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Azure Architect - Edinburgh

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Ref: 52 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 Jul 2019
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* Azure Cloud Architect.  Based either Edinburgh or Newcastle *


Pulsant is a leading UK provider of hybrid cloud solutions, expert colocation and infrastructure services across several key industry sectors.


We have big ambitions for the future – and want to speak to the right people with the right energy and values to take us there.


Job Purpose:


The Cloud Architect will be responsible for the design of innovative cloud solutions for our customers, delivering architecture design and implementation patterns on AWS or Azure platforms.  Perform consultative, solutions-based design to customers who desire cloud-based solutions.



Key Responsibilities:



  • Understand customers’ overall infrastructure estate, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions


  • Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a modernization roadmap and architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments


  • Design AWS or Azure architecture that meets key non-functional requirements (security, compliance, performance, resiliency, and availability)


  • Provide leadership in migration methodologies and techniques


  • Work closely with the technical team and provide an oversight for the technical development of solutions; create and own the Solution Architecture documentation


  • Support stakeholders with requirements for service design and suggest improvements


  • Constantly investigating and evaluating industry trends in Cloud computing


Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience in designing cloud architecture (AWS or Azure)
  • Hands-on proficiency on deployment on AWS or Azure platform is mandatory
  • Experience of migration from on-premise to Cloud
  • Strong experience building product delivery schedules and roadmaps
  • Understand Agile/SCRUM methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of system design and architecture with the technologies and experience implementing a wide range of solutions
  • Understanding of Virtualization and its impact on proposed solutions



In addition to developing your technical skills - you will benefit from a great salary, bonus, pension, private health care, free breakfasts and a fantastic team focussed work environment.


We have a commitment to building inclusive workplaces; we value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone.