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Microsoft Cloud Engineer

  • Location:

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    IT & Tech

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

    jfellows@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JFDOE1_1609859024

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-04

  • Startdate:

    11/01/2021

Microsoft Cloud / DevOps Engineer required for a fantastic contract based in Bristol

The Role

  • Based within the ICT service's Design and Transition team, the role provides Microsoft cloud engineering skills and experience in support of a wider Agile Development team delivering solutions using Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365 and Azure PaaS services.
  • Working as part of an Agile Development team to deliver technical solutions within the council's Digital Platform, including but not limited to: Configuring, deploying and securing Azure PaaS services such as Web Apps, Logic Apps, Functions, Service Bus (following development by Software Engineers)
  • Implementing monitoring and alerting for production Azure PaaS services
  • Configuring and securing Azure AD B2C services
  • Troubleshooting and issue resolution for Azure PaaS services
  • Configuration and support of identity and security layer for Microsoft 365 components (e.g. Azure AD features such as conditional access, app registrations, B2B sharing)
  • Automating IT operational processes linked to Microsoft 365 using Power Platform components (e.g. Power Automate, Power BI)
  • Communicating effectively with Software Engineers and other key members of project teams.
  • Transitioning technical solutions into production through effective documentation and handover to operational service teams

The Requirements

  • Use of REST and SOAP web services
  • Use of JSON and XML
  • PowerShell
  • Azure
  • Service deployment and configuration (NOT development), ARM templates
  • Experience of key PaaS services - Web Apps, Logic Apps, Functions, Service Bus
  • Azure hybrid PaaS scenarios (Data Gateway, Hybrid Connection Manager)
  • Azure AD and hybrid identity, Azure AD Connect and ADFS
  • Azure AD B2B and B2C configuration, Conditional Access
  • Monitoring, Cost Management
  • Security, RBAC
  • Demonstrable experience identifying and managing technology-based risks, issues and interdependencies.
  • Good working knowledge of complex system architectures.
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects concurrently, each of which have significant interdependencies.
  • Demonstrable expertise in manging projects to time, quality and budget.
  • You must have experience of configuring, deploying and securing Azure PaaS services and core Microsoft 365 identity and security capabilities
  • Council Based Experience would be highly beneficial

The Contract

  • Locum Contract
  • 3 Months+
  • £250 per day Inside IR35 Paid via Umbrella
  • Council Based

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email