Azure Engineer - Dublin - €500 Per day
Posted on Sep 13, 2020 by I.T. Alliance N.I. Ltd
Azure Engineer - Dublin - Euros 500 Per day
A large Irish Semi-State company headquartered in Central Dublin is looking for 2 experienced Azure Engineers to join their IT Operations team on a 6-month contract. The Azure Engineer will play a key role in migrating the company's existing server infrastructure to the Cloud and help with the upskilling of staff in Azure management skills.
The current server environment consists of 900 (mostly Windows) Servers, spread across two Dublin data centres. 80% of these Servers are VMware VMs, and over the coming months our aim is to begin migrating VMs to the Azure cloud. We are also looking to adopt a cloud-first approach for new services as soon as the cloud environment is established.
This is with a dynamic working environment, generous renumeration rates and an easily accessible location in Dublin City Centre, these roles are great Opportunity for ambitious engineers looking to develop their cloud experience on a large-scale, government backed project.
Responsibilities of role
Project work relating to configuring Azure resources, AAD and other Azure services
Provide insights that will assist in the formulation of a robust cloud strategy, including options for high-availability, DR, backups, and cost-efficient practices
Help to identify the Servers and applications that are prime candidates for migration to the cloud
Plan and complete migrations as required, ensuring that downtime is kept to a minimum
Troubleshoot and resolve migration and cloud-related issues (eg permissions, connectivity and performance)
Assist as required with other day-to-day Operations tasks (such as backups, patching and upgrades) and troubleshooting of the on-premise Windows infrastructure
Essential Candidate Requirements
Third Level qualification in Computer Science, IT or relevant equivalent
Azure Engineering - Minimum of 3 years' experience working with a medium/large scale Azure cloud environment, including Office 365 and Azure Active Directory
Azure Certification - Relevant technical certifications, eg Microsoft Server, Azure, VMware are preferable but significant experience with these technologies will also be considered
Azure Training & Mentoring - Candidates should be able to train and upskill existing staff on all aspects of Azure Maintenance and ManagementRelevant technical certifications, eg Microsoft Server, Azure, VMware are preferable but significant experience
with these technologies will also be considered
Minimum of 3 years' experience working within a Windows Server-based infrastructure, with a thorough knowledge of server O/S administration, Active Directory, DNS, monitoring etc.
Hands-on experience with VMware virtualisation technology
Good PowerShell Scripting experience
Solid understanding of Networking, Firewall and SAN technologies
Excellent communication and customer service skills, strong Teamwork capabilities and commitment to customer focused service delivery
IMPORTANT - All applicants must have immediate availability to work in the EU OR be UK Citizens. Candidates that require any kind of Visa sponsorship or work permit will cannot be considered at present
For more information on this role, please contact Níall or send current CV along with brief cover letter through this site