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Cloud Solution Architect - Azure

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security

Capita IT Resourcing is currently recruiting for an Azure Cloud Solution Architect to join a leading Microsoft Gold Partner on a permanent basis. The Cloud Solution Architect is a customer-facing role who is responsible for owning technical delivery on projects, designing and delivering suitable solutions in-line with customer business needs and expectations. Customer engagements will typically be on customer site or working remotely as appropriate.

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Lead or work with peers to implement and/or design technical solutions; working through customer specifications and develop solutions in line with defined requirements
  • Develop or support the creation of reference architectures and new product offerings
  • Create drawings and documentation to support their work
  • Take ownership for technical delivery of projects and complete hands on technical delivery if required
  • Provide presales consultancy to support sales in winning new business opportunities
  • Contribute to Proposals and Statements of Work as required when assisting with presales
  • Review Statement of Work documentation drafted by the presales and delivery teams
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure project and service delivery meet customer expectations
  • Assist to develop and improve our offerings and messages to customers, including input into marketing campaigns and product development


  • Strong technical background, with hands on experience with migrations to cloud
  • Execute technical workshops to collect requirements, understand the problem and explore solutions
  • Azure IaaS or PaaS services and the migration of systems to them
  • Able to develop and deploy ARM templates ideally within Visual Studio
  • Windows Operating systems, Active Directory and Azure AD
  • Azure Subscription design, Roles and Policies
  • Competent with PowerShell / Azure CLI


  • Open source operating systems such as Centos, Redhat and SUSE
  • Experience in secure or regulated environments
  • Experience of on-premises applications and/or infrastructure
  • Automation, scripting, infrastructure as code (Terraform, Ansible, Packer and Jenkins)
  • Azure Backup, Site recovery
  • Azure Virtual Networking & ExpressRoute
  • Azure SQL, Azure Websites
  • Docker / container experience
  • Design and configuration of Monitoring and alerting solutions

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your CV in response to this advert for immediate consideration.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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