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Cloud Architect - Compute Services Lead

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Date: 21-Jul-2022

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Uniper



We have an opportunity based in either Birmingham or Nottingham for a cloud compute services lead to manage our Hybrid cloud and traditional hosting services. This is a key role delivering services to all functional areas of the company. The post holder will be directly responsible for over 1000 servers in the public cloud as well as service owner for hosting services delivered from our traditional (UTZ & DaRo) landing zones.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

You will have considerable in depth hands on experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems

  • You will have experience/understanding of other infrastructure services running on top of those operating systems - e.g. AKS, AVD, DNS, GPO
  • Extensive Azure platform experience to be able to effectively liaise with the wider team and make sure we are making the most of our investment in public cloud
  • Governing and leading our 3rd party supplier in delivering those services
  • Enhance and develop services to add further value to the business in an agile/sprint methodology
  • Provide exceptional Customer Service



Who we are seeking



  • Previous management experience of 3rd party technical teams
  • Supplier & stakeholder management
  • Extensive Windows server operating system experience
  • Extensive Linux server experience (RHEL/SLES preferably)
  • Azure hands on experience of deploying/managing resources




  • Microsoft Azure certifications
  • Windows/Linux Certifications
  • Kubernetes experience
  • ITIL/SNOW experience
  • Experience of working in an extremely fast paced environment




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy (UK Talent Acquisition Maanager)

Please note, all applications are to be submitted via our online application process, any CVs sent via email will not be taken into consideration. 



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:
Salary: Excellent Salary + Generous Benefits, Pension, Bonus and Medical.




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.