Azure DevOps Architect

Date Posted

14/05/2024

Reference

1120

Area

United Kingdom – remote working

Location

Speciality

IT Architecture

Salary

£60-70k

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Position: Azure DevOps Architect

Suitable for:  DevOps Architect with 5+ years Azure experience

Location:  Hybrid – Home based, with the expectation to attend the Milton Keynes office at least once a month and as and when required.

Salary:  £60k – £70k + bens

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is a British healthcare software development company that build and deliver market leading applications. They have high ambitions and are looking to bring in highly skilled Azure DevOps Architect to help continue their adoption of Azure-native services and building a best-of-breed scalable SaaS platform for their solutions.

The Azure DevOps Architect will need to have 5+ years enterprise experience with Azure, who can demonstrate a real passion for cloud technologies, with strong problem solving and critical thinking, good communication skills and a strong work ethic.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ commercial experience with Azure ideally as Azure DevOps Architect
  • Strong documentation and diagramming skills to convey complex concepts in a simple manner.
  • An understanding of Azure PaaS components. Key areas:

o             AKS (deployment + management)

o             API Management

o             App Services

o             Azure SQL

o             Functions

o             Networking

o             App Insights

o             Data Factory

o             Databricks

  • Proven experience with Azure DevOps (ADO)
  • Solid understanding of

o             Terraform

o             HELM charts

o             Flux

o             Powershell / Azure CLI

Desirable:

  • Healthcare or Government related industry experience/Knowledge
  • Understanding of JIRA and Confluence
  • Microsoft certification(s) in Azure, such as AZ-305 (Azure Solutions Architect)

Experience is valued over accreditation, however, as they are a Microsoft partner, there will be encouragement to gain accreditation during employment.

The Role:

Working collaboratively with the existing DevOps engineering team alongside the Lead DevOps Architect, the individual will have an influence and diverse workload covering (but not limited to):

  • Design Automation of infrastructure and software rollout using Azure DevOps pipelines, including quality gates such as peer reviews.
  • Design and develop Infrastructure, using an IaC approach, that aligns with industry best practices such as the Azure Well-Architected Framework.
  • Design and develop automatic scaling and highly-available solutions.
  • Work closely with other departments, such as Development and Architecture, to ensure that Azure technologies are being used correctly and efficiently.
  • Work closely with the Security teams to design secure solutions from the get-go and assist with validating designs against best practices.
  • Keeping up to date with emerging technologies and advising on how they could be used to better the existing architecture (this will likely include completing a PoC).

Full job description is available on request.

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing, please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.