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DevOps Engineer

North East England

  • Reference: 385409
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30,000-£38,0000

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne / Remote Working

The Company:

We are delighted to be working alongside our client, a rapid growth high-tech financial services provider as they seek to find a Junior DevOps Engineer to join its busy team based in Newcastle. 

The Role:

The role of Junior DevOps within this firm will be you will be responsible for the deployment and support of multi-tier applications hosted within Azure PaaS and IaaS and on site, client & internal installations.

Working under the direction of the Head of Technical Architecture and Head of Infrastructure, and in conjunction with the IT Service Desk team.


Key Responsibilities:

Azure Cloud Support (PaaS and IaaS) dealing with the following technologies with a view to monitor and react to alerts on a day-to-day basis, whilst assisting in the introduction of new monitoring tools, techniques and automation going forward.

  • Azure Portal
  • Access and security control
  • IaaS: Networking, Virtual Machines, Gateways etc.
  • PaaS: SQL Azure, App Services, Azure DevOps etc.
  • Monitoring: Azure Monitor, Application Insights, Log Analytics etc.

Long term projects to include
  • Ongoing Maintenance and Testing of Disaster Recovery.
  • Assisting in the Migration of on-premises environment into Microsoft Azure.


Key Skills:

  • Azure PaaS and IaaS Support experience is essential. Whilst on the job training and mentorship will be available, it is essential that you have a demonstratable foundation to build upon.
  • IT support experience in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business
  • Strong team-worker able to support junior team members as required
  • Willing and able to expand and develop wide skills and knowledge
  • Flexible approach and enthusiastic attitude
  • Committed and self-motivated

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