Are you an Infrastructure Engineer with a background and passion for Azure administration and an interest in learning, implementing and supporting the newest UK Azure Stack platform?
In this role, you will work collaboratively with our internal project and operational teams to deploy and operate our newest Azure Stack Platform providing Cloud services to our customers. You will be working closely with Microsoft and Cisco in scaling out the platform and bringing the latest Software As A Service capabilities to the market.
You will be able to understand customer needs, business goals and implement technical solutions to ensure the best levels of performance, service and availability to customers. Participating in Meet Ups, customer and supplier collaboration are key ways of working as part of our agile teams.
People who thrive in our environment, are self-motivated, organised and want to naturally share knowledge and contribute to technical discussions and learn. With great communication skills, you’ll be customer-focussed and want to create and deliver value.
Experience of working in an Agile environment.
Understanding of infrastructure as code, applied with configuration management, automation and orchestration tools such as Ansible and Terraform.
Understanding of programming patterns and constructs. Our main language is PowerShell, but a fundamental understanding and an ability to learn is crucial/critical.
Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Azure. Windows System administration, filesystem concepts etc.
Comfortable with PowerShell scripting and the typical variety of PowerShell cmdlets with main focus on Azure PowerShell
Operating, maintaining and managing cloud infrastructure at scale, ideally Azure Hybrid Cloud
Demonstrable experience of utilising PowerShell Pester module
Experience of deploying, maintaining and using container orchestration platforms, such as Service Fabric, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm
Experience of using source control systems, CI/CD, unit testing. We make use of the Atlassian tool set, including Bitbucket and Bamboo but also GitHub
Production experience with database technologies. (MySQL, MS SQL)
Understanding of how to monitor Azure based applications.
Experience of using AzureCLI to deploy workloads to Azure
Fundamental understanding of networking in Azure.
Fundamental understanding of the architecture of Hybrid Clouds
About the Company
UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focused solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.
Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of 200 people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual.
Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day
Access to free parking
Active social and charity events
Cycle to work scheme
Onsite facilities - Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks
UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants. Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance.