Cloud Technical Architect


Location: Edinburgh, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Tyne and Wear

Job Type: Full time


Cloud Technical Architect

About the role
Our Cloud Technical Architect/Leads are the face of our service where we design, build, and operate scalable and reliable infrastructure solutions hosted in Azure and our Hybrid-Cloud.
Therefore, you will have a solid experience of cloud architecture and deployment methods including, security of cloud solutions, cost management and use these to continually improve the infrastructure we manage for clients.

In this role, you will work over our portfolio of clients where we deliver and support solutions with Windows, Linux and Cloud varying from traditional infrastructure to cloud native, from Active Directory to Machine Learning and Enterprise Migrations to Mission Critical Application Hosting.

Day-to-day, you will:

Work on some of the largest and leading-edge projects, leading our customers cloud transformation and operations initiatives.
Own the technical architecture and direction for a client.
Manage, nurture, and develop a team ranging from 2-10 people.
Design and maintain observability metrics for applications and infrastructure we support.
Creating systems, tools & processes that will enhance our clients support and operations.
Deploy solutions across the Azure platform for major enterprise projects.

About you

You are deeply technical and enjoy solving complex technical challenges. You can communicate and present information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form combined with hands-on experience deploying infrastructure in Azure experience in AWS and GCP beneficial.

You have proven experience in a technical lead or operations role with great communication skills and are comfortable working directly with a client and you are leading and mentoring your team.
Technical Experience required:

Designing and Deploying Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions - experience in AWS and GCP beneficial
Previous coding background
Familiar in any of the following: Azure ARM templates, Terraform, PowerShell, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
Familiar with CI/CD using Azure DevOps

What we offer

At Avanade, your development is central to us.

We give you the opportunity to work with the latest technology, as well as help to reach your full potential so that you grow and develop. To achieve it we offer:

Private Medical Cover, Dental Medical Cover, 33 weeks full pay maternity leave, 2 weeks paternity leave, Flexible Work Policy, Flexible Bank Holiday policy, Employee Share Purchase Plan
Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, Car Allowance, STI Bonus, 80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications, generous pension.
Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally.
A dedicated Career Advisor to coach you and support your progression within the company.
Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in your growth.
You’ve got this!