Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    FULL_TIME
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Engineering, Infrastructure, Urban and Rural Development
  • Deadline:
    07/03/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

Result of Service
DGACM Azure infrastructure is fully supported, enhanced, updated, developed, and maintained to ensure business strategic and ongoing operational needs and requirements, while adhering to organizational standards of security and general policies. Cost and security of the infrastructure is optimized for the needs of the implementation.
Work Location
Vienna or Remote
Expected duration
6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
With over 1,000 staff at United Nations Headquarters in New York and almost 2,000 worldwide, including conference management staff at the United Nations Offices at Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi, the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) is the largest in the United Nations Secretariat. The workforce includes committee secretaries and research staff, meeting planners and protocol officers, translators, revisers and verbatim reporters, interpreters and editors, proofreaders, graphic designers and printers, conference officers and administration staff spanned across four duty stations. DGACM is looking for a Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Engineer to provide management of Microsoft Azure infrastructure and optimization of software development and deployment processes. The incumbent will report to and work under the direct supervision of the Team Leader of QA and DevOps Team. Under delegated authority, the Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for the following duties: • Support software development processes and implementation of new software releases through management of Microsoft Azure infrastructure; • Proactively monitor and maintain hosting and development infrastructure in Microsoft Azure cloud; • Maintain and implement security best practices; proactively investigate improvements to infrastructure security; • Suggest and assist with implementation of process and cost improvements to Microsoft Azure hosting infrastructure; • Implement scripting and coding solutions to support the software lifecycle, including provisioning of cloud resources; • Cooperate and communicate closely with software development and quality assurance teams to ensure efficient processes; • Maintain and optimize deployment infrastructure; • Keep abreast of developments in the field of Microsoft Azure and DevOps and propose new tools, processes and strategies as appropriate; • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications/special skills
Academic Qualifications: A First-level degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent). Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in information systems analysis, programming, or software development is required. 3 years of experience in Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure management is required including, developing PowerShell scripts, working with Azure IaaS and PaaS, and Infrastructure as Code (such as ARM templates or Bicep) is required; 3 years of experience with Software Configuration Management and build tools such as Azure DevOps is required; 3 years of experience with deployment tools like Azure DevOps Release Pipelines is desirable; 3 years of experience with MS SQL Server administration is desirable; CISSP, ISO27001/27005 or equivalent security certification is desirable; Practical experience and knowledge of C# coding is desirable;
Languages
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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