VIQU are recruiting exclusively for a Senior Azure Platform Engineer on behalf of an exciting company in Birmingham. We are seeking a seasoned Azure Platform Engineer to join our client’s global technology team as they work towards meeting their Digital Strategy which technology firmly underpins.
The role will report to the Global IT Cloud Lead and be responsible for the design, implementation and administration of a variety of project delivery and operational requirements as the business looks to extend its Cloud footprint.
The successful individual will be providing continuous improvement of the Azure environment while also keeping abreast of current and future developments within the wider Cloud market place.
Although a strategic role the successful individual will need to get hands on with the environment.
Key Responsibilities & Skills
Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a standard Azure infrastructure.
Provide Automated configuration and Continuous Deployment using tool(s) such as Chef, Git, VSTS.
Provide continuous improvement of the AZURE infrastructure, including access to new Azure services.
Technical expert and point of contact for business colleagues and project delivery teams where Azure knowledge and company standards are required.
Provide mentoring and training of cloud technologies to related IT teams in provisioning and managing Azure services.
Contribute to the ongoing Cloud strategy and associated designs to build capability and competency.
Assist with Azure integrations
Work with a varied set of global stakeholders and develop effective relationships
Demonstrate a range of delivery methodologies
Work closely with the project and technical specialist teams
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in IT Infrastructure support including at least 2 years’ supporting Cloud infrastructure, Azure experience preferred.
Ability to troubleshoot in large and complex environments.
Well versed in internet architectures including web, application and database components.
Understanding of network and security fundamentals.
Experience of Windows, Linux and storage provisioning.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Azure professional to help mature our clients exciting Cloud architecture, service offering and operating model and join a great company.