systems: Experience of Windows Server 2012 R2 to 2019 deployment and management.

Scripting & Automation: PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell (other Azure Supported Shells)

Security: Cloud Network and PaaS Security along with key security principles (Confidentiality,Integrity & Availability)

Networking: Fundamentals of TCP/IP, networking interfaces and routing.

  • Web Apps / Logic Apps
  • API Services
  • Power Automate
  • Azure PaaS / Azure SQL Server
  • Infrastructure as code: Terrarform
  • Microsoft 365 components
  • Data integrations/ 3rd Party API integrations
  • Configuring a securing Vnet with access control and monitoring
  • Data Integration with 3rd party REST/SOAP API services and experience with Postman and Microsoft Graph API
  • Cloud Service management / IT Network management
  • Virtualised Server Maintenance
  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • VMWare VCA (VMWare Certified Associate) Cloud or Virtualisation qualifications or CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) Routing & Switching

Azure Experience would need to include:

  • Deployment automation and configuration Terraform & Azure CLI
  • Extensive experience of the majority of the following native Azure Features:-

- Azure Networking (VPN Gateway, vNet's, Application Gateway, Peering, Azure Firewall etc

- Azure Virtual Machines (VM Sizing, Availability, Encryption, Replication, Scale Sets & Migration)

- SQL (Azure SQL Database, SQL Managed Instance)

- Azure Storage Accounts / Azure Backup

- Github

- Azure DevOps / Azure Monitor / Azure App Service / Azure Web App

- Azure Site Recovery / Azure File Replica

If you are keen to find out more - please get in touch!

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Required skills

  • IaaS
  • PaaS

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