Azure Cloud architect

Competitive
Permanent
London
28 May 2020
BBBH760319

Azure, Architecture, Cloud

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand customers' overall functional and non-functional requirements, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation
  • Architectures and solutions (Microsoft and 3rd party solutions)
  • Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a modernisation roadmap and architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, orchestrating key resources and infusing key infrastructure technologies (e.g. Windows and Linux IaaS, Container based solutions, Security, Management, Storage, Networking)
  • Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community
  • Be a Voice of Customer to share insights and best practices, connect with Azure Engineering team to remove key blockers
  • Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners and external communities
  • Assess the Customers' knowledge of Azure platform and overall cloud readiness to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensure its delivery through partners
  • Ensure all relevant architecture governance, policy, and standards are met
  • Develop and promote the reuse of patterns
  • Assist the Operations team with any high priority technical incidents
  • Maintain and manage all customer facing information and knowledge bases for Platform Architecture, Solution Design and key design decisions

Required skill-set:

  • Experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior stakeholders, project and programme managers and DevOps teams to deliver secure and compliant cloud infrastructure solutions
  • Experience and understanding of large scale infrastructure deployments in enterprise-wide environments required
  • Several years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects) required
  • Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position within a software and/or services company with exposure working within/for Financial Services
  • Experience of working with Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and continuous testing techniques and tools with knowledge/awareness of TerraForm
  • Technical knowledge and breadth of Azure technology services (Identity, Networking, Compute, Storage, Web, Mobile, Containers, Databases, Analytics, AI & Machine learning)
  • Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services

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