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Azure Architect

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 DOE

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167301

The Cloud Architect will be responsible for the design of innovative cloud solutions, delivering architecture design and implementation patterns on Azure platforms. Perform consultative, solutions-based design to customers who desire cloud-based solutions.


Key Responsibilities:

• Understand customers’ overall infrastructure estate, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions

• Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a modernization roadmap and architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments

• Design Azure architecture that meets key non-functional requirements (security, compliance, performance, resiliency, and availability)

• Work closely with the technical team and provide an oversight for the technical development of solutions; create and own the Solution Architecture documentation

• Support stakeholders with requirements for service design and suggest improvements

• Understand and develop transition and migration solutions which enable an easier and lower risk for customer consumption of these services.

• Provide pre & post sales services consultancy support on adoption and implementation of cloud services – including compliance

• Work with selected vendors to create and refine new propositions which enable our business to achieve our strategic objectives.


Skills and Experience:

• Minimum Degree level or equivalent in Technology/Engineering/ Computer Science/Telecom or similar discipline / proven equivalent working experience.

• Azure certifications

• 7+ years of experience in the IT field

• Extensive experience in designing cloud architecture

• Hands-on proficiency on deployment on Azure platform is mandatory

• Experience of migration from on-premise to Cloud

• Understand Agile/SCRUM methodologies

• In-depth knowledge of system design and architecture with the technologies and experience implementing a wide range of solutions


Salary - £60,000 - £70,000 plus benefits