Azure Operations Engineer at New Signature, Canary Wharf, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Canary Wharf, UK
  • Dec 04, 2019
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Microsoft's 2019 UK Country Partner of the Year is hiring again!

What's the role?

You'll be joining an industry-leading team of Solution & Technical Azure Architects, the engineering force behind the consumption of Cloud services on Microsoft Azure & Hybrid solutions, leading Architecture Design for a utilities client.

What you'll be doing

  • They are looking to overhaul a document management system used across the organisation that covers the trading of all commodities they source & extract, and the acquisition of all the commodities they manufacture and sell throughout their business.

  • They currently run off a SharePoint application; however, this application has seen a high number of performance issues that have not been fixed - the approved solution is now to completely revamp the architecture for this tool and host it within Azure.

  • Phase 1 of the project will be to implement the new architecture for this system. This will then be followed by Phase 2, which focuses on applying machine learning to the practice, to see what can be automated.

  • Moreover, the position will interact with business stakeholders and the role holder will need the acumen to speak to senior stakeholders who may not always understand detail on a technical level.

  • Establishing an Azure environment for the team.

  • Management of Azure environment right through to delivery and implementation.

  • Develop Azure best practices for the wider team and developers.

  • Ability to spearhead troubleshooting for everything Azure.

  • Help the architects develop the wider programme from a Cloud perspective, across sister projects & programme.

Who we're looking for

Technically strong around Azure. Must be able to:

  • Deploying applications based on Azure Web/API, Web Jobs, and Function App

  • Deploying and managing Azure SQL, Cosmos, Redis

  • Deploying and managing Azure Storage, Event Hubs and Service Bus

  • Deploying and managing Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Writing ARM templates, Azure PowerShell cmdlets and CLI scripts for resource management.

  • Working with Azure Virtual Networks, NSG and ASG

  • Working with Azure monitoring

  • Working with Azure Security Centre

  • Experience in working with Azure DevOps

    Other Skills:

  • Able to provide steer to wider architecture team around how to implement tags to documents in Azure

  • Exposure to machine learning frameworks within Azure highly beneficial

Why do people like working here?

  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours
  • Training - 80 funded hours a year
  • Almost endless variety of projects
  • Paid travel expenses to customer site
  • Tier 1 Clients & Partners
  • Funky Warehouse London Bridge offices
  • Free breakfast
  • Top of the range kit - i7 laptop and Jabra Evolve headset
  • Paid charity days
  • Paid for trips to industry events

Who are New Signature?

We are a pure Microsoft, pure public Cloud solutions provider. The 2017 Acquisition of Paradigm Systems & Dot Net Solutions by New Signature accelerated a suite of capabilities to support the world's most prestigious and recognisable brands, helping them to become digital organisations powered by the Cloud.

We have over 500 people across the UK, US, Canada, South Africa, the Philippines and Australia, with our UK office growing over 70% YoY and headcount more than tripling.

How has this been possible?

Our values of being Generous, Authentic, Innovative and most importantly, Human, has enabled a unique approach to provide outstanding customer experiences, drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes & successfully deliver pioneering solutions that challenge the status quo. We've quickly established ourselves as a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft's technology stack with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.

Join us today and be part of the success story!