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Microsoft Azure Administrator

Keywords / Skills : Microsoft Azure Administrator

5 - 8 years
Posted: 2019-02-06

Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
6th Feb 2019
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Project Description

The Microsoft Azure Platform Support (MAPS) team is a dedicated function that resides under the client support function. As part of the MAPS Team the successful candidate will perform hands-on tasks to manage and maintain our Microsoft O365 Offering and related technologies


1. To operationally support Infrastructure as Code for IAAS Windows & Linux, with Azure
2. To work / collaborate with UBS Azure engineering to deliver CI/CD pipelines for build artefacts using Azure DEVOPS for Production
3. To support a full Azure DEVOPS pipeline approach with tools, orchestration and deployment
4. To provide feedback to engineering on automated solutions around fabric management, subscription architecture and role based access in azure
5. Adopt / embrace / work with Azure cloud services (IaaS, PaaS / SaaS)
6. Communicate & support colleagues in embracing Azure as the future cloud platform for UBS.
7. Develop / enhance management interfaces using native tooling and languages (i.e. for log analytics etc.)
8. Exceptional knowledge in Azure portal administration
9. Migration knowledge either from on-prem to a cloud provider or from cloud to cloud, with a view to become a subject matter expert
10. Broad knowledge of Cloud (SaaS, IaaS and PaaS) solutions is a plus; extensive partner/vendor management experience is also welcomed.
11. Good knowledge of operationally supporting large scale Azure cloud projects and programs
12. Work in a team that will collaborate with stakeholders, engineering functions and the Cloud Business Office
13. Development skills for use with creation/enhancement of Policies, Queries, ARM templates, JSON, programming languages to interface with various API's and miscellaneous scripting languages e.g. Python and PowerShell


1. 5+ years administering/managing Active Directory/DHCP/DNS
2. Programming in Azure / Microsoft capable languages
3. Understanding of ADFS, modern authentication methods such as OAuth and Azure AD Connect
4. Strong work ethic, with a passion to determine root cause of problems/issues
5. Outstanding communication skills
6. Excellent troubleshooting skills
7. Excellent organizational and time management skills
8. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Nice to have
1. MCSA: Cloud Platform Certified
2. Experience with Solarwinds Server & Application Monitor
3. Experience with Exchange (On-Prem/Online), Skype for Business Online and/or Microsoft Teams
4. Programming languages and scripting languages related to platform
5. Skills with tools such Puppet, Chef, Terraform or other configuration management tool sets

  • English: Upper-intermediate

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Luxoft is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering. Luxoft enables companies to compete by leveraging its multi-industry expertise in the financial services, automotive, communications, and healthcare & life sciences sectors. For more information, please visit the website.
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