Azure Lead Devops Engineer

Azure Lead Devops Engineer

Hong Kong
6-12 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role Title : Azure Lead Devops Engineer
Location : Hong Kong

  • The Azure Lead DevOps engineer will work within the global Azure Cloud Services team who are responsible for building highly resilient, scalable, reusable and performant Azure infrastructure in an automated and efficient manner.
  • Reporting to the Azure Engineering Lead and be accountable for people management for Engineering team in ASP. He will be working for and across the Azure Cloud Services team, Microsoft and Cyber Security to ensure that we are delivering functional patterns that are secure-by-design and compliant with mandatory policies and security standards.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities will include:
  • Manage direct reports (Role definition, hiring, objective setting, performance reviews, performance ratings)
  • Management reporting
  • Escalation management
  • Ensure the Azure platform meets operational Risk framework to manage business risk
  • Ensure all relevant architecture governance, policy, and standards are met
  • Own engineering operating model (Agile, Waterfall etc.) and tools (Jira, GSD, Confluence)
  • Represent the Azure platform in discussions with internal IT partners and Microsoft
  • Provide Management reporting to ensure data driven discussions for continuous improvement
  • Embed an operations capability within the Azure cloud service team
  • Build and manage the Azure foundation platform to enable application deployments
  • Engineer solutions on Azure foundation platform using Infrastructure-as-Code methods (e.g. Terraform)
  • Execute the functional pattern lifecycle process (design, document, develop and maintain) code library
  • Integrate, configure, deploy and manage centrally provided common cloud services (e.g. IAM, networking, monitoring, Operating systems, Containers.)
  • Manage Azure connectivity and networking e.g. Express Route, DNS, IP allocation and traffic routing, NSG’s and Azure Firewall
  • Ensure compliance with centrally defined Security
  • Ensure compliancy with Operational risk standards (E.g. Network, Firewall, OS, Logging, Monitoring, Availability, Resiliency)
  • Engineering activities to implement patches provided centrally
  • Update support and operational documentation as required
  • Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community
  • Standards Business contingency standards
  • Develop and promote the reuse of patterns
  • Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners and external communities
  • Provide Management reporting to ensure data driven discussions for continuous improvement
  • Gather requirements and provide continuous feedback loops between Cyber security and the wider Azure Cloud Services team 

Qualifications and experience:
  • The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:
  • Have worked as an Engineering Lead in an enterprise organisation
  • Have managed people
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Non-Functional Requirements
  • Have experience managing stakeholders
  • Demonstrable Cloud service provider experience - infrastructure build and configurations of a variety of services including Compute, Containers, Container OS and Container orchestration (E.g. Docker, COS, GKE) Storage, IAM, SDN (VPC and XPN)
  • Experience of building a range of Services in Azure
  • Expert understanding of DevOps principles and Infrastructure-as-Code concepts and techniques
  • Security and Compliance, e.g. IAM and cloud compliance/auditing/monitoring tools
  • Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Application teams, cross functional IT and global/local IT teams
  • Good leadership and teamwork skills - Works collaboratively in an agile environment with DevOps application ‘pods’ to provide Azure specific capability/skills required to deliver the service
  • A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change
  • Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences

Essential Skills:
  • Experience working as an Engineering Lead or relevant equivalent
  • People management (Objective setting, Performance review)
  • Experience dealing with IT Audit, Security and Risk
  • Technical knowledge and breadth of Azure technology services (Identity, Networking, Compute, Storage, Web, Mobile, Containers, Databases, Analytics, AI & Machine learning)
  • Have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrable risk management knowledge
  • Keen problem solving skills (Analytical and Creative)
  • Experience working within an Agile team environment
  • Ability to quickly acquire new skills
  • Good command of English

Desirable Skills:
  • Industry recognised cloud certifications
  • Programming experience in the following languages: PowerShell, Terraform, Go, Bash, Windows command prompt and object orientated programming languages
  • Technical knowledge (Directory Services, Microsoft Identity, Physical Networking, Firewalls, SDN, XPN, Billing, Operating Systems, Containers, Azure Resource Hierarchy)
  • Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services
  • We are committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse environment.


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