Infrastructure Manager

Posted 19 April 2024
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Infrastructure ​
Contact NameHolly Blaylock

Job description

Job Title: Infrastructure Manager - Azure MSP
Location: Manchester
Salary: Up to 50k

Company Overview:
Digital Waffle is looking for an Infrastructure Manager to join a leading Managed Service Provider specialising in Azure cloud solutions. This client provides comprehensive IT services to businesses of all sizes, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to optimise efficiency, security, and scalability. As they continue to expand, they are seeking a talented Infrastructure Manager to lead thier Azure-based operations and ensure the seamless delivery of services to clients.

Position Overview:
As an Infrastructure Manager specializing in Azure, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and optimising the infrastructure operations within their managed services environment. You will be responsible for managing a team of skilled professionals, implementing best practices, and driving continuous improvement initiatives to enhance clients' cloud infrastructure performance, reliability, and security.

  • Lead and manage a team of infrastructure engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure the successful execution of projects and tasks.
  • Design, implement, and manage Azure-based infrastructure solutions, including virtual machines, networks, storage, and security configurations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to architect and deploy scalable, resilient, and secure cloud environments tailored to meet clients' business needs.
  • Develop and maintain operational procedures, documentation, and standards to ensure consistency, efficiency, and compliance with industry regulations.
  • Monitor infrastructure performance, availability, and security posture, proactively identifying and resolving issues to minimise downtime and mitigate risks.
  • Drive automation initiatives and leverage DevOps practices to streamline processes, improve deployment speed, and optimise resource utilisation.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest Azure technologies, trends, and best practices, evaluating their potential impact on our services and recommending strategic improvements.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) managing infrastructure operations within a Managed Service Provider (MSP) environment, with a focus on Azure cloud technologies.
  • Strong expertise in designing, deploying, and managing Azure infrastructure services, including VMs, networking, storage, and security solutions.
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation tools (e.g., PowerShell, Azure CLI) for infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and orchestration.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and security principles, with experience implementing and maintaining secure cloud environments.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Azure certifications (e.g., Azure Administrator, Azure Solutions Architect) preferred.
  • Experience with other cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud) and hybrid cloud environments is a plus.

Why Join Us:
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge Azure technologies and play a key role in shaping our clients' cloud strategies.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment that encourages innovation, learning, and professional growth.
  • Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career advancement.
If you are passionate about Azure cloud technologies and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we want to hear from you! If you are suitable for this role, then someone will be in contact with you. Please note, this role is not open to applicants outside of the UK.