Emerald Group • Remote, UK

Azure Infrastructure Engineer

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £54,000 - £67,410 / year

Remote-first – with office for co-working

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, driven and passionate Azure Cloud Engineer to be part of a small but busy team.

Day to day we’ll trust you to:   

Assist the team with on prem VMware migration to Azure AVS

· Assist the team with systems optimisation from AVS to native Azure

· Manage, monitor, secure and protect the company’s cloud infrastructure

· Design, implement, document and manage Security across cloud infrastructure to a high level

· Assist Infrastructure Engineers to triage and resolve 3rd line tickets related to cloud systems

· Monitor performance, design enhancements and improvements of cloud infrastructure

· Ensure best cost scenario management of cloud environment

· Ensure appropriate system alerts are configured and supported

· Ensure data integrity, storage and backups are maintained

· Organise and manage timely and efficient completion of own project work on target

· Liaise with third party suppliers for the costing of project delivery

· Follow ITIL principles for problem and change management

· Ensure that appropriate departmental systems, processes and methodologies are followed.

· Build effective relationships with clients within the company and external service providers.

· Work closely with line manager to develop cloud roadmap in line with business requirements

· Provide knowledge transfer to other team members on cloud environment

· Design, maintain and update in depth documentation of complete cloud environment

You’ll need to have:   

Essential Requirements:· Azure Cloud Engineering experience 5+ years

· Azure VMware Solution experience (AVS)

· Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF)


· Intune configuration and management experience

· Office 365 management


· Terraform

· Powershell / CLI

· IaaS

What’s in it for you?

At Emerald, we value our people. Becoming a part of our team means you’ll join a trusting and flexible environment and we've been flexified so you can trust that we're a truly flexible workplace. You'll also have numerous opportunities to progress your career, as well as access to professional development and the opportunity to learn new skills.

You’ll receive a wide range of benefits, such as 30 days annual leave, remote flexible working, up to 20% performance bonus, 6% pension contribution and various benefits aimed at supporting your wellbeing and work-life balance.

Emerald Group is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. If you would like to request any accommodations/adjustments from application through to interview stages, please complete the relevant section within the application or contact us at peopleteam@emerald.com and let us know.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – In-country
Summer hours
30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Pregnancy loss leave
Moments that Matter days
2 annual volunteering days
Emerald Extras - discounts /cashback schemes
Regional variances apply to our regional offices

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Emerald Group provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Emerald Group is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Emerald Group

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Bingley, Edinburgh & Horsham + various non UK

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
What employees are saying

I like the confidence and autonomy I have to deliver my work regardless of the hour I work. This makes it much easier for people who work with time zones and assist clients in several countries.

Emerald Group Employee

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Media companies – 2nd

Most flexible Media companies – 2nd

Industry awards 2022