MS Azure Cloud Engineer

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    Cambridge Assessment
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  • Closing Date:
    30 June 2021

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Arianne Santos

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Job Purpose

Digital Services Cambridge Limited (DSCL) Manila is looking for an experienced MS Azure Cloud engineer who will focus on the application systems for Cambridge Assessment, running Linux and Windows Operating Systems for the web tier on MS Azure cloud platform. The key focus of the role is to support the rapidly expanding cloud based and the multiple applications and technologies that interact with and rely upon them. The engineers are part of BAU, project and on demand work packages in an Agile and DevOps environment. The successful candidate will review, maintain, troubleshoot and correct critical production systems in a busy data centre environment while maintaining best practice as suggested by ITIL and industry principles.

Principal Duties

  • Day to day provision of second/third line support for technologies that the team owns within agreed SLAs. Out of business hours work may be expected
  • Manage and implement projects in the operational/support environments including: evaluation, feasibility, technical investigations, pilots, and proof of concepts, training and knowledge transfer to and from other teams
  • Provide expert advice to help inform Line Management about the technical capabilities of IT products within the operational support environment. Assess the value of proposed projects to ensure appropriateness of solutions and to maintain alignment with the wider technical framework
  • Successful candidate will work in UK and Manila hours on shifts?
  • On-call or weekend work is required based on the business activities?
  • Ability to produce quality technical documentation, present and explain technical concepts to customers in plain English. Proactively take ownership of on-time updates, depth and breadth of content?
  • Build and maintain effective relationships and lines of communication with other IT Teams, third party suppliers and the Business Streams to facilitate effective delivery. The Application Engineer is a key contact for significant number of business applications. The role is important to ensure that the key systems operate within service level agreements?

Knowledge and Experience


  • Degree level education, or equivalent real-life experience?
  • Infrastructure Management and Disaster Recovery Management?
  • JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)?
  • PowerShell?
  • AWS administration?
  • MS Azure Storage administration such as data security, backup and restore
  • MS Azure Networking such as managing public and private IPs, maintaining virtual network, Orchestrating routing path
  • MS Azure Security skills such as data encryption, Protect accounts and resources against compromise
  • Understanding of High availability, Traffic Manager and load balancers in Azure
  • MS Azure AD
  • Windows Server 2019, 2016 and 2012
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with a good customer focus
  • Automation experience


  • Up to date with new advances in Azure 
  • Understanding of Patching Windows, Serverless architecture, Scalesets
  • Web services and API experience
  • Kubernetes and Docker experience
  • Certifications in MS Azure administration, Architect design, infrastructure solutions etc.
  • Understanding of Networking, including firewall and load balancers such a Working knowledge of Service Management Processes
  • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation level

Why should you consider joining us?

Because you aspire to be part of a reputable global organization and a well-known brand.

Our brand and reputation is a product of close to 500 years of experience developing world-class learning and research solutions, and assessment programs in accord with the highest technical standards.  Today, we have more than 50 offices worldwide and over 6,000 high-performing employees.  Our products and services reach 170 countries and over 15 million customers worldwide?

Because you dream about making a difference and contribute to society.

Here at Cambridge, our purpose is simple – we unlock people's potential with the best learning and research solutions, and provide excellence in education.  Our products and services help inspire learners all over the world to go further and to have the confidence to access a lifetime of enriching experiences and opportunities?

Because you aspire to be in an environment that supports you and demands the best of you.

To deliver on our promise to our customers, we know that we have to get it right with our colleagues first – the people responsible for developing our world-class products and services.  We invest heavily in the learning and development of our talent, because we know that it is the foundation to have a culture of innovation.  And we believe in empowering people, because it provides you the freedom to unleash your talent and develop your potential to the fullest?

Because you believe in equality, diversity and inclusivity.

As a global organization, we know that diversity in all its various forms is the key to our success.  We value and respect those differences, because it brings about a wide range perspectives on how we operate as an organization and how we act as a responsible and progressive member of society.   We are an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are made available to those willing to take up the challenge?

Because you value your well-being.

We recognize and take our employees' well-being seriously.   Our ways of working, benefits, policies and programs are orientated towards providing an environment which promote and support wellness.   We believe in being a partner of our colleagues to help them balance both the challenges of work and at home?

If the above inspires and excites you, surely you would want to know more.   Visit our company website and social media profiles to learn more about us and how we may be the company that matches your aspirations.


Official Company Website?

Home | Cambridge University Press

The University's international exams group | Cambridge Assessment

Facebook Accounts?

Instagram Accounts?

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16th Floor, Frabelle Corporate Plaza, 129 Tordesillas St., Legaspi Village Makati City, Philippines, 1229

Contributory pension scheme

Flexible Working

Flexible working environment

Life Assurance

Group Life insurance coverage


‘Press Extra’, offering discounts at high street retailers

Annual Leave

28 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 30 days after 10 years of service


Free on-site Gym facilities,
cycle to work scheme


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