Azure Platform Engineer


Location: Greater Manchester

Job Type: Full time


Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our IT Operations Team

At Softcat, we know that IT Operations are vital for our success. We want to enable the business to work smarter and faster by delivering reliable, scalable, and agile systems and applications. The IT Operations team takes care of the infrastructure and network that support our key systems.

Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is one of the UK's leading technology solutions businesses. Thanks to the success and growth of our services, we offer an increasingly broad range of tech careers. There could be a bright future for you if you're interested in software, networking, analytics, or cyber security.

Are you responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining Azure infrastructure solutions to support cloud computing needs?

The ideal candidate will have deep expertise in Azure services, strong problem-solving abilities, and a proven track record of implementing robust and scalable infrastructure solutions.

As a Azure Platform Engineer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Designing, deploying, and managing Azure infrastructure solutions, ensuring they meet organisational requirements and industry best practices
  • Implementing and maintaining Azure Virtual Networks, VMs, Storage Accounts, and other related services
  • Working closely the Data Services team to understand and plan infrastructure requirements for our analytics platform

We'd love you to have

  • Proven experience as an Azure Platform Engineer or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with Azure services, including but not limited to Virtual Machines, Azure Active Directory, Azure Networking, and Storage
  • Terraform & Cloud Networking Experience

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.