Infrastructure Architect - Pharma Analytics

Alfa Resources
  • Chennai
  • Confidential
  • 9-14 years
  • 04 Jun 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Cloud Dev Ops Engineer who can help design, deploy and maintain our solutions within the Microsoft Azure cloud, as we move away from traditional on-premise deployments of our highly successful Pharma ANALYTICS platform.

This is an exciting new role within the company, and will involve:

Working closely with the architect and PharmaANALYTICS developers to help design and roll-out the pilot Azure IaaS-based PharmaANALYTICS deployment in the first half of 2014
Subsequent migration of older physically-hosted deployments to the new cloud infrastructure
Ongoing performance tuning, monitoring and management of the platform in production to ensure optimal efficiency
Development of tools, scripts etc to support the platform


Implementation of cloud solutions and migrations
Liaison with client technical staff as appropriate to define interfaces
Support business development
The applicant must be punctual, focused and reliable, and have excellent communication skills

Technical Skills

Experience in - and highly proficient with - design, deployment and maintenance of complex, robust, scalable Microsoft Azure IaaS-based solutions (including PowerShell)
Experience monitoring and managing dynamic environments subject to continual change
Solid knowledge of the Microsoft Server stack (2008R2/2012), including database administration
Understanding of network design, security and web server architectures
Network administration experience beneficial


This role requires someone with cloud implementation experience in Microsoft Azure IaaS, and who must have solid Active Directory and excellent SQL Server deployment and architecture skills and experience. The ideal candidate will have an infrastructure implementation and management background and must be familiar with operational IT services such as monitoring, security, data backup and DR processes.

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