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Cloud Specialist - Azure

Location: London Salary: Negotiable
Sector: IT & Telecoms, Financial Services, Client Delivery, Technology Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Nick Taylor

Cloud Specialist - Azure

Remote & London central based

12 Month Contract

Negotiable Rate - INSIDE IR35


Cloud Specialist - Azure needed for a leading global technology consultancy based in the central London who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Cloud Specialist - Azure that takes pride in their work.

The successful Cloud Specialist - Azure would desirably be educated to degree level, or equivalent professional/vocational qualification.

You will be involved in an ambitious and critical technology project; migrating a large proportion of over 1000 applications to public cloud infrastructure and managed services.

You'll collaborate with global IT teams across the Investment Bank to help them on their cloud migration journey, and engineer common, re-usable solutions that can be used to accelerate cloud adoption across the organisation. We're looking for someone who'll be able to:

  • Work collaboratively across the organisation
  • Solve challenging problems in an elegant but pragmatic way
  • Write professional, clear and comprehensive documentation
  • Apply best development and DevOps practices and effectively utilize technologies

What the role of the Cloud Specialist - Azure entails:

You'll be working in the Investment Bank IT area and will be a key part of a 7 person team driving adoption of cloud. Four other members will be from within the IB sectors alongside one person from CTO Cloud Engineering team. The teams will be based in Krakow predominantly with some members in London and Pune. Our role is to accelerate IB Technology teams' adoption of cloud, delivering the 'firsts' (build deploy pipeline, containers, database, logging, monitoring, security), delivering an end to end slice into production and drive strategic architecture on public cloud services. The team is also responsible for co-delivering/consulting and upskilling other application team members to implement the foundations for success.

What experience you need to be the successful Cloud Specialist - Azure:

  • Microsoft Azure cloud platform
  • Confidence in architecting applications around cloud PaaS services
  • Background in development using a major language such as Java, C#, JavaScript a benefit
  • CI/CD including tools such as Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, TeamCity etc.
  • Containers and container orchestration using Docker, Kubernetes and Helm
  • Infrastructure-as-code, using tools such as Terraform, ARM or CloudFormation
  • Scripting languages including Windows PowerShell, Bash etc.
  • Github or similar, contributing to open source projects
  • Agile development

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Cloud Specialist - Azure to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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