Senior Azure Infrastructure Operations Engineer

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 26.09.2023
    Job remote: On-site

    About the role

    We are seeking a Senior Azure Infrastructure Operations Engineer to join our team and play a pivotal role in setting up a new cloud infrastructure. As a Senior Azure Infrastructure Operations Engineer, you will be at the forefront of designing, deploying, and managing the infrastructure for our new application at LSEG.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Infrastructure Design and Planning: Work closely with the development and architecture teams to design the infrastructure for the new application on the Azure platform. Collaborate on selecting the appropriate Azure services, virtual machines, networking configurations, and storage options to meet the project's requirements.
    • Azure Cloud Deployment: Deploy and provision the Azure-based infrastructure according to the design and architectural guidelines. Utilize Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates or Terraform to automate the deployment process efficiently.
    • Monitoring and Alerting Setup: Set up comprehensive monitoring and alerting mechanisms for the new application infrastructure. Implement Azure monitoring services like Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights, and Log Analytics to ensure real-time visibility into system health and performance.
    • Security and Compliance: Implement robust security controls and best practices for the new application. Configure access controls, identity and access management (IAM), and data encryption to ensure data security.
    • Backup and Disaster Recovery Strategy: Develop a reliable backup and disaster recovery strategy for all system. Plan for data backup, retention, and restoration procedures to safeguard against data loss and ensure high availability.
    • Infrastructure Automation: Embrace automation in all aspects of infrastructure management. Leverage CI/CD pipelines and automation tools like Azure DevOps or GitLab Actions to streamline infrastructure updates and changes.
    • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create detailed documentation for the newly set up infrastructure, including configurations, operational procedures, and troubleshooting guides. Facilitate knowledge sharing within the team for effective collaboration.
    • Performance Optimization: Continuously monitor and analyze the web service's performance. Collaborate with developers to optimize application performance, implement caching strategies, and identify areas for improvement.
    • Technical Troubleshooting and Support: Provide technical support for the team during the deployment phase and beyond. Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure-related issues promptly, working closely with cross-functional teams.

    Essential Skills and Experience Required:

    • 4+ years proven experience as an Infrastructure Operations Engineer or similar role, with a focus on Azure-based infrastructure setup and management
    • Familiarity with Azure services, including virtual machines, virtual networks, Azure App Service, Azure DB for PostgreSQL, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Kubernetes Services
    • Hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates or Terraform
    • Knowledge of Azure monitoring and alerting services like Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights, and Log Analytics
    • Strong understanding of security best practices for Azure deployments, including access controls, IAM, and data encryption
    • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and deployment automation using tools like Azure DevOps or GitLab Actions
    • Experience with Agile methodologies, Scrum
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues
    • Strong teamwork and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams

    We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.
    We maximize each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    • 25 days' holiday per year
    • 1 additional day off for your Birthday
    • Annual wellness allowance
    • Share Purchase Plan
    • Medical Health Insurance
    • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
    • Dental Coverage
    • Life insurance
    • Pillar 3 Private Pension
    • Meal Vouchers
    • Flexible Benefits
    • Bookster
    • Volunteering Events
    • Team Buildings

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

    Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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