Infrastructure Cloud Engineer

  • Confidential
  • Manchester, UK
  • 05 Nov, 2021
Full Time Consultant

Job Description

Peninsula Business Services is the leading UK's Employment Law and Health & Safety Specialists, providing an integral service to our 28,000 Client's daily business operations. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the growing ICT Department and become a member of the Infrastructure team working in a dynamic and fast paced environment with new challenges every day. Based in our Manchester Head Office. It is an exciting time to join the business as we rationalise our current infrastructure and embark on our journey to Cloud based services. You will work collaboratively with the wider IT team (Development, InfoSec, BI and Service Desk) to support existing services and deliver new.

A broad technical knowledge is required, alongside ITIL experience in Incident, Request, Change, Problem, Release, Event and Knowledge management. You will be forward thinking, customer focussed and self-motivated with the drive to improve all IT services and the user experience.

Must aspire to a culture of service excellence, always putting the customer, our people and our business at the centre of everything you do.
Demonstrate strong organisational skills and be accountable for your daily workload
Demonstrate a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach
Be customer focussed and ardent in ensuring that colleagues receive a high quality of service

The key objectives of your role are:

To ensure that the Infrastructure Manager and Group Head of IT Service Delivery are kept informed of progress and are told of major problems and / or issues in a timely manner
Become the subject matter expert for Microsoft Azure Cloud Infrastructure
Design, configuration, and technical support of cloud / on prem infrastructure
Migrate AWS workloads to Azure
Support, troubleshoot and resolve Azure based issues
Help build and develop governance around Azure cloud solutions including networking and security
Interact and work closely with internal development teams
Produce monthly cost reports across Azure and AWS platformsThe Successful candidate must have:

Strong knowledge of cloud best practises
Experience managing common Azure services
Azure AD - Experience deploying, configuring, and managing Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Including PowerShell Scripting
Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Virtual Networks, Application Services.
Windows Server or Linux environments
Migrating legacy applications into the Cloud, preferably Microsoft Azure.
Knowledge and experience of working in with DevOps teams
Strong understanding of Cloud Contracting, Pricing Structures, Budgeting & Forecasting
Extensive hands-on experience within Azure solutions, security, Implementation, environment managementDesirable

Writing infrastructure as code (CloudFormation, Terraform)
Azure or AWS certification
Office 365/ Microsoft Intune experienceWhat you bring to the Team

Driven and results orientated
Positive outlook and a focus on high quality delivery
Strong communicator
Must have the ability to communicate complex concepts and ideas easily to the team
Must be motivated to ensure work is complete and according to the requirements on schedule and to a high quality.
Must be reliable
Is able to work under pressure in all situations
A team player· A dedication to getting the task done within any deadlines

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