• Support the Technical Director in driving the cloud migration project and other initiatives
  • Plan infrastructure team’s workload in an agile environment (Scrum)
  • Act as a technical lead on infrastructure projects
  • Mentor, support and upskill junior members of the team
  • Support the transition from traditional hosting environments to a cloud-based model
  • Design, operate and support secure, scalable highly available hosting infrastructure
  • Support adoption of DevOps practices in other teams
  • Keep up to date with Azure functionality and architectural possibilities
  • Support business security compliance initiatives e.g. ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials (Plus)
  • Keep up to date with the security issues relevant to our tech stack
  • Ensure backup and disaster recovery capabilities are improved, maintained, and tested
  • Provide support to internal teams and external customers via the service desk
  • Support technical discovery for initiatives to improve our infrastructure and security posture
  • Contribute to improving quality and working practices within the team
  • Provide out-of-hours support when required
  • Manage licences and certificates
  • Forecast cloud hosting costs and monitor expenditure against budget
  • Produce documentation for other teams to understand the infrastructure

Essential Skills / Experience

Strong experience of:

  • DevOps practices for Azure services (at least 3-4 years)
  • Supporting Azure IaaS and PaaS services (at least 3-4 years)
  • Operating SQL server in Azure (PaaS / Managed Instance) and on premises
  • Web-hosting fundamentals including DNS, web-servers, web-applications and databases
  • IP networking: firewalls, routing, switching, VLANs, VPNs and remote access
  • Windows Server, IIS, SQL Server, Active Directory
  • Microsoft 365 services
  • Infrastructure as Code (Bicep, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell and Azure Resource Manager Templates) and deploying from CI/CD pipelines
  • PowerShell DSC for configuration management and software deployment
  • Developing PowerShell DSC custom resources (composite and class-based)
  • Supporting Windows and Linux environments in Azure and on-premises
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving for complex multi-system cross-technology issues

Experience of:

  • On-premises to Azure migration
  • Identity and access management (Active Directory, Azure AD, Azure AD Domain Services, SSO)
  • Configuration and monitoring of infrastructure using Azure Monitor, Azure Policy, Azure Defender and Azure Cost Management
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Producing accessible documentation (e.g. architecture diagrams, knowledgebase articles, troubleshooting guides)

Desirable Skills / Experience

  • Experience of working in a professional and agile software development environment
  • Deploying and supporting: Azure Spring Apps, VM scale sets, Azure Front Door, App Gateway
  • Hosting and supporting Java, ColdFusion, Lucee, PHP, WordPress, MySQL and microservice environments
  • Provisioning and supporting desktop environments for development teams
  • Device management using Intune
  • Plesk hosting management software
  • Triaging, prioritizing and remediating vulnerabilities
  • Discovering insights via the creation of dashboards (e.g. Grafana) and Azure Log Analytics.
  • Cisco ASA Next-Gen firewalls
  • Dell PowerEdge Servers and SC SANs
  • Docker and container technologies
  • Jira & Confluence
  • Nessus vulnerability scanner
  • HSCN / N3 networking

Desirable Qualifications

  • Relevant degree or equivalent higher professional qualification
  • Microsoft certifications:
    • Azure Administrator (AZ-104)
    • Azure Developer (AZ-204)
    • Azure Solutions Architect (AZ-304)
    • Azure DevOps Engineer (AZ-400)

What we’d Like from a DevOps Engineer

  • A love of a technical challenge and creative problem solving
  • A strong background in IT support and system administration
  • A passion for DevOps, improving productivity and reliability of software deployments
  • A strong understanding of best practices in Cyber Security
  • An ability to work with a variety of technologies
  • Good interpersonal skills and an approachable outlook
  • A talent for communicating complex technical issues to people in simple terms, both verbally and in writing, using diagrams where appropriate.
  • Strong time management skills to be able to progress both day-to-day and strategic tasks
  • A commitment to being reliable, conscientious and trustworthy

The Company

Cyber Media is an established specialist developer of health and wellbeing management and engagement software solutions for the NHS, councils and charities.

We’re all about helping people stay well for longer – this is better for families, better for society and better for the NHS and our country.

Our solutions are used nationwide by teams supporting people with their wellbeing and empower individuals to better manage their health.

What Makes Us Different

  • We’re working to a purpose – you’ll get to work on projects that make a real difference to people’s lives, including systems that are nationally important
  • We’re committed to staff retention and your development, providing regular one-to-one meetings with a member of our management team and an annual appraisal / salary review.
  • We’re Agile – you’ll get to work in small, friendly and supportive teams
  • You’ll be working for a fair, ethical and environmentally-conscious company with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification

Remote Working

We’re based in Stafford with hybrid and remote working available by agreement. The role requires that you are able to attend our offices in Stafford and datacenter facility in Manchester to deal infrastructure issues that require a physical presence (e.g. hardware deployment and break-fix), although the need for this will reduce as infrastructure is migrated to the cloud.

Full, valid UK driving licence and own transport required for site visits.


  • Permanent position
  • Up to£60,000 negotiable per annum (depending on experience)
  • 31 days holiday, increasing further with service
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme
  • Pension (company contribution 5%)

To Apply

Submit your CV and covering letter to: telling us why you should be part of our team.

Please note that we can only accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

Our policy is to discuss opportunities directly with applicants and recruit directly without the involvement of agencies. Please – responses are requested from direct applicants only, not from agencies.