£45000 - £50000 per annum
Job description

Age UK's Digital & Technology Team are expanding, and we are keen to recruit 2 Cloud Platforms Engineers.

These new opportunities will allow the post holders to provide technology and end-user support, whilst working under the direction of the Infrastructure Manager.

In these roles you will be required to design, implement, and maintain AgeUK information technology systems, platforms, and processes.

You will have

Experience in:

* Microsoft 365 and Azure
* Working in diverse IT environments and teams.
* Working with BAU teams supporting IT systems.
* Delivering BAU and project work independently and as part of a larger team.
* Translating business requirements into technical objectives.

An understanding of Technical Concepts:

* IAAS/PAAS/SAAS and "serverless" approach to infrastructure
* Observability: monitoring, performance metrics, logging, and automated response.
* Product Lifecycle: development, UAT, production, EOL
* Familiarity with product licensing: Microsoft, O365, and Azure
* Configuration management, IAAC
* Microsoft 365 platform admin
* Exchange, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive
* Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Intune
* Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Identity, Office365
* Microsoft Azure
* Azure Resource Manager (ARM), Virtual Machines, VNets, Virtual Gateways and VPN, App Services, Storage Accounts, Backup Vault and Recovery Services, Azure SQL, Azure Functions
* PowerShell (.NET languages beneficial)
* Power Automate
* Networking: OSI L1-3, DNS, MX, SPF, DHCP, VLAN, MPLS, SDWAN
* Azure Active Directory
* Windows Server 2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019, 2022
* Patch Management: WSUS, Azure Update Domains, Intune Update Rings
* Basics of Linux admin, any distro
* Server monitoring and performance metrics
* Azure, Microsoft 365, or Windows Server certification highly desirable

What we offer in return

* Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
* Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, Simply Health cashback plan and EAP.
* Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
* Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
* Discount on Gym Membership and Go Sweat Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
* You Did It Awards - recognition awards from £100-250.

Additional Information

For a full list of benefits please click here

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

More about Age UK

Who we are

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Read more

Refreshed on: 07 December 2021
Closed date: 14 December 2021
Job ref: Grp00698
Tags: IT, Project Management