Azure Cloud Architect - UK Wide

London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Azure Cloud Architect
£70k - £110k total package

Our client, a highly regarded organisation known for its great in-house training and career progression, has asked us to assist in the recruitment of a number of Azure Cloud architects to join a steadily growing department. Seeking to bolster the division by creating a number of roles Architecture positions, the successful candidates will take full ownership of their work, delivering end-to-end solutions for a number of market leading clients throughout the UK.

Successful candidates are required to have hands-on experience in the designing and implementing solutions. Ideal candidates will have a diverse range of skills and experience including skills such as Big Data, Software Development, DevOps, and overall software Testing.

Required Skills
*Software engineering / Development background
*Designing and deploying systems on Azure
*Identify best use of Azure services for business needs
*Experience in migration/implementation/upgrade of existing on-premises application to Azure
*Ability to utilising available Big Data components
*Costs Control and Estimation experience
*Implement Continuous Delivery and methodologies on Azure
*Implement and automate security controls, governance and compliance validation
*Design and manage tools to automate operational processes

Desirable Experience
*DevOps operations - use of source control (such as GitHub), Build tools (Puppet / Jenkins) CI, and test Driven Development
*Experience of other Cloud providers
*Commercial experience in Big Data
*Exposure to Big Data platforms such as Kafka, Flume and Spark
*Identifying and defining requirements for an Azure-based application
*Exposure to Hadoop ecosystem (Cloudera, Hortonworks, Azure, IBM, Microsoft & Google)

The role requires exceptional communication skills to confidently communicate with stakeholders and vendors of all levels. As a Cloud Architect specialist, you will take full responsibility for your respective project, ensuring the end-to-end digital cloud solutions created are to the highest of quality and within budget.

This role may suit people with the following job titles - Cloud Architect, Solutions Architect, Digital Architect, Software Architect, Integration Architect, Application Architect, Azure Architect

We are keen to build strong relationships with IT consultants based on providing a transparent and supportive service. Now in our 18th year we pay promptly and are a stable contracting partner in good financial health. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. 1070906). We never send your CV without your email authorisation.

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