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Within this role, you will be trusted to; self-navigate, learn & share, a highly available Azure cloud environment. This is to support and migrate our legacy web application server environment, and to work on the build and architecture of our rebuilt containerised application.
Reporting directly to the Cloud and Infrastructure Manager, you will be expected to work independently, producing clear documentation to support the cloud environment. You will be expected to learn on the job, while improving your overall performance based on targets set for you.
Knowledge of building, and delivering scalable containerised apps with Kubernetes
Experience with Azure
Strong understanding of cloud networking architecture, including Cisco ASAv/FTD/FMC and load balancers
Track record of managing Linux servers in a public cloud environment
To comply with all technical and security processes by design practices.
Proven experience creating cloud platforms based around a cloud-native modern tech-stack
Good written and verbal communication skills and good standard of English
Have a desire to keep up to date with technology changes
Experience with Git version control
Experience working with development teams writing PHP
Competent with MySQL
Investigate and track down bugs and create resolutions
Accurately record issues, features and business requirements
Building and setting up development tools and infrastructure
Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying this to developers
Identify tools and methods to automate and improve development and release processes
Ensuring systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
Identifying technical problems and developing software updates and ‘fixes’
Working alongside software developers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
Planning cloud architecture projects and being involved in project management decisions
Producing detailed documentation for the cloud infrastructure to demonstrate both logical network and server design
Be adaptable in working, with multiple priorities that can change regularly
To be able to work to agreed deadlines
We have fantastic facilities at our head office in Ilkley which was designed with employee welfare and fulfilment in mind and includes numerous breakout areas, reading space, an onsite gym, onsite parking, gaming area, pool table and table tennis, free fruit delivered weekly
There are excellent progression opportunities within our company growth plans based on personal development goals and regular feedback and reviews
Training and development is provided by talented team members, enthusiastic leadership and industry experts
Our excellent benefits package includes 25 days annual leave rising with each year of employment up to a maximum of 30 days per year.
Employee referral bonus
Various weekly recognition schemes
Employee engagement and activities committee that plans activities throughout the year
Two big company celebrations per year - summer and winter events
Company pension scheme, comprehensive private medical scheme and life insurance
We are an equal opportunities employer and have a proactive focus on inclusion & diversity and supporting social mobility through our DE&I Group; we are keen to meet with a diverse pool of candidates
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