Cloud Infrastructure Architect - Azure

Posted 16 August by Fruition IT
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Cloud Infrastructure Architect - Azure - London

I'm currently recruiting for a Cloud Infrastructure Architect specialising in Azure to join the team at my client, a leading cloud-based consultancy based in London. You will deliver hands-on, business-oriented strategic and technical consulting to internal clients for cloud infrastructure, automation solutions and solution architecture in the cloud domains of IaaS, PaaS, CaaS and SaaS, with a particular focus on the Azure Cloud Platform.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Project delivery with focus on adding hands-on technical expertise, ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.
  • Understand the internal client's project aims and to offer professional and commercial insight to ensure client satisfaction as well as representing the commercial interests.
  • Act as the SME on Public Cloud and related technologies for the cloud platform technologies services team.
  • Responsible for defining tasks, scope and effort from user stories during user research sessions.
  • Responsible for the production of high level and low level design documents and other technical project related artefacts

Experience Needed

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in IT Infrastructure engineering including at least 2 years' supporting cloud based infrastructure
  • An in depth understanding of Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud solutions and experienced in integrating public cloud into traditional hosting/delivery models with a specific focus on Azure. AWS is optional.
  • Extensive experience in conducting Cloud Readiness Assessments observing business and technical perspectives
  • Experience in evaluating existing data centre and digital strategies
  • Experience in conducting cloud service maps, TCO analysis, security considerations as part of a wider Cloud Adoption Framework
  • Strong knowledge of the Cloud Adoption Framework(s)
  • Understanding of cloud architecture design patterns, best practices and standards.
  • DevOps - CI/CD pipeline - automation of cloud resource provisioning using Terraform, Ancible with Jenkins, etc…
  • Understanding of Docker/containers using Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of identity broker systems - Active Directory , ADFS, Azure AD.

Project Experience Needed:

  • Demonstrable experience in architecting large scale cloud migration projects/programmes
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems
  • Extensive experience in architecting enterprise public cloud solutions
  • Be comfortable with being responsible for the delivery of significant cloud and automation projects.
  • Experience of working in a close Agile / Scrum team

The consultancy are looking to hire ASAP so please apply with an up to date CV for immediate consideration.

Reference: 35896581

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