Azure DevOps Architect - Homebased

to £65k - IT Architecture
Ref: 573 Date Posted: Friday 22 Jan 2021
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Suitable for:  Azure DevOps Architect, Cloud DevOps Architect with Azure experience

Location:  Homebased

Contract Type: 12 month fixed term contract

Salary:  to £65k

Our client is a successful software provider within the healthcare sector. They have an immediate requirement for a Cloud / Azure DevOps Architect to join their experienced Architecture team.

The ideal candidate will have a real passion for cloud architecture, with a flexible and creative attitude, good communication skills and a strong work ethic.

Essential Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as Azure DevOps Architect or Cloud DevOps Architect with Azure experience
  • Understanding of cloud architecture concepts and best practises
  • Experience with building resilient and fault tolerant solutions
  • Building secure networked solutions
  • A thorough understanding of Azure components including the below:
  • AKS (scaling, resilience, management, security, monitoring and telemetry)
  • Service Endpoints and Private Links
  • Networking (Azure CNI)
  • Containerisation

Desirable Skills:

As Cloud / Azure DevOps Architect, the following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • Nginx
  • Solid understanding of HELM & Powershell
  • Blue/Green deployments via AKS
  • Infrastructure as Code/ARM templates
  • Bash/Powershell/Azure CLI
  • Threat modelling
  • Azure SQL

The Role

The Azure DevOps Architect will be working within an existing team that is focused on creating a scalable and resilient cloud hosting model. Your duties will include, but not be limited to the following tasks –

  • Developing and maintaining Azure DevOps pipelines
  • Automation of infrastructure and software rollout
  • Performance analysis and tuning
  • Security reviews and risk mitigation
  • Maintaining high availability of services
  • Keeping up to date with emerging technologies and advising how they can be used to improve the existing architecture

Full job description is available upon 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 


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