Azure Lead Infrastructure Engineer at Crown Commercial Services, Liverpool/Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (Liverpool, UK)
  • Jun 10, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description


Azure Lead Infrastructure Engineer, (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 6 Months

Contracting Authority: Crown Commercial Services

Location: Remote/Liverpool/Norwich/London/Birmingham


Note: Ideally you have Security Clearance to SC Level, (at the very least you will be eligible for SC Clearance).


CCS is the largest public procurement organisation in the UK.


As a trading fund and executive agency of the Cabinet Office, we implement procurement policy on behalf of the government. We use the collective buying power of our customers and our commercial expertise to help public sector organisations achieve value for money and provide great outcomes for taxpayers.


As Lead Infrastructure Engineer, your main responsibilities would be

  • You can lead teams and departments in the design, implementation, administration and support of infrastructure solutions and services.
  • Information security. You understand information security and can design solutions and services with security controls embedded, specifically engineered as mitigation against security threats as a core part of the solutions and services. Modern standards approach.
  • You will have a strong understanding and know how to apply the most appropriate modern standards and practices. You will take responsibility for coaching and guiding others. Ownership and initiative.
  • You can take accountability of issues that occur and are proactive in searching for potential problems. You achieve excellent user outcomes.
  • Problem solving. You can initiate and monitor actions to investigate patterns and trends to resolve problems, including consulting specialists where required. You can determine the appropriate remedy and assist with implementation of it as well as preventative measures.
    Service focus. You can take inputs and establish coherent frameworks that work.
  • Systems design. You can design systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact and business or technical complexity. You know how to select appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensure they are applied effectively. You can review the systems designs of others to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources and integration of multiple systems and technology.
  • Systems integration. You establish standards and procedures across a service product life cycle including the development product life cycle and ensure that practitioners adhere to this. You know how to manage resources to ensure that the systems integration function works effectively.
  • Testing. You manage planning of system and/or acceptance tests, coordinating both functional and non-functional specifications. You can provide authoritative advice and guidance on test planning and identify the process improvements and contribute to definition of best practice.
  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution. You have lateral thinking capability to dissect a problem to its component parts to identify and diagnose root causes.


You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Coding. You can interact, read code, write HTML and carry out baseline repair activities IT infrastructure.
  • Experienced working in Azure/AWS environment.
  • Design develop and maintain cloud automated solutions.
  • Knowledge and expertise in scripting tools, such as VSCode, PowerShell, git, bash
  • Strong skills in Azure Infrastructure and GitHub Actions.
  • CI CD experience with code management
  • Understanding of application security and information security control.
  • Configuration management
  • Technically proficient in Azure Monitor, Log Analytics, Azure Storage, AKS, Azure API Management.
  • Strong experience with Azure IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.
  • Good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring and storage systems.
  • Anticipate and advise on future technology changes that present opportunities for the product or programme.
  • Can troubleshoot and identify problems across different technology capabilities including computing, storage, networking, physical infrastructure, software, and COTS and open-source solutions.