Position: Senior Azure Technical Specialist
Salary: GBP46319 - GBP61175 per annum
Ref: 524267_1596014402
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 29/07/2020
Expiry Date: 26/08/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading or Havant

Salary: £46,319 - £61,175 + excellent company benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role?

SSE is transforming the way it delivers value from data and is implementing an Analytics Platform to help execute on that vision. As a Senior DevOps Architect on Azure you'll be working within the Data and Analytics team to help deliver new capability, enhancements and guide on various technical matters.

What do I need?

As well as demonstrable experience and a deep understanding of Microsoft Azure, you'll have excellent technical leadership and the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders to arrive at agreed designs for various secure, scalable and reliable capabilities. You'll take ownership of these designs and work closely with the DevOps team to deliver them.

You'll need specific experience and knowledge of architecting and engineering data and analytics solutions within Azure environments. This could include, but is not limited to, resources such as SQL Database, Synapse (Data Warehouse), Data Factory (v2), Databricks, Data Lake Storage and Tableau.

We're also looking for you to have very good ability and experience in:

- Technical leadership and mentoring; assisting team members to ensure delivery of capabilities and adherence to best practice

- Advising on key areas such as security, governance, compliance, infrastructure etc.

- Automating processes for efficiency and repeatability

- Working in a Scrum environment and the use of Azure DevOps as the primary tool for task tracking etc.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, engaging positively with stakeholders

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.