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Cloud (Azure) Automation Engineer – Contract

London, Greater London, England


Job Description

Virtual Clarity is looking for Cloud Automation Engineers with a variety of specialist skills, in either Operations, Security, Continuous Deployment or Testing for a 6 month contract engagement.

Asa Cloud Automation Engineer, you will be working under the direction andguidance of the Security Architecture team members and possess the ability tobe a self-starter, quick learner of new technology, and highly motivated.

Anautomation engineer has a broad, generalist knowledge of public cloudinfrastructure and automation. They able to develop infrastructure software inteams and are comfortable with modern approaches to testing and code review.They will typically have a specialist area (virtual infrastructure, containers,databases etc.) but are able to turn their attention to a research spike andlearn something new rapidly.

A cloud automation engineer is educated to bachelors degree level or equivalent in computer science or a related discipline. They communicate effectively and clearly in written and spoken mediums and are capable of developing and maintaining a range of stakeholder relationships.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing IT Security solutions upon request by theclient.
  • Analyzing client-proposed solutions and tactfullypresenting where improvements should be made.
  • Producing high quality documentation asrequired. This will include architecturediagrams, and written commentary on proposals.
  • A relentless focus on solutions that providebusiness benefits. Warning when there isany appearance of technology for its own sake.

Desired Skills and Education

  • Knowledgeableregarding cloud technologies, both from the IT infrastructure and ITapplications perspective

  • Certificationfrom one or more major cloud providers

  • Knowledge andexperience with:

    • Azure and itsnative services
    • Source codecontrol (e.g. Git)
    • Terraform
  • Knowledge and experience with:

    • Scriptinglanguages (Python, PowerShell, Bash)
    • Markup languages(YAML, JSON)
    • Secretsmanagement (Key Vault)
  • Personable andcomfortable working with senior professionals

  • Self-motivated and able to travel when required

Our Company

Virtual Clarity is a Technology Consultancy business, with offices in the USA and Europe. Business leaders know that transforming I.T. into a Service is a shift that needs to happen. But many don't know how to get there. Getting our customers there simply, is simply all we do. We untangle their I.T., taking it from complex legacy, to a clear, cloud infrastructure, that will help make them and their business clean, lean and ready for a nimble future.We not only help customers refine their technology vision, but also help them sell it to the rest of their company, so that everyone can see the need for change, and most importantly, get excited about it. In fact, our remit goes beyond advisory services into the realms of getting things done. We are active participants in the task of creating I.T. as a Service.If I.T. is keeping customers awake, it's not working. Fundamental change can feel like stepping into the abyss. We know that CIOs and CTOs already have plenty of things keeping them awake at night - no one needs more! Thankfully, the benefits of moving to ITaaS far outweigh any reasons to stay as they are, and our current clients are sleeping all the better for making that move.

Our Culture

We are an entrepreneurial business, where almost everyonecomes into contact with the customer, at some point. We are informal unless required to beotherwise, by our customers, where much of the time we work on-site.

We work with game changers, believers and visionaries. We give a damn: not everyone thinks its cool to care, but we do. We care about our customers and about our people. Were obsessed with return on energy and deliver return on investment. We are a collective of change makers and focused thinkers; we actually make it happen.

The VCtone is SMART, RELEVANT & FUN. Weare actively NOT corporate. Our intention is to offer all our peopleopportunities to produce, learn and teach, as well as a platform for takingtheir career to the next stage.

Posted 14 days ago

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