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Cloud Architect - Azure Architect with SCCM knowledge

Job Title: Cloud Architect - Azure Architect with SCCM knowledge
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: CLDARCHTCT23_1534528958
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client, a global provider of IT services, requires an Azure Architect for a Windows 10 migration project. This will be a 6m temporary contract (extendable) based in Manchester.


  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the technology field.
  • 2+ years of strong experience with cloud services (Azure preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and database administration, including Always On.
  • Strong knowledge of Azure, including PaaS and IaaS architectures.
  • Knowledge of networking engineering, including DNS, Active Directory, firewalls, load balancers, etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices for IT operations in an always-on, always-available service model
  • Proven background in the design and implementation of large scale, global, complex custom application development systems (e.g., high transaction volumes).
  • Advanced understanding of distributed systems architecture in Azure on a global basis
  • Experience problem solving issues on globally distributed systems and critical product service environments
  • Capable of technical deep dives into infrastructure, databases, and applications as needed, yet cognitively agile enough to have strategy discussions with leadership
  • Must understand the Agile methodology and have worked on a Scrum team.
  • Experience of practical implementations of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools.
  • Direct, hands-on experience with DevOps and release management tools
  • Experience with continuous integration tools, such as VSTS, Bamboo, Jenkins, Microsoft TFS, TeamCity, etc.
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with corporate executives and technical teams.
  • Excellent influencing and reasoning skills; good at conflict resolution and consensus building.
  • After hours on-call support occasionally required.

Preferred Skills

  • Must have experience in SCCM1806CB configuration with Azure
  • Should excellent in infrastructure building for SCCM in Azure
  • Must have SCCM OSD creation and customization knowledge.
  • Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building abilities
  • Creativity, self-confidence, and flexibility