Azure Cloud Engineer Bolton (Home-working)

Area of Practice: IT - Development / Projects

Location: Bolton (Greater Manchester)

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000

Posted On: Sunday, October 17, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893743


Home-working / Azure Cloud Engineer / Permanent / DevOps / £55,000 – £65,000

Azure Cloud Engineer – Bolton – number of positions available

If you are an experienced Azure Cloud Engineer seeking a new challenge then this is an opportunity to join a leading national law firm, currently transitioning to DevOps. You will play a key role in the design implementation and development of their Azure Environment. Our client has a number of positions at various levels within their Platforms Team for people with experience in Azure IaaS and PaaS in a DevOps capacity. Successful applicants will have a crucial responsibility for the design, planning and implementation of Azure Cloud solutions with a core focus on automation and DevOps. You will also lead and deliver projects that encompass systems architecture, proof of concept and deployment services.

Outline of position

  • Job title: Azure Cloud Engineer
  • Location: home-working
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Benefits: 25 days holiday, Private healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance, Critical illness cover and more.
  • Report to: Head of IT
  • Prior Experience: Experience working with Azure IaaS and PaaS in a DevOps capacity

Overview of key responsibilities

  • Design, planning and implementation of Azure cloud solutions;
  • Assist in the transition of on-premise systems to the cloud;
  • Lead and deliver projects encompassing systems architecture, proof of concept and deployment services;
  • Provide best practice expert advice on Azure to the IT development team;
  • Ensure appropriate networking and security governance for Azure cloud solutions;
  • Coach internal developers and infrastructure colleagues to improve their Azure capabilities;
  • Collaborate with the Head of Infrastructure and Programmes to ensure IT objectives are achieved.

These roles require skilled Azure Cloud Engineers who can demonstrate a strong CV with DevOps experience in a commercial environment, as well as the following:

  • Agile Scrum methodology would be an advantage;
  • Relevant Azure Certification;
  • Experience of Azure CI/CD pipelines including YAML;
  • Strong PowerShell/AZ CLI scripting skills;
  • Strong experience of Terraform;
  • Ideally 1 to 2 years Azure management skills;
  • Sound understanding of DevOps and infrastructure as code principles and practices;
  • Experienced in Azure IaaS and PaaS;
  • Strong understanding of information security in relation to cloud services;
  • Ability to work with others and an enthusiasm for sharing skills in order to benefit the team as a whole.

Highly innovative national law firm

This is a highly innovative law firm, arguably one of the best in their specialist fields. Their approach to technology is widely recognised with the legal industry and the firm has a reputation for developing acclaimed industry software. This is achieved in a friendly working environment with an emphasis on working collaboratively to achieve shared goals.

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