Azure Cloud SME

Category: Infrastructure
City: Reading, England - South East, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0320-1712
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description

If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Cortisone is a high profile, challenging and successful programme in the UK Defence sector for MoD. The end user community are the Defence Medical Services (DMS) an umbrella organisation within the Ministry of Defence in the United Kingdom, which organises all medical, dental and nursing services within the British Armed Forces.

We are looking for an Azure Cloud SME to work within a SAFe Agile team designing and delivering the migration of a secure, Microsoft stack based On Premise to a secure Azure Cloud environment.

The role will be well suited to a senior infrastructure architect / engineer with extensive Azure and system migration experience. This is a full time role based in either our Leatherhead or Reading office.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities

- Provision of technical leadership on Azure services, and migration approach to Agile team
and customer representatives
- Provision of technical leadership on Azure services, and migration approach to Agile team
and customer representatives
- Leading the discovery of environment components, configuration and performance
characteristics for existing on premise environment
- Working with the Agile team architect to produce architectural designs for equivalent Azure - - Cloud hosted solution (and any required interim system requirements)
- Apply best practices for Azure Hosted solutions,
- Ensure security principles are applied to migration strategy
- Migration of network components, configuration, services and servers to Azure Cloud
- Diagnosing and fixing of issues throughout migration process
- Assisting with the development of automation scripts for migration process
Producing documentation as required.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

- Azure Solutions Architect certification
- Experience as solution architect for Azure hosted solution-v
- Server build and maintenance (Windows) experience
- General platform knowledge (SAN's, McAfee, Netbackup, WSUS, etc)
- Strong leadership / people management skills
- Provision of infrastructure using Powershell and JSON
- Strong understanding of security principles required for secure migration to Azure
- Implementation of Government Secure systems using AZURE IAAS components would be
- Experience of NVA e.g. F5 Fortinet Cisco Etc.
- SQL (Preferably SQL Server)
- Experience of Agile/Sprints and/or the software development lifecycle

What you can expect from us

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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