Azure Technical Architect

Connected IT Recruitment
Birmingham, UK
14 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen in central Birmingham for a dynamic & proactive Azure Technical Architect to join a fantastic team currently supporting major IT transformation initiatives.

The main purpose of the role is to understand business requirements and produce technical solution designs. Evaluate technology solution options, recommend and create robust design documents. Work with other architects, developers, business analysts and business stakeholders to ensure that technical solutions meet requirements and are aligned with the strategy.

The successful candidate will be the Azure SME and will have responsibility for the Azure technology domain across the entire organisation. You will also work closely with other Architects and development teams, 3rd party Suppliers and external providers.

We are looking for candidates with the below experience/ skills:

  • Experience in designing of medium and large-scale Azure solution implementations
  • Good knowledge of best practices and standards for design in the Azure technology stack
  • Experience in migrating from on premise environments to Azure IaaS and PaaS environments
  • Experience of working in an iterative development process such as Agile
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Preferably from a development background
  • Professional certifications for relevant technologies
  • Azure DevOps - DevOps, CI / CD Pipelines, Terraform
  • Azure development - Logic Apps, App Service, Functions etc
  • Database Design - The specification, design and maintenance of database structures to support the IT solution
  • System Design - The specification and design of IT solutions to meet defined business needs including integrating new solutions into existing systems. Ensuring that all aspects of the solution are designed to scale out and up according to the business need
  • Data Analysis - The investigation, evaluation and interpretation of the data in order to ensure its coherence, availability, accuracy and security according to the solution requirements
  • Implementation - The transition of the solution from the project team into the operational environment in accordance with the agreed standards. Including the support of IT operational functions like change management, capacity management, help desks etc. (A good working knowledge of ITIL best practises would be expected)

Our client is flexible and welcomes Senior Engineers / Infrastructure Specialists with experience designing and implementing technical solutions into Azure, looking to move up the ladder.

This is a superb opportunity to join a well-respected regulatory company located in the centre of Birmingham, within walking distance of main transport links, offering an excellent benefit package and a friendly & flexible working environment where you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your capabilities and develop your career.

Want to know more? Get in touch with Maggie Cobos and/or apply online for immediate consideration.

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