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Cloud Infrastructure Lead - Azure

North East England

  • Reference: 384710
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £65,000

  • Location: Houghton le Spring


Nigel Wright are supporting the search for a Cloud Infrastructure Lead to join a North East based software house and platform provider.

The role will be responsible for leading a team of Azure cloud engineers and DBAs, providing all the maintenance, support and management of their live production environment. You will also be required to work in collaboration with the development team to ensure they have the best environment, resourcing and tooling to operate effectively and efficiently.

The team has some key projects already in the pipeline for 2021, including a move from an IaaS environment to a PaaS infrastructure environment.

This role will be 100% remote as required by current lockdown restrictions and long term will provide a split between office and home working 

Technical Background:

  • Azure practitioner and hands on professional, with a key and vested interested in assessing upcoming tools / utilities and how they can benefit the business.
  • Experience with Terraform would be advantageous but any experience using Chef/Jenkins/Puppet 
  • Leadership skills are essential - being able to make key decisions while getting the team to deliver to an existing strategy.
  • Good at coaching/nurturing more junior / less experienced engineers. Though prior management experience would be beneficial, candidates with the aspiration and aptitude to manage and lead will also be considered.
  • Experience managing IaaS and PaaS performance and usage, with a cost conscious approach 

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