Cloud Ops Administrator in LGC, Biosearch Technologies at Bury, England, United Kingdom

Website LGC, Biosearch Technologies

This listing is about LGC Biosearch Technologies in Bury, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Job Description

LGC ASSURE comprises of four LGC businesses, with the common vision of “Science for a Safer World”. Individually, each business is a leader in its field; together they offer a connected series of supply chain assurance solutions across critical touchpoints. LGC ASSURE serves manufacturing, laboratory, ingredients and supplements sectors.

LGC ASSURE comprises:

AXIO, a world leader in laboratory proficiency testing

BRCGS, the operator of the world’s most rigorous third party quality & safety certification schemes

INFORMED, the number one name in nutritional supplement endorsement

Safefood 360, the developer of best in class food safety and supplier quality management software

Job Description & Role Responsibilities

Main Purpose of Job:

The CloudOps Administrator is responsible for the configuration and maintenance of Safefood 360 Azure infrastructure to meet our application needs and our compliance requirements.

Responsible to:

Lead Developer

Responsible for:

Delivery of Azure infrastructure and DevOps tooling to support the Software Engineering team. The CloudOps Administrator will take day-to-day responsibility for the configuration and maintenance of agreed functionality on the Safefood 360 Azure environment, ensuring that we meet compliance requirements where relevant and providing feedback to the wider Engineering function on opportunities for enhancement.

Main Tasks of Job:

  • Implements, monitors, and maintains MS Azure solutions and services related to compute, network, security (intrusion detection/prevention), storage
  • Configures and maintains deployment work flows with tools such as Azure DevOps Pipelines and Octopus Deploy
  • Manages subscriptions, accounts, users, groups
  • Maintains ‘golden’ images for VM deployment, including any necessary security hardening as agreed with the wider engineering team
  • Takes responsibility for the implementation of agreed policy and process for the maintenance of Azure infrastructure components to meet organisational standards
  • Ensures agreed disaster recovery, data protection and failover procedures are in place, maintained and tested annually
  • Maintains monitoring and alerting configuration
  • Acts as a first responder during major incidents, analysing the issue and identifying potential solutions and/or mitigations
  • Supports software release processes using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Supports organisational compliance with SOC2 requirements
  • Supporting the Engineering team with environment provisioning
  • Automation using Runbooks / Scheduling Jobs using Runbooks
  • Identifies opportunities for process and efficiency improvements in relation to Azure functionality and software delivery

Person Specification:

  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility and accountability for successful delivery
  • Logical and organised approach
  • Willingness and ability to rapidly learn new technologies and methodologies
  • Team player – prioritising successful delivery of organisational objectives over personal agenda


Qualifications & Role Specification

  • At least 3 years of experience operating Azure infrastructure of moderate complexity. MS Azure certification is an advantage but not essential
  • Experience in configuring and maintaining deployment work flows with tools such as Azure DevOps Pipelines and Octopus Deploy
  • Understanding of container technologies and serverless architecture is an advantage (Azure functions, Docker containers, Kubernetes, IoT hubs, Data Factories)
  • Knowledge of scripting (powershell/batch/python) and Azure Automation is preferred

About Us

LGC strongly believes that every job applicant and employee should be valued for their individual talents regardless of age, disability, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. Short listing, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.

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Company: LGC, Biosearch Technologies

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Bury, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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