• Location: North West England, England
  • Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 30% travel, negotiable up to £80k
  • Technology: Microsoft Azure Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 11th Mar, 2020
  • Reference: kf10/03/201

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.

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