Infrastructure Engineer


London - London

£70,000 - £70,000   + 4.5 day working week!

Infrastructure Engineer - Windows Server to Azure Migration Project

6 month FTC

We have an exciting opportunity to work at a global business-to-business information services business firm as a Data centre migration manager. As leaders in providing unique business to business solutions, my client are looking for an engineer skilled in Windows Server stack and experience with Azure for an on-prem to Azure IaaS migration. You will be joining a talented team of people in IT, with over 2500 colleagues globally in this FTSE 250 company.

The Data Centre Migration Engineer as part of the infrastructure team is responsible for ensuring services are highly available and configured according to industry best practices. The role also extends to provisioning and building new infrastructure machines as part of both new technology initiatives and refreshes.

The team are currently working on migrating our corporate data centres to Microsoft Azure. This role is primarily focused on this migration project working with Windows Servers, Linux and Microsoft SQL Server. There are 350 servers in the estate and some will be decommissioned saving costs and then the plan is to migrate circa 250 into the Azure IaaS.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Migrating Services to Microsoft Azure
  • Windows Server administration
  • Vmware administration

Person - Key Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

Technical Skills (Essential):

  • Data Centre Migration experience
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Azure (for IaaS/SQL PaaS)
  • Proven skills with PowerShell
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Server 2012/2016
  • Office365 administration (Exchange Online, Teams)
  • Working knowledge of monitoring platforms such as Solarwinds

Technical Skills (Desirable):

  • Understanding of ARM templates, Terraform and JSON
  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere and Site Recovery Manager
  • Knowledge of Azure Log Analytics and Azure Automation
  • Knowledge of IT security best practices, MFA, SSL, PAM

Other Skills:

  • Able to articulate network requirements for services - TCP/IP, firewall rules, routing, load balancers
  • Working knowledge of disaster recovery principles and procedures
  • Able to produce technical documentation for use by IT staff and customers
  • Systematic approach to troubleshooting including root-cause analysis
  • Understanding of ITIL framework and processes

Essential Experience:

  • Experience with large-scale infrastructure migrations
  • Experience working in a 3rd line infrastructure team supporting users in a multi-site environment
  • Experience using PowerShell to automate administration tasks including writing documentation and using version control

Infrastructure Engineer - Windows Server to Azure Migration

Infrastructure Engineer Azure Windows Server




Updated: Tue Aug 17 2021 09:14:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)