Azure Cloud Architect / Engineer

Alexander Ash
15 Sep 2018
06 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Azure Cloud Engineer

We're working with London based consultancy as they seek an Azure Cloud Engineer on a contract basis.


  • Develop cloud architecture and solutions optimised for cloud platforms.
  • Develop scripts to automate the deployment of cloud architecture and solutions
  • Maintain and support the cloud services platform.
  • Monitor and maintain multiple Azure solutions to meet project requirements
  • Setup and manage backups, patching and AV/malware software across the environments
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge within the cloud team
  • Identify new tools and process to improve the cloud platform and automate processes


  • Ability to build enterprise applications and solutions using AWS, Azure or Google
  • Experience of automation and provisioning approaches, using tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Bash, PowerShell, Python & C#.
  • In depth knowledge of configuring and managing Linux and Windows environments
  • Knowledge of agile software development tools and methodologies (Continuous integration, git, Jenkins, splunk etc.)
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies, learn quickly and pass on this knowledge to other team members
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communicator and decision maker
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rota
  • Be willing to submit to BPSS and Security Clearance (SC) vetting processes

Experience in the following is desirable:

  • Cloud Solution Architect certification (AWS / Azure / GCP)
  • Proven Scripting or programming experience (Python, Go, Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Proven Experience of microservices and container-based systems (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • Linux and/or Windows sysadmin certification (eg RHCE)
  • Experience of agile project management approaches and tools (eg Atlassian Jira/Confluence)
  • ITIL experience

Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as an agency

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