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Azure Automation Engineer

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    £75000 - £90000 per annum + + hybrid working, bonus & benefits

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    Bryn Evans

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    about 1 month ago

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    Head Resourcing

Azure Automation Engineer (Edinburgh or Leeds - Hybrid)

Head Resourcing is pleased to be working with one of the leading retail banks in the UK who are looking for an experienced Azure Automation Engineer to join their team within the Infrastructure Engineering team, located in Leeds or Edinburgh. In this role, you will develop, test, and maintain virtualization solutions across our organisation.

Role Overview:

  • Solution Development: Design and implement virtualisation solutions that address business needs and provide significant benefits.
  • Mentorship: Support and develop the skills of junior team members, enhancing the team's overall capabilities.
  • Innovation: Drive innovation by challenging traditional approaches within our technology space.
  • Strategic Influence: Promote new technology approaches underpinned by modern principles.
  • Vendor Collaboration: Collaborate with vendors to ensure their products align with our strategic objectives.

This is a unique opportunity to join us during a critical phase of our transformation journey, working with the latest Azure technology stack.

Technical Skills:

Infrastructure and Virtual Desktop:

  • Proven experience in AVD engineering within a commercial environment, with certifications up to AZ104 and AZ140.
  • Expertise in AVD architecture, deployment options, management tools, and security best practices.
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure & Configuration as Code using tools like Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, Bicep, or Terraform.
  • Experience in building and deploying secure AVD environments through CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps.
  • Knowledge of image development and management using Packer or Azure Image Builder.
  • Skills in using Azure Monitor and Log Analytics for proactive monitoring and troubleshooting of Infrastructure as Code based AVD environments.

Automation and Programming:

  • Proficiency with automation tools such as Logic Apps, Functions, Azure Automation, and Event Grid.
  • Knowledge of scripting and programming languages like PowerShell, KQL, and YAML for automating AVD-related tasks.

Benefits Package:

  • Generous pension contributions up to 15%
  • Annual bonus, subject to organisational performance
  • Share schemes, including free shares
  • Adaptable benefits such as discounted shopping
  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

We understand not everyone will meet 100% of the requirements, however we encourage you to apply if you think your skills are a good fit for this role.

As well as an attractive salary, there's bonuses, industry leading pension and further benefits available.

If this opportunity sounds of interest and you would like more information, please apply with an up-to-date CV.

Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Head Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency.

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