Azure Engineer / SME

Azure Engineer / SME

Job Title: Azure Engineer / SME
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Market Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Engineer/SME1_1602492413
Contact Name: Gurvinder Cheema
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2020 09:46

Job Description

Azure Engineer/Azure SME

I'm currently hiring for an Azure Engineer / Azure SME to be based in either London, Manchester, or Liverpool with a key client for a 6 months initial contract

This key role is part of a technical support and architecture group that focuses on high-quality customer support to keep infrastructure technology updated, running smoothly, and compliant with corporate requirements and working to deliver innovation and agile improvements by adopting various cloud technologies.

We are looking for an individual that enjoys driving new technologies, mentoring others, and providing excellent levels of customer service, and raising the bar.

Essential Technical Experience
*Demonstrable experience working within an enterprise environment focused Azure specific solutions, automation, and deployments
*Proven history of customer-obsession, including blog posts, how-to videos, etc
*Experience analyzing, troubleshooting, and providing solutions for technical issues
*Excellent working knowledge of PowerShell
*Certification in Microsoft Azure - AZ-103 or AZ-533 as a minimum required or equivalent
*Excellent understanding of cloud computing technologies across Azure with demonstrated hands-on experience on one or more of the following domains:
*Azure Core Platform: Compute, Storage, Networking (Iaas), ASR, AzureAD
*Data Platform: SQL, Azure DB, Cosmos DB, HD Insights, Azure Data Factory
*Experience working with the following Azure technologies:
*Log Analytics, Azure Monitor, Azure Billing, ARM Templates, Key Vault, Reservations

Desirable Technical Experience

*Some programming/Scripting experience (Java, Perl, Ruby, C#, and/or PHP) is ideal
*AWS Platform
*Azure DevOps exposure
*Software Defined Networking

Education and Experience

*Experience in working in a large global organisation within a cross-functional service management team
*An understanding of Microsoft Identity and Access management principles and tools
*An understanding of cloud-based access controls and organisational hierarchies
*Technical knowledge and breadth of Azure technology services (Identity, Networking, Compute, Storage, Web, Mobile, Containers, Databases, Analytics, AI & Machine learning)
*Good understanding of common IT infrastructure platforms, operating systems, tools, monitoring, and concepts
*Use of IT and industry-standard service management practices (ITIL preferred)
*Strong communication skills (written and oral) as well as significant customer service skills
*Ability to work effectively with a cross-functional team. Flexible enough to work with different technical skill levels and skillsets
*Good analytical and problem-solving skill

If interested & have the experience required, please apply with an updated CV


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