Location

London

Department

Cloud

About Arkphire

Arkphire, a Presidio IT solutions company, with operations in Dublin, London, São Paulo, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. We design, build, supply and manage IT products, networks and cloud solutions to customers across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Asian Pacific Continent (APAC). We are the trusted IT partner to some of world’s leading companies. In fact, 6 out of the 10 leading FDI multinationals in Europe, have chosen Arkphire as their preferred IT solution supplier.

What are we looking for?

 Are you an Azure Architect and subject matter expert? A problem-solver who is passionate about providing elegant solutions to complex challenges? Do you thrive in a continuous learning environment, and enjoy working across the entire delivery lifecycle?

We are hiring an Azure Architect to work with top-tier customers and promote Cloud Adoption. As a Architect, you will partner with customers, Arkphire Sales and several other Arkphire teams to create solutions that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of Cloud Services.

The Azure Architect is a technical role - you must be broadly competent across many areas of technology such as Infrastructure, Security, DevOps, Databases, Application Development, Analytics

If you have a deep passion for Azure and want to work in global team of award-winning technologists, please read below and apply!

Experience & Skills

  • Keen technologist, with deep expertise in modern cloud architecture and history of successful implementation of complex Azure solutions

  • Ability to script/code in at least one programming language such as C#, Bicep, .NET Core, Bash, JavaScript, Java etc. is a must

  • Can create proof of concepts, demos, and/or scripts from scratch or by leveraging reusable components

  • Experience architecting, designing, migrating workloads to Azure

  • Expertise in public and private cloud hybrid architecture, networking and connectivity

  • Deep understanding of cloud design patterns, cloud operations and cloud cost models with hands-on ability to implement best practices or suggest improvements

  • Strong communication skills, experience presenting technical ideas in business-friendly language to business stakeholders.

  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Relevant AWS certifications are highly desirable and preferred

  • Relevant Azure certifications are highly desirable and preferred

  • Experience assessing or auditing Azure environments in line with best practice i.e., Identity & Security, Monitoring & Analytics, Backup & Recovery, Provisioning & Orchestration, Architecture & Governance and Cost Optimisation

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • As a key member, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on Cloud platforms

  • Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of Cloud, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud

  • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already operating in Cloud

  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the solutions architect community

  • Build relationships with technical individuals and key stakeholders within customer organizations

  • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support

We are looking for a candidate that is the right fit to make this a rewarding and successful experience. Below are some of the attributes we’ve seen as meaningful to succeed in this role:

You are a leader with vision – You are a hands-on and have delivered projects with varying complexities and environments. You are known for your attention to detail without losing the big picture. You are respected by your peers, customers, and industry.

You are a great listener – Our goal is to deliver solutions that last for years and continuously adapt to the changing needs of the industry. You are in tune to your customers, peers, industry trends and are receptive to what the market needs.

You are a collaborator – You enjoy working with multi-cultural teams, both domestic and international and find ways to get the best out of your people. You also work well with a variety of roles including core development, design, operations, and support.

You believe in continuous learning – Things change in our industry continuously, and you always love to learn both the underlying technology and the business motivations of our customers, constantly finding new ways to improve our solutions, processes to make valuable contributions for our customers.

You are ready to contribute to rapid growth within a dynamic, small company culture!

Arkphire is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.