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Azure Senior Cloud Engineer

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43997

Job Grade: 11 

Hiring Manager: João Rita 

Internal Posting Date:  21/03/2024 


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like:

  • The Azure Senior Cloud Engineer as primary role will have to take on ownership of design, architecture definition, automating build, operational support of cloud services across a hybrid cloud environment;
  • Work closely with the applicational and other infrastructure teams to design, implement and manage secure, scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure environments;
  • Propose and implement cloud infrastructure transformation and automation initiatives based on business and technical requirements;
  • Assist operational readiness for launching secure and scalable workloads into public and hybrid cloud environments;
  • Should have a strong background in Azure Kubernetes, OpenAi and Azure Devops.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Experience across designing, deploying and managing cloud environments in Azure, ensuring scalability, high availability and security requirements;
  • Knowledge in Azure AD, VNET, NSG, VMs, VPN Gateways, Express Route, Azure Storage, Azure Backup and Data Lake, DB, Synapse Analytics, Analysis Services, Azure Kubernetes and Azure OpenAi;
  • Experience in Azure Security, Operation;
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform;
  • Experience of pipeline build/deploy tools such as Azure DevOps Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, Jenkins, Ansible;
  • Knowledge of logging and monitoring tools such as PRTG, Grafana, Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics, Azure App Insights;
  • Experience with scripting in Powershell;
  • Valued certifications:  Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900), Azure Administrator (AZ104),  DevOps Engineer Expert (AZ-400) , Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-305);
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Strong written and verbal English skills;
  • Open to new ideas;
  • Project management skills;
  • Strong analytical skills, reliability, flexibility, team and service orientation;
  • Decisive judgement – not afraid of taking informed decisions.


João Rita, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 27 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2023, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.8 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sara Marques

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LinkedIn: Grunenthal Group
Instagram: @grunenthal

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