Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Dublin City Centre, Dublin
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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Dublin City Centre, Dublin

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer – Dublin – € 450 Per day

Ref. 127872

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

o Project work relating to configuring Azure resources, AAD and other Azure services

o Provide insights that will assist in the formulation of a robust cloud strategy, including options for high-availability, DR, backups, and cost-efficient practices

o Help to identify the servers and applications that are prime candidates for migration to the cloud

o Plan and complete migrations as required, ensuring that downtime is kept to a minimum

o Troubleshoot and resolve migration and cloud-related issues (e.g. permissions, connectivity and performance)

o 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

o Third Level qualification in Computer Science, IT or relevant equivalent

o Azure Engineering – Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with a medium/large scale Azure cloud environment, including Office 365 and Azure Active Directory

o Azure Certification – Relevant technical certifications, e.g. Microsoft Server, Azure, VMware are preferable but significant experience with these technologies will also be considered

o Azure Training & Mentoring – Candidates should be able to train and upskill existing staff on all aspects of Azure Maintenance and ManagementRelevant technical certifications, e.g. Microsoft Server, Azure, VMware are preferable but significant experience with these technologies will also be considered

o 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.

o Hands-on experience with VMware virtualisation technology

o Good PowerShell Scripting experience

o Solid understanding of Networking, Firewall and SAN technologies

o Excellent communication and customer service skills, strong Teamwork capabilities and commitment to customer focused service delivery

Highly desireable;

While not essential, experience with Linux Administration would be a distinct advantage in this role.

IMPORTANT – All applicants must have immediate availability to work in the EU or be anEEA/UK Citizen. Candidates that require any kind of Visa sponsorship or work permit will cannot be considered at present

To Apply:

For more information on this role, please contact Níall on +353 1 8690258 or +353 87 384 5327 or send current CV along with brief cover letter through this site

Job Reference 128194
Job Duration 6 Months+
Start Date ASAP
Salary €400 - €450 per day

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