TechOps Engineer - Milton Keynes

To £35k - Technical Support
Ref: 688 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Oct 2021
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Suitable for: Technical Support Engineer or Infrastructure Engineer or TechOps Consultant with experience of Microsoft Azure, Networking and Windows Server Technologies

Location: Homebased / Milton Keynes

Salary: To £35k

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is a software development company that provides solutions to the healthcare IT market and are seeking a talented and experienced TechOps Engineer with experience of Microsoft Azure and Windows Server Technologies to join their TechOps team.

The TechOps Team are responsible for the installation and support for all Technical Platforms, Operating Systems, Database Management Systems and associated products delivered to their internal and external customers.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Minimum 1 year experience as TechOps Engineer, TechOps Consultant or Technical Support Engineer with experience of Azure, networking and Windows Server
  • Minimum of three years Windows Server Platform System Administration
  • Experience of Networking concepts, topologies and maintenance
  • Experience of Service Monitoring and Alerting
  • Microsoft Azure Management & Administration, including (but not limited to) Network (NSG, VLANs etc.), Storage, Analytics and Security
  • Experience of routine Infrastructure Upgrades and Application Patching
  • Demonstrable PowerShell Administration / Scripting skills
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to key stakeholders of all levels
  • Experience of Service Desk Systems
  • Excellent, demonstrable troubleshooting and problem-solving skills


As TechOps Engineer, any experience in the technologies below would be considered an advantage but are not essential:

  • Azure Monitor / Azure Application Insights / Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Docker
  • Experience or exposure of Terraform IAC software tooling
  • Failover Cluster Management
  • Understanding of Grafana Analytics and Monitoring Solution
  • Nessus Vulnerability Assessment Solution
  • Ivanti Endpoint Patch Management
  • SQL Server, SQL MI and NoSQL basic administration
  • Knowledge of ITIL Foundation principles and application
  • Knowledge of ISO27001, ISO27018 and ISO9001 Certification
  • Any vendor certifications

The Role:

The TechOps Engineer will work alongside specialists within the Team, taking responsibility for all aspects of the TechOps Team’s work. Working closely with our clients Product Development, Deployment and Project Teams, ensuring that our comprehensive support service is maintained. The successful candidate will be provided with on-the-job training for all supported Platforms, Operating Systems, Databases and Applications, but is expected to have prior experience of Microsoft Azure, Networking and Windows Server Technologies.

The role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Provision of first-class support to customers and systems for all Managed Service Platforms
  • Provision of help, advice and support to other members of the Team and Company
  • Management and Pro-Active Monitoring of our Azure Cloud footprint
  • Management and Support of network components for all Managed Service Platforms
  • Implementation of Application Patching and System Upgrades
  • Adherence to Company and Team Policies and Working Practices
  • Involvement in office-cover rota, between 08:00 and 18:00, with commitment to work outside of these hours when required
  • Eventual participation in the 24x7 On-Call Rota

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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