Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Microsoft)

Last updated 32 minutes ago
Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Full Time

Expiry Date: 16:00, 04 December 2020

Salary: £53,652.00 - £60,088.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.

Are you a SME on the Microsoft Stack? Does working with complex and interesting systems that provide daily challenges appeal to you? Would you be interested in playing a key role in the future infrastructure at TfGM. If so, this is by far an exciting time to join us.

About Us.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is responsible for delivering Greater Manchester’s future transport strategy and commitments. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London. Our vision is for world class connections that support long-term, sustainable economic growth and access to opportunity for all. To achieve this, we have ambitious plans to establish a fully integrated, high capacity transport system across Greater Manchester becoming a digital transport operator keeping the city, region moving and growing, helping people in Greater Manchester make over 6 million journeys a day.

The scale of change, the size of the investment and the dedicated team we have in the business today make it an exciting place to work with a lot of scope to deliver first-class products and services and continue your own personal development journey. There is a dress-down culture, a dynamic working environment and with a culture that collaborates, shares, continually learns, challenges and embraces better ways of doing things to continually meet user needs through technology and data.

Some of the tools, techniques and technologies we use and continue to develop and evolve include Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft 365 services, Public / Private Cloud Services, UX and Modern Web Development with React, Micro Service integration architectures, Test Automation, Key Management and Security Tooling, Elastic Search, Insight and Analytics using Data Warehouse as a Service, CCTV, Internet of Things, Mobile Apps, Chatbots, Machine Learning, DevOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment, Operational and Security Monitoring, Software Defined Networking, Data and Network Security and much, much, more.

The breadth of what we do is wide and varied, and we are innovating fast.

So, what are we looking for?

As our Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Microsoft) at TfGM you will be responsible for continuously improving the infrastructure, developing, deploying and managing Microsoft environments, help engineers work more efficiently and improve the tools that TfGM already deploys. In this role you will help resolve issues that occur and be proactive in supporting teams and find innovative solutions. You will also be involved in contributing your ideas to platform architecture and design to drive continuous improvement.

You will be able to demonstrate the skills and experience in the following key areas:

  • Strong experience as a Microsoft Engineer (OnPrem and cloud), preferably from an infrastructure background (System Engineer, Infrastructure engineer)
  • Advanced experience with public and private clouds
  • Advanced knowledge of managing and maintaining a secure business productivity and collaboration tools. (Microsoft 365)
  • Excellent experience in using identity and security services (Azure AD, etc)
  • Excellent experience in service monitoring tools
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft 365 services, AWS, Azure, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Jira, Networking, scripting (PowerShell, json, Python), Microsoft and Linux operating systems
  • Experience of managing project workstreams and engineers

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is £51,252 - £57,688 per annum with an additional £2,400 per annum paid as a market supplement. Salary will be based upon skills and experience.

The market supplement is paid monthly and will be reviewed in December 2020.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At Transport for Greater Manchester we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

So, if you’re keen to support the growth of Greater Manchester, to connect people and places and to help us develop and implement ambitious plans to make the city-region one of the best places in the world to grow up, get on and grow old – we want to hear from you.

We have attached a role profile to this advert which highlights the career path available for roles within this area of work. For this role you should review the section of the role profile and person specification which relate to the role of Senior Infrastructure Engineer. To apply please provide your CV ensuring you include a summary of how you meet our requirements.

Transport for Greater Manchester is a fast-moving organisation with lots to deliver – so we may not wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible!!

NOTE TO AGENCIES – we will be accepting direct applications only for this role. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral CV.

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