• Location: Hemel Hempstead, England
  • Date Posted: 16th Mar, 2020
  • Reference: 16032020JS

Azure Architect

Location - Hemel Hempstead

Rate - £500 - £600 per day (Inside of IR35)

Length - 3 month initial contract


  • On-site Cloud Architect to support the Cloud strategy working within the customer team on-site as an anchor point, as per the agreed Responsibilities.

  • Oversight and review of service performance by business project management office.

  • Quotation, evaluation and capability to bring other expertise in as required for the project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Comprehensive understanding and ability to advise across

    • General IT topics (e.g.: networking, storage, protocols, security)

    • Key Azure services (NSGs, resource groups, vNets, subscriptions, peering, express route, APIM, ASE, Key Vaults, AD, App Services, Application Insights & Alerts, WAFs, VPNs)

    • Key Azure PaaS facilities such as Service Bus, Event Hub, MS-SQL DB, Cosmos DB, Data Factory, Data Gateway, Cognitive Services.

  • Access to a library of architectural best practices for things such as provisioning, continuous deployment & optimization of costs.

  • Ability to automate common Azure functions (e.g. provisioning, maintenance etc) through the use of scripting.

  • Help with the interpretation of RCAs from Microsoft.

  • Assist with the planning of changes in Azure (e.g. estimations of time required for changes).

  • Act as the gateway between the customer and current teams. This includes estimating projects, engaging the right people in the business and, where possible, providing oversight on projects.

If you would like to find out more information please contact me on 0203 826 6769 or email me at j.scott@nigelfrank.com

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