Azure Architect

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Azure Architect 

Excellent Salary

Permanent - Edinburgh

3rd January 2019

Closing date for CVs - 31st January 2019

Start Date - February - March 2019


Meraki Talent’s IT consultancy client in Edinburgh are currently looking to recruit several Azure Architects / Designers to join them on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join the largest Microsoft Gold Partner IT Consultancy in Scotland who are also a Microsoft Tier 1 Cloud Solutions Provider. Our client believes in work life balance and offer flexible working and unlimited training for all staff. These roles would suit candidates with a consultative approach who are commercially aware and have performed at enterprise level. 


Responsibilities of the Azure Architect;

  • You will be implementing enterprise level infrastructure solutions, from requirements gathering through to design, development and final delivery and support.
  • Delivery innovative technical solutions and support to our clients
  • Implementing cloud-based solutions, migrating workloads to the cloud and connecting and managing hybrid cloud environments
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders will be essential for this role


Background of the Azure Architect;

  • 3 – 5 + years’ experience support with cloud infrastructure
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers and emerging computing trends
  • Proven track record in infrastructure design including private and public cloud, networking, virtualisation, identity and access management, security and storage
  • Understanding how to build resilient multi-site architectures
  • Experience with Windows and Linux technologies
  • Configuration management and automation technologies
  • Be a first-rate verbal and written communicator with strong presentation skills
  • Experience of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and leveraging internal / external resource

Technologies: Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Virtual Networks, Azure Active Directory, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Backup, Azure Storage, Azure ExpressRoute, Hyper-V, VMWare, System Centre, Citrix, Firewalls, Web Application Proxies, PowerShell, ARM Templates, BGP, Site-to-Site VPN, Windows Server, Active Directory and Exchange


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Andy wants: Cloud, Infrastructure, Consultant, Azure, AWS, Active Directory, Virtualisation


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Business Manager - IT & Change

Andy MacEwan

In 2018 Andy joined Meraki Talent, with a focus on technology and change roles across Scotland. Andy is an experienced recruiter with an impressive list of successful placements having worked in the industry for over 15 years. Andy has a strong background delivering a variety of recruitment solutions covering permanent recruitment, fixed term contracts, managed services and statements of work across technology and business change.