Microsoft Azure Specialist / Systems Engineer

Satalyst is a Gold Microsoft partner specialising in Microsoft cloud solutions, data analytics, and business productivity tools and services. Our services cover the full customer life cycle including consulting and advisory, software development and delivery, cloud infrastructure, cloud subscriptions, ongoing technical support and optimisation services.

The Role

As a subject matter expert, the Microsoft Azure Specialist / Systems Engineer will lead in the design, build and optimisation of effective cloud solutions within Azure for our clients in the mid to large sized market.

A fantastic opportunity for someone with varied skills across the Microsoft Azure stack wanting to extend their cloud career with a variety of migration, re-engineering and optimisation projects.

You will participate in the technical pre-sales process in conjunction with the sales team and deliver post-sales solutions on the Azure platform. In this hands-on role, you will be called to consult, design, develop and deliver engagements relating to Azure IaaS and PaaS.

Key duties of the role will include:

  • Engaging with business leaders to complete reviews of current state architectures, understanding their business requirements to provide the best solutions to meet future business requirements
  • Design and implement infrastructure and platform solutions for a diverse range of customers and industries
  • Defining project scope, schedules, deliverables and implementation strategies
  • Configuration, administration, migration and optimisation of Azure and O365 environments
  • Keeping up to date with latest technical advances and best practices in Microsoft’s cloud services
  • Conduct onsite advisory sessions and workshops with clients when required

What we want:


  • Strong experience in IT infrastructure with a focus on the Microsoft technology stack
  • 7 years’ IT industry experience with prior experience working in a Professional Services Organisation
  • Experience in designing, implementing, automating and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions including hybrid solutions
  • Experience with Active Directory, security and identity management
  • Experience with Azure automation – PowerShell and ARM templates
  • Experience in on-premises and cloud backup solutions
  • Ability to clearly communicate and provide consultation services to clients, potential clients and business stakeholders
  • Ability to prepare quality written correspondence, and internal and external-facing documentation
  • Ability to lead successful workshops and drive client meetings
  • Undertake and complete Microsoft certification exams

Highly desirable

  • Microsoft Certified Professional Azure (MCSE /MCSA)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Technical leadership, mentoring and coaching of team members
  • Experience with other Microsoft Online Services such as Office 365, Dynamics 365 and SharePoint
  • Exposure to other operating systems is a plus (UNIX/Linux, MAC OS)
  • A tertiary qualification and/or industry certification

Soft skills

  • “CAN-DO” attitude
  • A good level of business awareness and commercial acumen
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills with both internal teams and external customers
  • Creative and tenacious problem solver, who will think beyond the status quo and will own issues until full resolution
  • High energy level coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise work to maintain required productivity levels
  • Ability to work autonomously

The Offer

We are a small, welcoming, and connected ‘family’ with a personal approach. In addition to a professional work environment and a competitive salary and benefits, working with Satalyst can give you:

  • A supportive and approachable management team that you’ll work with every day
  • Opportunity to work in smaller teams and have the ability to be involved in a wider range of activities
  • The chance to put your own stamp on things and actively drive the strategy of the team and offering
  • A great opportunity to work creatively with emerging technologies and to evolve the way of working with contemporary methodologies and practices
  • We provide ongoing support and development for your training and future career growth
  • We value growth mindsets as well as technical capabilities

If you believe you have the right skills and more importantly the right character, attitude and spirit to thrive in the Satalyst environment, then send your cover letter and CV to

We look forward to hearing from you today!

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