Lead Cloud (Azure) Architect

  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • £550.00 - £650.00
  • JN -112018-936
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
  • 6-12 month initial contract

Job Description

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

Human Capital Ventures is acting as their preferred partner in the recruitment of a Lead Cloud (Azure) Solutions Architect; responsible for the continued evolution and transition of our client’s software platforms into Microsoft Azure Cloud, leveraging Microsoft full stack technologies.

Position Responsibilities:
  • 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 Software & 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
Position Requirements:
  • 5+ years’ experience Architecting Enterprise Cloud Solutions (Ideally on Azure)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Full Stack Development Technology (C#, ASP.NET, MVC, SOLID)
  • Knowledge of Dev/Ops and working closely with Software Delivery Functions
  • 3 years+ experience within software solution architecture, with a background of hands-on development
  • First-class interpersonal and communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery strategies.
This is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in Architecture to a Lead capacity playing a pivotal role in the transition of this household names legacy environments to the Azure Cloud exploiting the technology stack. Please send CV Details for immediate consideration!

Tenure:               6-12 months contract (initially) 
£550 - £650 per day (dependant on experience) 
Location:             Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire