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Azure Platform Engineer - Midlands

Closing date
23 May 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Telford / Aston (Birmingham)

Some wider UK mobility may be required.
Successful candidates must be willing to undergo SC level Security Clearance.
With the coronavirus pandemic accelerating digital transformation around the globe, Capgemini, as a leading cloud and digital services supplier, is ideally placed to offer its employees and clients the benefits of more flexible working policies.

We believe that there are many benefits to our clients, our employees and our organisation of significantly increased remote working - including increased employee productivity, improved work/life balance for employees and greater corporate sustainability in line with our environmental ambitions. We also understand significant remote working can lead to employee wellbeing and satisfaction issues, if not appropriately supported.

Within our Capgemini UK Public Sector business, we have a remote working policy that gives autonomy and empowerment to our workforce . We believe this ultimately drives productivity and employee satisfaction, which in turn leads to satisfied clients and company success. Our policy recognises that everyone has different requirements, and needs clarity on expectations including: where and when people can work remotely; what equipment is provided; how regular and personalised two-way communication will take place; what security considerations are required around the work we do; how goals are set and successes celebrated; and how employee wellbeing is supported.

Capgemini is a client-led organisation, but we offer a remote-first working policy to our clients. Our expectation is that our employees can work for up to 70% of their time remotely in any given month. As our ethos is to provide excellent service to our clients, we will balance client needs with employee preferences where possible, but there will be times when we will ask you to attend meetings or collaboration events with clients either on client-site or in Capgemini offices. Typically this means that you could expect to travel to a site for work two or three times per month. Alternatively, If you'd prefer to work in an office with your client or colleagues more frequently than this, we can arrange this too.

In short, it's all about finding a balance between client needs, employee preferences and reducing the impact of travel on the environment in a flexible and pragmatic way - but whatever your requirements for remote working, we believe that Capgemini can meet them, in a way that works for you, us and our clients.

Our policy also fully aligns us with UK Gov's social value and sustainable development goals.

An Overview of the role
In the crucial role, you will help support our clients to both migrate our client's on-premise infrastructure to Microsoft Azure and expand their current native cloud presence. With a collaborative ethos, you will ensure that the clients cloud infrastructure is delivered using infrastructure as code, utilising the latest CI/CD processes.

This role is a unique chance to uplift an existing virtual estate into the cloud & then transform it into a modern, cloud native deployment. Utilising the latest DevOps methodologies to drive change within an organisation.

The work
The initial focus of this role will be to migrate existing infrastructure into Microsoft Azure - following an infrastructure code approach with varying levels of transformation.

Some of the technologies in use on the project are but not limited to:
  • Linux (RHEL)
  • Windows 2016/2019
  • Hashicorp (packer / terraform / consul / vault)
  • Ansible, PowerShell DSC
  • Azure Resource Manager Templates
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes (Azure Kubernetes Service)
  • IaaS Virtual Machines
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure VNet configuration
  • Azure Network Security Groups
  • Azure WebApps
  • Azure DevOps
  • Graphite / Grafana / Prometheus /OpsView / ELK
Why this role?
This role is for you if you can drive & deliver in the following areas;

  • Looking to influence & improve the DevOps processes already in place
  • See the "real world" impact your work has on a business in both monetary & business value.
  • Drive the uptake of PaaS services within a cloud environment.
  • Build & become a part of a highly skilled team.
  • Drive technology change forward.
Why you?
As a member of our team, you will be able too;

• Lead by example
• Be a team player
• Advocate the use of DevOps principals
• Harvest a collaborative working environment
• Drive change within an environment to push out reliable & repeatable changes
Why us?
While we're a global consultancy, we're made up of supportive, close-knit communities. Everyone wants to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment.

Learning and development
There's an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you'll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.
Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.
About Capgemini
Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

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