Infrastructure specialist, Azure

Reigate, Surrey, £Competitive salary plus benefits
Reference: RC6309

Infrastructure specialist, Azure
£Competitive salary plus benefits

An infrastructure specialist with significant Azure experience is required by a buoyant financial services organisation based in London. This role will see you working with architects to help design, plan and implement new solutions and enhance existing ones. In this hands-on role you will also be response for documenting and handing over the service to the Operational Teams ensuring that monitoring and SLAs are in place to support the business going forward.

Key Responsibilities:

• Working with Architecture and vendors to build new or enhance existing solutions
• Assist with the design and plan enterprise-scale Azure environments including application dependencies, data storage, network connectivity and overall cloud hosting
• Ensure that all cloud solutions follow internally defined security and compliance controls
• Lead in the implementation and handover to Operational Support of infrastructure solutions
• Define the operational processes to effectively manage the (cloud) environment
• Interface with other teams across the organization in order to establish and enforce best practices and standards
• Contributing to the development of the company’s 'Cloud' and IT Strategy
• Keeping abreast of advancement in technology solutions and offerings and recommending change where required.
• Responsible for ensuring all compliance and risk issues are understood and highlighted to senior management as they arise
• Providing technical guidance and assistance to Operational teams where necessary
• Taking personal responsibility to ensure solutions are evaluated, planned, tested and that solution meets the requirements of the end users.
• Developing project plans, tracking and reporting to deadlines
• Preparing and testing technical knowledgebase articles as well as systems documentation
• Champion Agile best-practices, processes, and tools in support of DevOps processes
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members
• Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level

Skills and Experience:

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Azure technology stack with proven technical experience i.e. IaaS, PaaS, Dynamics 365, etc.
• Excellent knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2008/12/16
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, GPOs, ADFS, Security, PKI, DNS, DHCP, etc.
• Excellent scripting skills, ideally Powershell
• Familiarity with Azure Virtual Networks, Network Security Groups, Traffic Manager, Load Balancing and Application Gateways
• Good experience of Office 365 (inc. migration path to the platform)
• Good experience in administering HyperV
• Good knowledge of traditional networks, firewalls and load balancers
• Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
• Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with an ability to extract, translate and communicate meaningful information at all levels of executives, management and peers
• Strong technical documentation skills; workflows, architectural diagrams, support documentation

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