Azure DevOps Engineer

£55000 - £60000 per annum Pension, 10% training time

Managing this Role


Sam Gristwood

Consultant - Cloud 0207 759 7878

Sam joined Blackthorn Trace in 2018 from our parent organisation, Huntress, having been recognised in the business as a top performer. This, combined with his passion for technology, made it a natural move to the Blackthorn Trace team.  


Roles recruited: Cloud/DevOps Engineers – Azure/AWS

Seniority: Junior-Mid

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cloud Engineering, MS Certified Partners, AWS Certified Partners

My client, a brand management solution specialist serving more than 30 clients world wide are looking for an Azure DevOps Engineer to join their London team. With a vibrant working environment and a company who are focused on rapidly developing their strategy, the successful candidate must replicate these values.

You will play a pivotal role in the transformation of the way they deliver their product to their clients. You'll utilise your experience of maintaining an environments strategy and ensuring availability, performance and readiness of their test and pre-production environments to support their release aspirations. It will also be your responsibility to own, track and provide regular updates on all environment issues through to resolution.

Not only will you lead a junior DevOps Engineer, develop and progress within the company, you will also be given 10% training time.

Key skills / Requirements

  • An in-depth understanding of cloud architecture (Azure), environment build and networking (OSI Model, firewalls, proxy, DNS etc.)
  • Microsoft SQL Server development/administration experience (e.g. troubleshoot stored procedures and analyse SQL code)
  • Experience with the ELK Stack
  • Experience in managing and troubleshooting Windows/Linux servers, AD, Web Servers (i.e. IIS, Tomcat)
  • Octopus, Teamcity, GIT or similar automation toolset
  • Experience scripting in PowerShell/Python.

Nice to have

  • Understanding of C# or another Object oriented programming language.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teams to identify the right environment strategy to achieve our joint goal of Continuous Delivery and Automation.
  • Keeping up with and using the latest technology, cloud and tools is something you enjoy doing outside of work.
  • Knowledge/interest in Infrastructure as Code (i.e. Terraform, Ansible)
  • Knowledge/interest in cyber security
  • Knowledge of Windows GP/DSC

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Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.