Azure Cloud Consultant £80k- (30% Travel, NW and Mids)
No more than 30% travel a week to customer sites across the UK but mostly the North West and the Midlands. The role is Delivery and post-sales focused but pre-sales responsibilities can be included I the role for those interested.
Consultants will work in customer facing environments with:
- Microsoft's solution areas, technologies and products in diverse client environments.
- Integrated solutions using the latest Microsoft products and technologies.
- Implemented cloud-based solutions and migrated workloads to the cloud.
Desired project Experience in:
- Senior support experience with cloud infrastructure.
- Architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc).
- Migrating workloads to the cloud.
- Consulting experience in technical sales and deployment projects.
- Strong written and oral communication skills to present to stakeholders. Ability to drive decisions collaboratively and resolve conflicts.
Desired Technical Skills and Experience in:
- Cloud computing technologies, business drivers and emerging computing trends.
- Infrastructure design including private and public cloud, networking, virtualization, identity, security and storage.
- Experience with Azure IaaS and Cloud Infrastructure tools such as Azure Site Recovery, Back-Up (as a Service), Data Center Migrations (Azure Lift & Shift), Azure vNet and Networking
- Automation/scripting experience with PowerShell/Bash/Java and ideally ARM Templates, Terraform, Puppet etc.
- Working knowledge with AGILE development, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Desired Certifications in:
Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions, Architect Expert, Azure Developer Associate, Azure Administrator Associate, Azure Security Engineer Associate.
Not essential however nice to have:
MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSA Cloud Platform Solutions Associate, MCSA, Linux on Azure Solutions Associate, AWS Certified Solution Architect.