Senior Cloud Engineer

Job Title: Senior Cloud Engineer
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Department: Security and Solutions
We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join the Internal Platform Engineering Team.
Our success over the last 25 years and our ongoing growth can be attributed to our people and our strong culture. Culture and engagement really are part of our DNA here at Creditsafe and we take pride in making Creditsafe a great place to work. It’s important to us that people can be themselves, feel a sense of professional and personal growth and feel part of a global community. We offer a varied range of benefits that support a good work-life balance, including a hybrid approach to work, which enables you the flexibility needed to thrive.
The Internal Platform Engineering team operates in an agile environment with the most advanced tools, processes, and talented people in the industry. We use modern tools and methodologies leveraging Azure cloud services, with a focus on reliability, scalability, end user productivity and business enablement. We are a friendly and supportive team who are accountable for running all Azure and on-premise infrastructure for Creditsafe, both externally customer facing and internal IT Technologies. This is an ideal opportunity to join a team of talented engineers who are embarking on redesigning Creditsafe’s Azure platform with automation and governance at the heart of everything we do.
We are looking for a highly experienced Senior Cloud Engineer with knowledge and passion for Microsoft Azure. You will be joining the Internal Platform Engineering team where you will be responsible for designing and deploying end-to-end technical solutions in Azure. The right candidate needs to be a hands-on technical professional with a background specialising in Hybrid Cloud environments.
Along with having the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and possessing great interpersonal qualities, you will have a proven technical background across Linux and Windows infrastructure on Azure and on-prem data centres. You will have a solid understanding of networks with systems improvements and infrastructure automation at the core of everything you do.
Responsibilities will include building and improving CI/CD pipelines, provisioning, maintaining, and monitoring secure and scalable infrastructure assets on-prem and within the Azure.  
•    Subject matter expert for Microsoft Azure Cloud Services.
•    Design, document, build and maintain secure on-prem and cloud infrastructure.
•    Organise and monitor software and configuration changes.
•    Create architectural blueprints, standards, high and low level designs.
•    Automate repetitive processes.
•    Provide metrics and operational support.
•    Understand the Microsoft roadmap and its impact to our business.
•    Provide 4th line/deep-dive technical support where appropriate.
•    Keep internal procedures and documents up to date in a timely manner
•    Provide effective knowledge transfer and upskilling to relevant personnel.
•    Work collaboratively and engage with IT and non-IT functions 
•    Commercial experience designing and deploying Microsoft Azure services.
•    Experience with Infrastructure as Code e.g. Terraform, ARM templates.
•    A strong desire to solve challenges through automation and self-service.
•    PowerShell, JSON, Source Control experience.
•    Proven experience with CICD tools such as Azure DevOps pipelines, GitHub
•    On-prem data centre infrastructure management experience (Physical and VMWare).
•    Experienced in a Windows and Linux environment.
•    Familiarity with networking principals (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, VLAN etc.)
•    Ability to guide operational teams as required during high priority incidents.
•    Easy to work with, open, honest, and a good sense of humour.
•    Strong documentation skills.
•    Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
•    Degree in Computer Science / related subject, or relevant commercial experience.
•    Azure Certification.
•    MSP background.
•    Formal system testing experience.
•    Knowledge of monitoring tools such as Orion (Solarwinds) / Site 24×7 / Azure Monitor / PRTG.
•    Competitive Salary.
•    Company Laptop supplied.
•    Bonus Scheme.
•    25 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays).
•    Hybrid working model.
•    Healthcare & Company Pension.
•    Cycle to work and Wellbeing Programme.
•    Global Company gatherings and events.
•    E-learning and excellent career progression opportunities.
•    Plus more that can be found on the benefits section on the Careers page,