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Azure Infrastructure Engineer

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 12th January
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: Upto £85000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Azure Infrastructure Engineer - Remote - Up to £85,000 Job DescriptionWe are seeking an Azure and On-premise Infrastructure engineer to join our IT Team. This candidate will work in a team environment on a major transformation and cloud migration project and provide expertise in the areas of on premise and cloud based networking and infrastructure, cybersecurity and access management. The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills and must be a good communicator. He/she will take a structured approach to project delivery and work to clear timelines with the provision of appropriate levels of documentation. There must be a clear understanding of management of IT risk and single points of failure and design and implementation must achieve the required standards without loss of service during the transition. Role & ResponsibilitiesSetup Active Directory, Group policy and integration with Azure using AD Connect.Implement single sign on Identity and access management solution with MFA for employees, partners and customers.Design and implementation of cloud based WAN with high performance fault tolerant linkages to on premise systems and customer sites.Design and implementation of Azure cloud environment for development and production systems including VNET setup, VPN connectivity, Azure backup and site-recovery.Design and upgrade of infrastructure components to remediate risks, single points of failure migration to the cloud and achievement of IS027001 standard.Implementation and management of cloud based services such as event hubs, notification systems, alarm systems etc.Implementation of cybersecurity tools, processes and metrics to protect networks, clients, servers and data on prem and in the cloud.Systems administration, maintenance, and management of on prem company networks and infrastructureResponsible for management of IT monitoring systems and identify the appropriate resolution in the event of an incidentInvestigation and Diagnosis - establish failing component, confirm impact, identify any events that may have been a contributing factorWorking with external stakeholders and outsource service providers on the delivery of infrastructure services and solutions.Act as a mentor to other team members, i.e. coaching in the delivery of projects, tasks and/or troubleshooting exercisesProduce high-quality documentation to support workarounds and/or resolutions to assist in knowledge transfer and efficienciesContribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place and actively look for opportunities to enhance and innovate solutions and improve process efficiency. Skills & QualificationsDemonstrated ability to design and deliver fault tolerant, scalable, cloud based infrastructure.Expert knowledge of Unix, Linux, Office 365, and large scale Windows environmentsWeb Server and SQL administration experience (IIS preferred).Certifications as well as 3+ years hands on experience in Microsoft Azure cloud services design, migration, deployment, management, security and audit as wellMaintaining applications running in on premise data centers and cloud environmentsStrong scripting experience (preferably Powershell, but other scripting languages also considered).Understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, routing, load-balancing, SMTP, VPN, Firewalls, IPS devicesDemonstrated knowledge of implementing Identity and access management systems, in particular Active Directory, group policies, single sign on and multifactor authentication.Proven track record and qualifications in the implementation of IT standards preferably ITIL or ISO27001. BenefitsUp to 25 days Annual leaveFlexible workingDelivering cutting edge technology and servicesPension and life cover benefitsDevelopment and Progression