Azure Cloud Solution Architect

Azure Cloud Solution Architect. A claims management firm are looking for an Azure Cloud Solution Architect to join the team. You will be an integral part of the team responsible for crafting and delivering creative cloud solutions for our clients. Your duties will include designing, building, and automating cost-effective, resilient, and secure cloud-based Infrastructure, as well as migrations of existing workloads to public clouds.

You could be based anywhere in the UK, working remotely or in one of many offices depending on your location.

The Azure Cloud Solution Architect responsibilities will include:

  • Design, and deliver cloud-native, hybrid, and multi-cloud workloads
  • Migrate enterprise workloads to Azure using industry-standard as well as proprietary methodologies
  • Automate cloud deployments, as well as build CI/CD pipeline to support Cloud-Based workloads
  • Provide experienced knowledge and/or develop competency on various automation tools
  • Stay on top of the latest trends and develop expertise in emerging cloud technologies
  • Work as a member of the Networking & Security team and alongside other Infrastructure Engineers
  • Work as technical / engagement lead
  • Help in growing the team and specialty (Azure)
  • Work as part of an International Infrastructure team.

The Azure Cloud Solution Architect will need:

  • Solid public-cloud knowledge in implementing and operating the cloud platforms (compute, cloud storage, data services, supporting networking and management/monitoring services)
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking, and cloud-based services for business teams or consumers
  • Deep (Azure) product knowledge and understanding of product features
  • Hands-on experience building solutions from cloud components using tools like Terraform, Ansible
  • Expertise in cloud security and identity best practices
  • Experience in creating cloud cost models and running cloud readiness assessments
  • Experience in working with enterprise IT and implementing hybrid cloud solutions
  • Exposure to other cloud platforms apart from your primary expertise preferred
  • Other advantages include exposure to Microservices design/implementation, API Management, Container technologies
  • Strong Microsoft skillset - AD, Windows Server etc.
  • Experience with On-Prem to Azure Cloud Migrations
  • Nasuni Storage Experience
  • Working Knowledge of Nutanix
  • Expertise of Deploying, Configuring and Maintaining Pal Alto Firewalls
  • Experience in the Management of Pal Alto Panorama
  • Professional and/or Associate level certifications are a plus.

Azure Cloud Solution Architect skills required:

  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (ASK)
  • Azure SQL Services
  • Terraform and/or Ansible
  • Azure Key Vault
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Fundamentals around cloud security principles
  • Azure Security Centre, Log analytics and Azure monitor
  • Pal Alto Firewall
  • Barracuda Web Application Firewalls
  • Nutanix
  • Nasuni.


Desirable Skills:

  • Azure API Manager
  • Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Connectivity
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Code Security (such as SAST/DAST)
  • Technical skills in Devops and CI/CD
  • Azure update management, Endpoint protection and Antimalware/Antivirus solutions
  • As a global business, we are always interested in hearing from candidates with bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills.

The Azure Cloud Solution Architect will benefit from:

  • Competitive salary depending on skills, experience and qualifications – there is a broad salary range on offer - £65k -100k depending on experience and location
  • Many of our vacancies offer the opportunity to work flexibly, whether from office and/or home
  • Healthcare scheme
  • A Self Invested Personal Pension Scheme
  • Holiday allowance of 22 days plus bank holidays
  • Discounts on various products and services
  • Employee assistance programme for employee wellbeing
  • Life assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Voluntary benefits – dental cover, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, wellbeing and digital GP apps

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