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Cloud Architect

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Recruiter: Avanade
Listed on: 20th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £65000 - £90000
Salary Notes: bonus + benefits + pension +Car allowance + medical cover and more
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Azure Technical Architect, Manager
Avanade is looking for highly skilled and dynamic Cloud Technical Architect. You will join our accomplished Infrastructure community, working with the newest Azure technologies on challenging and complex cloud transformations; helping our clients get the very best out of the cloud.
This is a Consultancy role where you will perform hands on and technical tasks as well as focus on managing project end to end, working on client's site. Please note: Travel up to 80% is expected, typically domestically but some international travel periodically required.
At Avanade, our vision is to be the leading digital innovator, realizing results for our clients and their customers through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. You will be given an exciting opportunity to help us achieve this, working on a wide variety of differing projects for an exciting mix of diverse clients.
While at Avanade you will be given significant opportunities to develop your technical and consulting skills within the Microsoft Azure Ecosystem, fully own your career and progression, in a client facing role that includes travel across the UK.
Do you have what it takes to become our next Azure Architect? Your hands-on experience comes handy:

A proven track record deploying or architecting core Azure solutions across the Azure stack (networking, security, identity, DR, storage, subscription models, strategy & governance) for major enterprise projects.

Knowledge of infrastructure solutions from cloud to on-premise, especially in relation to Microsoft programs, platform migration, system security, enterprise directories, and cloud technologies
Satisfaction in solving complex technical challenges

As an Azure Architect and a Consultant to our clients you will have:

Experience and a desire to manage projects and work with global teams and offshore resources. 
Superb communication and interpersonal skills - you will be working directly with our clients, alongside our high performing team of consultant, or within a client team as a subject matter expert. You will be able to Communicate and present complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form.   
You will be proficient in engaging with the client to gather and advise on their requirement and using these requirements to write high level and detailed designs as well as define architectural topologies.
You will be comfortable working in large and small teams to design and implement solutions.

About Avanade
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honours diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at
What we offer:
This is a superb opportunity to be in a rewarding role, that offers you ongoing training. Avanade pays for all Microsoft certifications and recognises your dedication by offering you a strong career path. You will have an exposure to work on complex but exciting projects, using variety of Microsoft stack technologies.

We are encouraging our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies
We are looking for people with a real passion, dynamic approach and enthusiasm for technology!
You'll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development, including continuing professional technology training and management training

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.