Cloud Engineer

Keywords Studios are seeking an experienced and certified Azure Specialists with strong scripting skills for a permanent role. The successful Azure Specialists will support Keywords Studios Azure services and regional teams within traditional technical on-prem and hosted architecture. The successful candidate will have a proactive “can do” attitude to drive global cloud first initiatives. You will be comfortable leading projects and have a continual learning approach. This role is 100% remote.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, deploy & support Azure Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) implementations.
  • Scale Sets, host pool management and automation.
  • Azure AD SSO for cloud applications and API scripting.
  • Azure migration from On-Prem/Cloud to Azure Platform.
  • AD Connect support troubleshoot.
  • Automation – Azure blueprints, ARM templates Support Azure Architecture (IaaS & PaaS)
  • Experience of ARM (Azure) and strong PowerShell Scripting using a GIT repository.
  • Assist regional teams in creating practical demonstrations of proposed solutions and demonstrating them to other members of the team
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions including materials, mockups and time necessary
  • Mentor and train other engineers throughout the company and seek to continually improve processes companywide
  • Work alongside project management teams to successfully monitor progress and complete implementation
  • Must be able to design & build Azure solutions, including being able to script with PowerShell.
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification, and validation, evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyse for total systems


  • 5+ years experience in a similar role – Cloud Engineer, IT Administrator, Systems Engineer.
  • Scripting (PowerShell, Azure CLI)
  • Custom monitors, Runbook Automation, Log analytics
  • A strong understanding of the Azure & Office 365 ecosystem.
  • Hands on experience of ARM (Azure) Templates / JSON.
  • Azure Solutions Architect certification desirable (AZ-303; AZ-304, AZ-104).
  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Azure server-less architecture
  • Proven experience in Azure Storage, Networking, Security and Management and Hybrid Cloud.
  • Experience managing: Amazon AWS, Azure, Google Cloud an advantage.


Bonus Scheme

BUPA Healthcare Scheme

Life Assurance (3 x salary)

Group Pension Scheme