Senior Systems Engineer

United Kingdom
Start date
25 Jan 2023
Closing date
24 Feb 2023

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Information Technology
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

We are currently hiring a Senior Systems Engineer to join our IT team here at Parexel! In this position, the successful candidate will be tasked with the following:

  • Responsible for technical management, operation, and maintenance of Azure infrastructure
  • Works to ensure maximum uptime for essential systems
  • Works closely with other IT Management and technical staff to promote, evaluate and test Infrastructure solutions
  • Define, review, and maintain technical standards, especially related to installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of systems
  • Escalation point for technical issues from associated IT team and members
  • Ensures the stability, integrity and efficient operations of systems that support core organizational functions.
  • Contributor in Global and Regional infrastructure projects with guidance from senior team members.
  • Monitors key system parameters to ensure optimum performance is being maintained.
  • Required to participate in out-of-hours activities.

Candidate Qualifications:
  • Azure Administrator (AZ-104) Certification
  • Azure DevOps Engineering (AZ-400) Certification
  • Experience with Cloud Services in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, DaaS and upcoming trends in cloud space
  • Ability to function in a Global Organization with a flexible and dynamic team environment
  • Ability to communicate issues and solutions
  • Experience in Azure Log Analysis including monitoring and alerting.
  • Working knowledge of Azure Networking.
  • Working knowledge of Azure disaster recovery best practices.
  • Significant experience with hosting infrastructure within Azure
  • Significant experience with CI/CD pipeline creation, scripting/automation technologies (Ansible, PowerShell, ARM, YAML, Terraform)
  • Experience with GitHub and Azure DevOps technologies.
  • Keen focus on customer service and an understanding that technology solutions must provide business value


Parexel International Corporation is a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, providing a broad range of knowledge-based contract research, consulting, and medical communications services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Committed to providing solutions that expedite time-to-market and peak-market penetration, Parexel has developed significant expertise across the development and commercialization continuum, from drug development and regulatory consulting to clinical pharmacology, clinical trials management, medical education and reimbursement. Parexel Informatics, Inc., a subsidiary of Parexel, provides advanced technology solutions, including medical imaging, to facilitate the clinical development process.


Mission: Parexel’s mission is to combine the strength of our expertise, experience and innovation to advance the worldwide success of the bio/pharmaceutical and medical device industries in preventing and curing disease.


Find Us
+44 1895 238000
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
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