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Azure Platform Engineer at Royal London Group

Azure Platform Engineer

Royal London Group Macclesfield, Cheshire Full Time
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At Royal London we want to attract the

best talent to help us achieve our vision of becoming the most trusted and recommended financial company in the UK. We are the largest mutual life, pensions and Investment Company in the UK.

For more than 150 years, people have been at the heart of all that is great about Royal London. We know that this is a difficult and uncertain time for everyone and are doing everything we can to support our customers, our people and candidates.

Maintaining the Spirit of Royal London is of paramount importance to us as we face new and different ways of working. That is why we are embracing technology throughout our recruitment process to support interactions. As you embark on your journey with us will engage with you via email, telephone and video to ensure we all remain safe. We are committed to wellbeing and at this challenging time, it remains our priority. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Azure Platform Engineer to join our Group Technology and Change team in either our Edinburgh or Wilmslow office on a permanent basis

The main purpose of this role is to configure and support our Azure tenancy. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaboration with our solution designers to translate any designs into Infrastructure as Code
  • Managing changes, via appropriate change control, for tenancy wide or product wide changes
  • Identify, respond to, investigate and resolve incidents and problems that impact service operation, playing a key role with any major outages of the Cloud service(s)
  • Develop automation for all aspects of platform service management including patching, upgrades, changes, applying DevOps principles and toolchain
  • Implement appropriate automation for all aspects of platform service management including patching, upgrades, changes, applying DevOps principles and toolchain, exploiting cloud, container and infrastructure-as-code capabilities
  • Understanding changes to Azure cloud services and being able to configure them specific to the organisation
  • Experience in overseeing the service delivery and supporting colleagues
  • An understanding of a range of Core Azure services covering their SaaS/PaaS/IaaS offerings
  • Experience working and understanding of networks and how Azure can be affected by differing configurations / workload
  • Essential Criteria

  • Experience with utilising PowerShell to configure and control the service
  • Ability to configure bases Azure services via standard “Infrastructure As Code” software e.g. TerraForm, ARM Templates, Ansible etc.
  • Experience in setting up systems in Azure
  • Azure DevOps & Configuring CI/CD pipelines previously
  • An excellent communicator and comfortable liaising with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Comfortable working independently and within a team environment
  • Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in migrating other systems in Azure
  • Experience/comfortable working in an agile environment
  • Experience of administering Windows or Linux systems
  • Working in a regulated environment previously
  • What we offer

  • We've always been proud to reward employees by offering a number of benefits such as Pensions and Protection, Performance and role-related benefits, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
  • Our People Promise is something we live up to every day. We know we can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from us in return.
  • Glassdoor have again ranked as among the best places to work in the UK
  • Our culture is welcoming, friendly, flexible and we aim to make you always feel included.


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