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Microsoft Azure Solution Architect

Manchester, Lancashire
£80,000 to £100,000
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
Microsoft Solution Azure Architect (Any UK base - Hybrid)


Manchester / Hybrid / UK Wide - Any of our UK Offices - London, Bristol, Woking, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol

Your Profile

Our client's consultants collaborate with their clients and developers to identify, explain, design and implement the right solutions and processes for their clients. Working as subject matter experts and trusted advisors in everything Azure related, they build out a continuous integration process married with a solid release strategy while having the ability to upskill their customer's team members and advise on best practice and strategy to management. Your passion for Cloud will be anchored in Microsoft technologies while being aware of other open-source options to be able to give well rounded and extremely informed advice.

Your Role

Understand the current client/project landscape and define and design the solution architecture
Work on some of the most bleeding edge Digital / Cloud-based architectures in development today
Identify the Accelerators that can be introduced to assist with the implementation and adoption of Azure cloud within the project and organisation.
Implementation of Could Architecture best practices and process including ensuring the adoption by the development teams.
Manage and maintain the Architecture processes throughout the lifecycle of the project.
Use effective communication to work with development teams to constantly enhance, document, found processes, improve coordination and increase the operational performance and security of systems.
Exposure to a variety of industries e.g. Public Sector, Retail, Utilities, Manufacturing, Transport, Health.

What you'll bring

We are looking for the highest quality individuals who bring the following attributes, experience and skills that enable them to deliver rapid value to our clients:

A Software Engineering mindset
Expertise in designing well architect solutions using Azure PaaS components.
Senior stockholder management skills (CTO, Chief Architect, etc)
Broad understanding of DevOps but with in-depth knowledge and experience of implementations with the Microsoft product stack (Azure/.NET, Dynamics or SharePoint, Azure DevOps)
An understanding of the following areas
At least one modern programming language C#/Java/Java Script/Python/Go/Ruby etc
Understanding of scripting languages, PowerShell/Bash
PaaS, Serverless, IaaS inc VMs, Storage, security configuration
Applying of security engineering principles (DevSecOps)
Automation and Configuration Management tools such as Terraform
Azure Services (Application Insights, Azure DevTest Lab, API Management, Web and Mobile Apps, Windows VM etc.)
Awareness of other CI, CD & build automation tools (Jenkins, Quick Build, TeamCity, GitLab, Octopus Deploy etc.)
Awareness of Containers and Container Orchestration tools, e.g., Docker, Kubernetes
A desire to continually develop your knowledge of new functionality in the Microsoft platforms, keeping on top of roadmaps, studying for certifications and being ahead of the curve and latest trends to bring maximum value to our clientsExcellent consulting skills:

You form strong and lasting relationships with clients and colleagues, and these interactions should be second nature to you.
You have an ability to clearly articulate and present your ideas and solutions
Flexible attitude, critical thinking and the ability to engage with stakeholders at every level - from C-suite to end user.
Demonstrable skills in facilitating workshops, gathering and documenting requirements, translating requirements into business processes, stakeholder engagement, creative thinking, presentation and coaching.
A strong professional development record.
Ideally you will have had previous experience within a consultancy role, with experience of:
Full lifecycle experience on programmes using Microsoft Technologies and knowledge of the supporting business processes.
Microsoft certifications are advised.
Scrum master experience would be beneficial.To apply please click the "Apply" button and follow the instructions.

For a further discussion, please contact Tyler

83Zero Consulting Limited is a boutique consultancy specialising in Software Development & Agile within the UK. We provide high quality interim and permanent senior IT professionals
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  • Job Reference: 661980362-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: 83Zero Ltd
    83Zero Ltd
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £80,000 to £100,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent