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Azure Cloud Architect - Contract

World Wide Technology

Posted on Jul 17, 2022 by World Wide Technology

Not Specified, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£700 - £800 Daily


  • 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 (eg Windows and Linux IaaS, Container based solutions, Security, Management, Storage, Networking)
  • Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption within the company to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • 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


  • Experience and understanding of large scale infrastructure deployments in enterprise-wide environments required
  • 5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects) required
  • Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management and developers)
  • 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
  • An understanding of Identity and Access management principles and tools
  • Industry recognised Azure cloud certifications
  • Experience working as an Architect or relevant equivalent
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Risk Management in an enterprise
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Non Functional requirements

All candidates will need to go through a thorough background check.

Must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


World Wide Technology is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified

Reference: 1670976258

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