Azure Solution Architect

We have an exciting opportunity for an Azure Solution Architect responsible for planning, designing and delivering solutions built upon the Microsoft cloud platform.

As the Azure Solution Architect you will be responsible for translating business requirements into solution architectures on the Microsoft cloud platform, providing technical leadership and mentoring for implementation teams, defining standards and practices. You will also be responsible for the technical readiness, scalability, & quality assurance of final deliverables.

You will be a passionate advocate of innovation with a preference towards using new technology to solve business problems.

Candidates must have an excellent understanding of technical concepts required for the implementation, integration and administration of Azure Platform as a Service solution. You must also have:

  • Good understanding of the Azure platform as a whole, the capabilities of each component, and the future roadmap.
  • Experience of designing solutions using Azure App Services, Azure Function Apps and Azure Logic Apps.
  • Experience of designing solutions using ASP.NET and .NET Core.
  • Experience of designing solutions using SQL Azure and/or Cosmos DB.

Applicants will ideally have client facing consultancy experience, business analysis capabilities and awareness of project management principles and methodologies.

Awareness of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design concepts and experience designing solutions using the Office 365 platform, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Data Lake and HDInsight and containers would be beneficial but not essential.

On offer is a salary circa £70,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits and bonus scheme. You will be based at the Reading office, with a mixture of office and on-site client work and opportunities to work from home.

Job Category: Architect
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Berkshire Reading
Reference Number: RS/10068/AZURE/ARCH
Salary: Circa £70000
Recruiter: Richard Smith

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