Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Azure) Full-Time

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Industry

Information Technology

Career Level

Manager

Job Function

Network Services, Cloud and Data Center Network

Years of Experience

5-7 years of relevant work experience

Qualification

BS in computer sciences, or related discipline.

Primary Skills

Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert AZ-303– REQUIRED

· Microsoft Certified Professional ( MCP ) – REQUIRED

· AWS Certified Cloud Practicioner - Preferred

· Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of designing, implementing and

maintaining best practise Azure solutions.

· Strong working knowledge of on-prem Active Directory, including GPO and Azure AD

· Proven examples of ownership of large Azure project implementations in Enterprise

settings.

· Enterprise production experience of deploying infrastructure as code using Terraform

· Experience managing the monitoring of infrastructure / applications using tools including

Cloud native, Solarwinds, New Relic, etc.

· Must have practical working knowledge of driving cost optimisation, security

enhancement and performance optimisation.

· Solid understanding and experience of transitioning IaaS solutions to serverless

technology

· Need to be able to demonstrate security best-practise when designing solutions in Azure.

· Working experience of ‘On Premise to Cloud’ migrations

· Good working knowledge around WAN connectivity and how this interacts with the various entry point options into Azure public cloud.

· Production knowledge of Windows file servers / DFS

· Strong experience in desktop virtualisation technologies in Azure

· Good appreciation of ISO27001, ITIL and Project management

· Good understanding of new and emerging technologies · Excellent presentation skills to both an internal and external audience

· The ability to share your specific expertise to the rest of the Technology group

 


Position KPI

Deliver end to end technical and user support across all cloud platforms (Primarily Azure)

· Day to day, fully hands-on OS management responsibilities (Primarily Windows Server OS)

· Contribute to continuous improvement efforts around cost optimisation, security

enhancement, performance optimisation, operational efficiency and innovation.

· Take an ownership role in delivering technical projects, ensuring best practise methods

are followed.

· Design and deliver solutions around the concept of “Planning for Failure”. Ensure all

solutions are deployed to withstand system / AZ failure.

· Work closely with Cloud Architects / Infrastructure Services Manager to identify and

eliminate “waste” across cloud platforms.

· Ensure robust tagging strategy followed in the organisation with accurate cost allocation of resources in Azure.

· Ensure all data in all forms are backed up in a cost-efficient way.

· Use the appropriate monitoring tools to ensure all cloud / on-premise services are continuously monitored. · Drive utilisation of most efficient methods of resource deployment.

· Drive the adoption, across the business, of serverless / open source / cloud native technologies where applicable.

· Ensure system documentation remains up to date and designed according to Azure best practise templates.

· Participate in detailed architectural discussions, calling on internal/external subject matter experts as needed, to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment.

· Take part in regular discussions with business executives to translate their needs into technical and operational plans.

· Engaging with vendors regularly in terms of verifying solutions and troubleshooting issues.

· Designing and delivering technology workshops to other departments in the business. · Takes initiatives for improvement of service delivery.

· Ensure that delivers a service that resonates with customer’s expectations, which sets apart from its competitors.

· Help design necessary infrastructure and processes to support the recovery of critical technology and systems in line with contingency plans for the business.

· Continually assess working practices and review these with a view to improving quality and reducing costs.

· Champions the new technology case and ensure new technologies are investigated and proposals put forward regarding suitability and benefit.

· Motivate and inspire the rest of the infrastructure team and undertake necessary steps to raise competence and capability as required.

· Help develop a culture of ownership and quality throughout the Infrastructure Services team.

 


Overview

  • Location: Lahore
  • Job Title: Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Azure)
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