Senior DevOps Engineer – Azure

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Senior DevOps Engineer – Azure
£55,000 – £65,000 per annum
Benefits include generous pension, 27 days holiday, life assurance, private medical, Share Scheme
Remote initially but will be based in Brighton once offices re-open

Working for a global Financial Services company we are looking for an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer to join the team on their 5 year transformation programme with will see many of the legacy application re-written, re-factored and migrated from on-premise data centres to Cloud hosted.


Taking on technical ownership of Azure Cloud Environments and technical resources
Working closely with the Network, IT Security and Compliance team as well as the Cloud Architect to build and maintain the Azure cloud environments.
Working closely with the development teams, Operations, Security and Architects to build and maintain the Application deployment pipelines and to ensure all solutions are Secure by Design and Secure in Practice.
Create and maintain the documentations for knowledge sharing and training
Able to act as a master trouble shooter and SME in configuration management
Support the DevOps and Cloud adoption for our application teams and review current and proposed architecture and design deliverables
Work with business stakeholders to identify strategic cloud adoption requirements
Executes POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
Work closely with IT Security, Compliance, and Risk Teams to ensure all solutions are Secure by Design and Secure in Practice.
Work with Scrum masters and product owners and other functional teams to translate the roadmap into releases
Keep abreast of and gain expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied to our Cloud estate


Strong technical skills in Building and Maintaining Azure Cloud Infrastructure.
Must be technically Hands-on and has track record of building/provisioning large and complex Azure Cloud environments
Good understanding and usage of Azure Foundations and Scaffolding
Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Connectivity
Azure Networking (Express Route, Virtual Networks, ASG / NSG, Azure Firewall)
Azure Active Directory, Identity Management, RBAC, AAD Connect
Azure SQL – PaaS Databases and Managed Instance
Azure Virtual Machines, Storage provisioning and configurations
Azure BLOB, Data Factory and PaaS Storage provisioning
Windows Server 2012 / 2016
Linux VM in Azure
DNS, UDR, Traffic Manager setup
Azure Automation with PowerShell and ARM Templates, Preferably Terraform or Ansible.
Technical skills in Devops and CI/CD
Jenkins experience with Pipeline as a code
Docker experience
Kubernetes/AKS – (Standalone/Managed)
Source Control – Bitbucket/GIT
Agile Planning – Jira, Confluence
Build Tools –  Maven, Gradle
Code Coverage/Scan – SONAR
Code repository – Artifactory
Virtualisation essential
Capacity planning
Security Configurations
Azure Security centre, Log analytics and Azure monitor
Azure update management, End point protection and Antimalware/Antivirus solutions
Azure Network IP design and configurations
Experience in building a Web DMZ/Gateway is a plus
Understanding of ITIL processes
High standard of documentation
Mentoring of junior team members
Azure Cost / billing management
Self-motivation towards personal development

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