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Technical Support Specialist - Azure and Networks (Permanent)

Location: London Country: UK Rate: £45 - £50k per annum

Sopra Steria Recruitment is working in partnership with a major client in the UK. We are currently recruiting an Technical Support Specialist - Azure and Networks for an Permanent role based in LONDON.


Title: Technical Support Specialist - Azure and Networks

Location: London

Permanent role

Salary Up to 50,000 per annum



  • Expertise in LAN, WAN, routing/switching. Firewalls, Load balancer and other network infrastructure technologies within an Enterprise IT framework
  • Significant experience in a technical infrastructure role
  • Experience with management of infrastructure within Azure
  • Experience of working within the Office 365 platform, ideally with Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Skype of Business Online/Teams
  • A proven track record of implementing service impacting changes from analysis, scoping, design, planning and deployment
  • Experience of working within an ITIL environment and good working knowledge of TOGAF and PRINCE 2 methodologies.


  • Working knowledge of information security, data security management including privacy, risk management and technical security assurance skills (eg. penetration testing)
  • Good stakeholder management and also hands on delivery experience in a similar environment would be beneficial but is not essential
  • Experience of using Device Management Technologies such as SCCM & Microsoft Intune
  • Competent in the supervision and oversight of an IS Service provider, and assurance within a commercial SLA
  • Knowledge of security incident event management (SIEM) technologies, with the ability to develop protective monitoring solutions in support of situational awareness, and risk management compliance objectives.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to produce clear process and procedure documentation
  • Strong stakeholder management and customer facing skills
  • SME skills, knowledge and experience of:
    • Firewalls: Cisco ASA & Meraki MX
    • Security: IDS, IPS & NAC
    • Proxy: Forcepoint & Cisco Umbrella
    • Load Balancer: Netscaler & Azure
    • CCNP level certification
    • CCDP or CCIE is preferred
  • Hands-on experience in some of or all the following areas: VSS, Data Centre Technologies, HSRP, QoS, VoIP, SSL VPN/Ipsec VPN, Wireless technologies, DHCP management, Firewall skills, IPS/IDS, Voice Traffic, Internet Proxy, MPLS services framework
  • Microsoft Azure.

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited acts as both an employment business and as an employment agency.

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Sopra Steria Recruitment is committed to barrier-free and inclusive recruitment. We are a Disability Confident recruiter, and a RIDI 100 and Business Disability Forum partner organisation.

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Posted Date: 10 Sep 2019 Reference: JS-G-N/W Employment Agency: Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited Contact: Akshay Sharma