Principal Cloud Platform Engineer

Principal Cloud Platform Engineer 

Our client based in Manchester is committed to delivering high-quality solutions efficiently. Their IT department plays a pivotal role in enabling this vision by providing innovative IT systems, cloud, and infrastructure services.

As the Principal Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Engineer, you will lead our Cloud Platform and Infrastructure team in delivering 3rd line IT systems support and driving cloud technology adoption.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust technology strategies and roadmaps for future IT investments.
  • Lead strategic decisions regarding infrastructure and systems adoption.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network and server-related issues.
  • Analyse infrastructure and conduct capacity planning for future projects.
  • Manage system/application installations, patching, and upgrades.
  • Provide technical training, support, and guidance for escalations.
  • Implement enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO) and multi-factor authentication.
  • Drive the development of colleagues and the team overall.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in designing and documenting systems/hardware deployment.
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation, Windows Server, Active Directory, Azure, O365, and Power Automate.
  • Certification or working towards Azure Associate/Expert Level, MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, or CCNP.
  • Strong knowledge of SANs, NAS, backup/DR software, or cloud-based backup systems.
  • Familiarity with SCCM, Monitoring software, PowerShell, and Azure runbooks.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, LAN, WAN, Routers, Switches, and firewalls.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as Hyper-V, RDS, AVD, and Terminal Services.


  • Flexible working
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Healthcare

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Principal Cloud Platform Engineer - Manchester

26 March 2024
Information Technology


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