Azure Engineer
20th February, 2024
Must be able to obtain Negative Vetting Level 1 Security clearance.
 
The Azure Engineer will be primarily focused on managing and improving the department’s Azure infrastructure, such as Azure resources, Office 365 applications and Standard Operating Environments.
Azure Engineers are responsible for undertaking very complex and sensitive work, under broad direction, utilising expertise across a range of activities relating to IT Service Management.
 
The role will be responsible for, but not limited to:
• Work effectively across teams to provide cloud expertise to enhance and improve existing solutions, including designing, developing, implementing, and testing solutions, in line with business requirements and software development standards.
• Work collaboratively with other teams to investigate and resolve complex issues with the operation of infrastructure and infrastructure as code.
• Work effectively with other teams to investigate and resolve complex issues with the implementation of the Azure platform.
• Contribute to the re-architecture of platforms and migration projects to move systems to cloud.
• Ensure deadlines are consistently met and that a high standard of technical and design documentation is provided.
• Define, develop and document the existing automation technologies to enhance the system’s build, test and deployment capabilities.
• Assist the application development teams with the development and maintenance of DevOps continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) pipelines.
• Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as required.
• Contribute to providing On-call support for AEC infrastructure and systems.
• Stay up to date with the latest industry trends and advancements
 
Mandatory Criteria:
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in implementing enterprise IT solutions
consuming Azure services – including, but not limited to the following:
o Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
o Serverless Compute – Azure Functions, Web Apps
o Storage – blobs, files shares, queues and tables
o Integration – Service Bus and Event Hub
o Identity – Entra ID (AAD), Azure B2C and Entra ID Connect
o API Management (APIM) – developing APIs, APIM maintenance and infrastructure
• Demonstrated experience in developing Azure DevOps CI/CD YAML pipelines using ARM and/or Bicep
• Demonstrated experience with managing and migrating solution infrastructure to the Azure platform
• Demonstrated knowledge of risk management principles and processes in context of Infrastructure management   
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels and influence key stakeholders.
• Intune management and configuration of mobile devices.
• Office 365 best practice and configuration in line with the DTA blueprint.
• Cultural fit:
o Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams
o Ability to work with technical and non-technical staff at all levels.
o Ability to collaborate and mentor team members to promote team harmony
 
Desirable Criteria:
• Relevant qualifications in IT, including cloud certification 
• Experience with GIT version control and common branching strategies.
• Experience with function apps
• Demonstrated knowledge of IT frameworks, such as ITIL and TOGAF 
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Commonwealth frameworks, including ICT
frameworks