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Azure Infrastructure Specialist

  • Posted June 3, 2024
  • Negotiable
  • Contract

Azure Infrastructure Specialist

£600 – £700 Per Day Inside IR35

6 Month initial contract with Scope to Extend

Remote – Infrequent Travel To Either Manchester, Leeds Or Edinburgh

Sanderson is currently working with a business who currently looking for a Azure Infrastructure Specialist to lead the migration of on-premise hosted applications and services to the Azure Landing Zone, from workload design to cloud execution. In addition to the migration activities, the Azure Infrastructure Specialist will also be accommodating new workload requests from the business, recommending and deploying new Azure hosted solutions aligned to the business’s governance.

Key skills:

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Azure implementation and migration projects, including; Azure Networking, Azure Virtual Machines and Scale Sets, Azure storage, Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery
  • Service Design: Collaborating with business owners and technical teams to define and implement comprehensive operational requirements and service designs
  • A strong understanding of Azure Network Architecture, managing Firewalls, Security Groups, Local Network Gateways, Network interfaces, Public IP addresses and Virtual Networks
  • Experience in scripting: Automating infrastructure deployments in the Cloud with Terraform and Azure Pipelines is essential
  • Understanding of Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework, Azure Landing Zones and Well 0 Framework.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure and cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Security Implementation: Implementing and maintaining robust security controls within the cloud
  • Protecting sensitive data and ensuring compliance with data governance standards
  • Practical experience with process flows and automation tools (Microsoft PowerApps, PowerShell)
  • Qualified to AZ-104 (minimum)


  • Qualified to AZ-305 (desirable)

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