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Cloud Engineer

Location: Crawley Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Sector: Medical Devices Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Matt Henocq

Cloud Engineer - global


As a part of the Global IT Architecture team, the Cloud Engineer role requires a strong cloud Virtualization/Application Hosting, Systems Management, Scripting & Automation around Infrastructure as Code, and Operations background.

The incumbent will be operating existing and new IaaS, Paas, SaaS, and BPaaS components pursuant to measurement, performance, charge-back, show-back, financial analysis, capacity planning, security, and business continuity/disaster recovery leveraging our virtualization strategy through cutting-edge technologies and industry best practices.

This team player shares responsibility for shaping and implementing the design and architecture of my client's platform. You will be expected to resolve and address technical discussions across the enterprise, ensuring that stakeholders are engaged, and appropriate solutions are defined and implemented. Strong and committed focus on security, governance, and cost control solutions quality.


  • Support projects and maintain hybrid Cloud operations with Azure and my client's Data centres tech stack

  • Continuously improve the System/Azure/ Azure DevOps infrastructure.

  • Provide operational support for Azure related tickets raised through IT-Assist

  • Support Azure for Internal IT Globally (e.g. BI team, GBS, etc.)

  • Develop automation, IaC (Infrastructure as Code) using Terraform/ARM/BICEP.

  • Maintain hygiene and operational maintenance of Azure Cloud Tenants and Azure DevOps

  • Promote internal demos and workshops to assist teams on Cloud initiatives.

  • Be a trusted technical authority and capable technical advisor on distributed product architecture, system reliability, security issues within a distributed system and other general architectural concerns.

Required knowledge and skills:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years recent hands-on experience with Microsoft AZURE automation using JSON and Microsoft Powershell, DevOps (VSTS), and DSC

  • 3+ years recent hands-on experience with virtualization technologies including: HyperV, XenApp/Desktop, VMware.

  • 3+ years strong recent experience in managing or consulting of enterprise application infrastructure such as Citrix Xenapp and Microsoft AD & SQL. Datacenter experience is preferred.

  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is a plus

  • An in depth understanding of Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud solutions and experienced in integrating public cloud into traditional hosting/delivery models with a specific focus on Azure

  • Strong experience with VMware technologies such as Virtual Center Operations, Automation, VMware VRA ,and Cloud tools.

  • In dept knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud, Azure DevOps, M365

  • Expertise on Active Directory and AAD

  • Azure Storage and File-shares

  • Experience in network and security architecture.

  • Hands on knowledge of security frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST.

  • Hands on knowledge on SDLC and ITIL

  • Azure Backup, Netapp and other backup tools

  • Cosmos/SQL databases (on IaaS and PaaS)

  • Infrastructure as Code with ARM/BICEP and Terraform

  • Infrastructure and Systems patching and automation on Azure (managing technical hygiene)

  • Azure Monitor, KQL, workbooks, runbooks and alerts configuration

  • Working knowledge of Sentinel and SIEM concepts; operations infrastructure auditing

  • High commitment and the demonstrated ability to drive to positive outcomes

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated, results-driven, pragmatic and well organized

  • Strong understanding of and drive to accomplish stakeholder satisfaction/value through project delivery

  • Excellent project management, organization, and team collaboration skills

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