Azure Technical Leads x 2 - Automated Financial Cloud

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £680 per day

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    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

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Azure Technical Leads x 2 - Automated Dinancial Cloud Service

+ 6 month initial contracts

+ Highly Automated MS Azure service - 'Lights out'

+ Fully remote

+ £600 to £680 per day

+ Outside IR35

The Project:

Produce a highly automated financial cloud service based in Microsoft Azure using the principals of "lights-out" operations to provide PAYG, on-demand financial services.

Key Skills:

+ 5 years of experience as a Tech Lead practicing some form of Agile and DevOps.

+ 4 years of hands-on experience with building and scaling Azure infrastructure.

+ 3 years of hands-on experience automating microservice deployments on Kubernetes.

+ 5 years of hands-on experience with configuration management tools such as Terraform and Ansible.

+ 5 years of hands-on experience managing CI/CD tools such as GitLab or GitHub.

+ 5 years of hands-on experience with distributed source code controls systems such as Git.


Technical Lead with proven experience of designing and developing automation in public cloud using primarily Terraform and other automation tools. Technical Leads must have a strong automation development background with experience of common development tools and automated development delivery pipelines, used in the delivery of containerised services.

Working with the automation development teams, to deploy highly automated infrastructure, platforms, applications and services (REST API and Web Applications) to business users, in a LIGHTS OUT ADMINISTRATION Azure public cloud environment. Including; integrating other SaaS and PaaS subscription services available in the internet, Private cloud hosted application services (hybrid cloud).

Technical Leads are self motivated leaders capable of guiding experienced developers to produce tangible measurable deliverables at an acceptable quality and compliant to standards that realise the overall architectural vision for a defined solution.

Technical Leads will collaboratively define and design enterprise solutions that meet business objectives, while meeting all compliance requirements, identified by regulators, defined by vendors, adopted by business or governance as standards, are published by standards bodies or institutes as representative of industry best practice.

Technical Leads will need to be capable of accepting escalations from developers and technical teams and resolving them, through;

  • resolving the issue themselves,

  • education and guidance, back into the escalating team,

  • reassignment to more appropriate resource or team, capable of resolution,

  • Identification of a resolution plan, which may include the recruitment or engagement of specifically experienced resource, not currently available.

Highly Desirable

+ Experience with monitoring tools such as Azure Application Insights, Elastic Cloud APM or Prometheus.

+ Experience with log ingestion and data analytics tools such as Azure Log Analytics, ElasticSearch and Logstash.

+ Experience with Azure security and auditing tools such as AAD, Azure Policy, Azure Sentinel, Azure Security Center and Azure Defender.

+ Experience supporting, administering or architecting multi-tenant SaaS applications in Azure.

+ You are fluent in at least 1 object-oriented language.