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Azure Cloud Consultant

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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 27th September 2020
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £600 - £640
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Azure Cloud Consultant
Leeds
£600-640 per day (Inside IR35)A Microsoft Azure Cloud Consultant is required for our public sector client based in Leeds. The successful candidate will provide technical and architectural direction and leadership across a number cloud migration and implementation projects.One of the major/pivotal projects in this space is the Cloud Migration project, which is looking to migrate over 1500 Windows and Linux servers to Microsoft Azure by November 2021.Key activities:
* Assuring the delivery of the Cloud migration project/programme.
* Supporting the decision-making process, to ensure that our decisions are aligned to the Microsoft first and Cloud first vision.
* Thought leadership in the Microsoft Cloud space.
* Shaping project decisions to align them to the project scope and the right outcomes.
* Inputting into the design, integration and implementation of Microsoft Azure.
* Supporting the Project Manager coordinate major third-party suppliers.
* Gently challenging internal 'on-premise' thinking, in a supportive and collaborative way.
* Ensuing that security is at the heart of everything we do with the Cloud migration.
* Coaching and mentoring colleagues to build confidence in Cloud technologies.
* Helping 'raise the bar' across the Digital Team.
* Working with stakeholders across the organisation to help them understand the benefits that Cloud computing delivers to them.
* Supporting the delivery of a Microsoft Cloud upskilling programme across the department.Skills and Experience* Microsoft Azure Expert.
* Large scale on premise physical server/virtual server migration to Azure.
* Systems integration experience.
* The ability to communicate in a non-technical manner to various stakeholders.
* Experience with the full project life cycle.
* Ability to support, develop, inspire and motivate others working around you in all things cloud.