Cloud Engineer

33six Consultancy
09 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cloud Operations Engineer

Description: Summary of Role

Working closely with Corporate IT, developers, business analysts, testers, project managers and product owners, this role facilitates the Software Development Life cycle of our product development teams, leveraging leading edge technology to help create and maintain an efficient development operations environment. With the support of a global team, this role helps the organisation reduce risk in the development environment and take advantage of new technology and processes to meet strategic goals. You will be a key player in our cloud adoption initiative, helping our business take advantage of scale, security and flexibility of the Azure cloud.

The Role

* Liaison with architecture, engineering, operations and release teams across multiple offices, sharing best practices

* Participating in design and development meetings in order to ensure infrastructure required for new projects is identified and put in place

* Specification/management of new servers used to extend the development infrastructure and the test lab

* Provisioning, maintenance, and monitoring of infrastructure assets on premise, in global data centres and in the Azure public cloud.

* Working with global IT teams and partners to understand corporate polices, processes and initiatives and work with the local teams to implement and monitor

* Provide the infrastructure and support so that the development teams can:

* Implement Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) processes

* Assist with the automation the creation of installers, web deployment packages, and chocolatey packages

* Build Azure ARM templates and PowerShell modules to improve repeatability, reduce human intervention and reduce build time for new environments, following an infrastructure-as-code ethos, keeping such assets under source control in git

* Implement security controls to help the organisation protect our Intellectual Property and our customer’s data.

* Use Configuration Management tools to control our compute resources, ensure compliance and reduce risk.

Qualifications: The Requirements

* Strong knowledge of infrastructure, networking, security best practices, automation, and virtualisation technologies

* Experience of cloud technologies, primarily Azure and AWS would be beneficial

Many technologies are used with the most important ones being:

* Azure Cloud

* Active Directory/Azure AD, Group Policy, Group Managed Service Accounts

* TFS 2013/2015/2017, VSTS

* Visual Studio 2013/2015/2017

* Languages: C#.NET, PowerShell, CLI, JSON

* SQL: 2008/2012/2014/2016/2017; SSRS, SSIS, SSAS; SQL Azure

* SharePoint 2013/2016/Online

* Virtualisation using Hyper-V/VMWare

* IIS (Internet Information Services)

* HPC Grid (2008/2012/2016)

* Windows Operating System (Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016)

* Windows & Linux containers and orchestration platforms

The Company
A leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential.

An equal opportunity employer
We believe that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities

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