MS Azure Cloud Engineer

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    6 March 2024

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Karissa Julia Subido

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Discover a world of endless possibilities with Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a distinguished global academic publisher and assessment organisation proudly affiliated with the prestigious University of Cambridge.


We are seeking a passionate MS Azure Cloud Engineer to be part of the Application Engineers Team, to focus on the support of application systems, running Linux and Windows Operating Systems for the web tier on MS Azure cloud platform.


Why Cambridge?

At Cambridge, our unwavering commitment is to excel in education, learning, and research on a global scale. With a presence in over 170 countries, we empower millions of individuals, unlocking their potential and enabling their success. From dedicated teachers shaping young minds to visionary researchers pushing the boundaries of knowledge, we embody a relentless pursuit of enlightenment, curiosity, and understanding.

We embrace change as an opportunity for growth and progress, constantly adapting to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Collaboration and attentive listening are at the heart of our journey, as we work hand in hand with our customers and each other to innovate and discover more effective ways to achieve our goals. We believe people thrive in an environment where Trust and Empowerment are at the forefront, which is why all our new team members are provided regularisation on their first day so they can start #PursuingPotential from day one.

Joining Cambridge means becoming a part of an extraordinary institution renowned worldwide. Beyond that, you'll become a part of a vibrant and forward-thinking community that transcends tradition, fostering a culture of continuous growth and personal development. Here, we provide the perfect environment for you to thrive, supporting your professional journey and empowering you to reach your highest potential.


What can you get from Cambridge?

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from diverse branches, expanding your horizons and enriching your understanding of different cultures. We value your wellbeing and offer stability, fostering your professional and personal growth through internal and external activities and training sessions to help enrich your skillset.

Enjoy work-life balance flexibility through our range of options, including flexible schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leave. As a regular employee on Day One, you'll have access to comprehensive healthcare benefits, ensuring your peace of mind with coverage for dependents, group life insurance, and robust well-being programs.


Your responsibilities as an MS Azure Cloud Engineer:

Working under the supervision of the Manila Team Lead, you will manage and plan for the implementation of Azure projects in the operational/support environments including evaluation, feasibility, technical investigations, proof of concepts, releases, changes, implementation, training, and knowledge transfer to and from other support teams.

You will also be expected to be responsible for: 

  • Day to day provision of second/third line support for technologies, including handling ofIncidents, Service Requests, Problem Records, Change reviews and approvals, team tasks, and security investigations, that the Exam Technology owns within agreed SLAs. Support work will be UK and Philippines hours on shifts schedule. Out of business hours support, on-call, or weekend work, will be expected based on Business Operations demand.
  • Organisation and manage maintenance activities, including deployments, ad-hoc work packages, service improvements and patching of servers, to support business peaks following approved instructions.
  • Be the Application Subject Matter Expert for MS Azure hosted platforms. Produce quality up-to-date in-depth technical documentation, present technical concepts to wider audience at all levels, and conduct knowledge transfer within the team.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships and lines of communication within and with other teams, third party suppliers and the Business Streams to facilitate effective delivery.
  • Guide engineers on the job to help them develop their skill sets and become more effective in their roles.


What makes you the ideal candidate for this role?

You will be an ideal candidate if you have strong experience with Automation and MS Azure Cloud Engineering, Architecture or Infrastructure with a minimum of 3 years proven experience in a Systems Admin or DevOps role. Having an understanding of High availability, Traffic Manager, and load balancers in Azure and being an excellent communicator and collaborator with a good customer focus will be highly regarded.

Additionally, having the below knowledge, skills, and experience would also give you an advantage:

  • Strong experience with MS Azure Storage administration such as data security, backup and restore, MS Azure Networking such as managing public and private IPs, maintaining virtual network, and MS Azure Security such as data encryption, Protect accounts and resources against compromise.
  • Experience in Windows Server 2019, 2016 and 2012 
  • Understanding of Patching Windows, Serverless architecture, and Scalesets
  • 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
  • Automation


Please refer to the attached JD for further details on the role.

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