Lead Cloud (Azure) Architect

  • Information Technology
  • Permanent
  • £70000.00 - £75000.00
  • JN -102018-930
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
  • 30% Bonus, £2k Shares, 35 hour week + More!

Job Description

Our client is a FTSE 250 eCommerce Business whose award-winning digital channels generate revenues in excess of £750,000 during peak hours.

Human Capital Ventures is acting as a preferred partner in the recruitment of a Lead Cloud Architect responsible for the continual evolution of our client’s infrastructure and software platforms into the Azure Cloud, leveraging Microsoft full stack technologies.

  • Own the lifecycle management of all applications across the enterprise, creating, implementing and managing a formal framework ensuring applications are supportable, extensible, maintained, upgraded, succeeded and decommissioned over their lifetime.
  • Work across the portfolio of solutions identifying the synergies and dependencies of the solutions.
  • Define the principles to be used across the solution teams to ensure synergy across the enterprise landscape.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert with a unique perspective, a coach who can promote architecture knowledge and skills within the team, and a guide who can help the solution architects make the best decisions.
  • Be responsible for the direction and adoption of the appropriate: frameworks, standards, libraries and approach, in the translation of architecture into working code or integrations; and to keep these up-to-date.
  • To take a lead role in the full life cycle delivery of the technical solutions for Business projects from initial concept, requirements gathering, specification, design, delivery, acceptance and into operational support.
  • Working closely with the Cloud & Infrastructure Architect understand and support the software solutions architecture design and all those involved in developing the solutions.
  • Ensure all applications adhere to all applicable legislation and regulatory requirements including PCI & GDPR.
  • Focus on the use of architectural patterns and reusable artifacts in the development configuration and deployment of an application
  • 5+ years’ experience Architecting Enterprise Cloud Solutions (Ideally on Azure)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Full Stack Technology
  • Knowledge of Dev/Ops and working closely with Software Delivery Functions
  • developer with in-depth knowledge in some of C#, .Net, SQL Server and front-end frameworks.
  • 3 years+ experience within software solution architecture
  • Ideally experience working with eCommerce/Payment Gateways
  • First-class interpersonal and communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery strategies.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your Solution Architecture experience within a rapidly growing organisation who’s portfolio of software products is used to generate 80 million+ transactions a year. Please send CV Details for immediate consideration!

Salary:                   £70,000 - £75,000 per annum
Tenure:                 Permanent, Full-Time (Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00)
Benefits:              Bonus (circa 30%), Shares (£2000), 35 hour working week, Private Healthcare + Much More!
Location:              Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire