Cloud Solution Architects - Azure

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Job Description

You may have heard we're going through a transformation here at Microsoft./ It's an unprecedented shift in our culture, the way we do business and our approach to the world./ At the heart of that is hiring people have a desire to succeed, a passion to innovate and an insatiable appetite to learn./ If that sounds like you, read on, this may be just the place for you&//

You would be joining a team at the heart of Microsoft's hugely successful Azure cloud business. This role will put you at the front and centre of working with our top UK Customers to help them get real business value from Azure.

This Cloud Solution Architect role is a deeply technical role, working with our customers to build technical capability, create innovative solutions to their business challenges and uncover new workloads that could be migrated to Azure.

This role will own the Azure technical customer engagement including: architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and Proofs of Concepts as well as collaborating with other parts of Microsoft and our partners, always with the Customers' needs at the heart of everything you do.

Customer Success = Microsoft Success.

Whilst we don't expect everyone to be an Azure expert just yet, (we will help with that if you love learning fast) we are looking for cloud computing technology (including open source) experts with deep knowledge in one of the following 4 areas;


Application Development

Data Platform

Data Analytics and AI

You will need to be involved with a few of the following areas.

Software design or development, Application Design, Systems Operations / Management, Database architecture, Virtualization, IP Networking, Storage, IT Security, Linux, relational databases SQL Database, SQL Server on Azure VMs, Document DB, SQL Data Warehouse, HDInsight, Machine Learning, Stream Analytics, Data Factory, Event Hubs and Notification Hubs

If this sounds like you then pop in an application, and we will take a much closer look at your details, please make it clear which of the 4 areas you specialise in.

Microsoft has a flexible working culture and on an average week your time could be split between our UK offices, customer locations and your home. We offer competitive salary, bonus and benefits, in Reading we have onsite nursery, gym, shops and restaurants.

This role will be based in the UK covering UK Customers.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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