Microsoft Platform Architect - Azure & O365

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
17 days ago

Microsoft Platform Architect - Azure & O365
£75,000 + Benefits
UK - Remote based

We have an exciting opportunity to make your mark in the industry and to join one of our global consultancy clients who are a leader in digital transformation.

This rapidly growing business is focused on providing secure and decarbonized digital solutions, services and expertise for people and businesses. The business has an embedded belief in enabling people to live sustainably and confidently in the digital age with purpose! The Client is part of a Global practice - you'll get an opportunity to be involved and provide leadership at the global level.

The role

The Microsoft Practice Platform Architect will provide architectural advisory and support to a key account, embedded into a team currently working with the client and directly engage with customers. The Platform Architect:

  • Owns the Microsoft platform enterprise architecture across Azure and M365.
  • Drives the innovation agenda in conjunction with Microsoft and with client industry areas.
  • Provides leadership to senior client partner in respect to conducting investigations at a high level for IT strategy and feasibility studies to meet the customer stated requirements and Microsoft practices.
  • Engages with M365 Architects and Azure Architects to ensure that the full platform integration is established and managed.
  • Ensures that the Platform is serviceable and is maintained to service needs.
  • Takes ownership for investigative work to seek effective business solutions.
  • Develops architectural views and migration option solutions.
  • Participates in pre-issue peer reviews and post-issue delivery reviews, utilising business experience and skills to assess and advise on the viability of alternatives.
  • Coordinates implementation through improvements in information systems, data management, processes/procedures, organisation and equipment.
  • Applies and supervises required modelling and analysis tools, methods, products and standards- TOGAF, BCS ES&A, and continuous process improvement.

Desirable skills & experience

  • Architectural understanding of Azure and M365 Component areas and business knowledge of it.
  • Experience successfully defining and articulating solutions based on the entire Microsoft Cloud Platform (Azure/M365), cloud, hybrid solutions with 'on premise' aspects.
  • Experience in producing detailed component specifications from Business and IS systems architectures, taking into consideration the intended uses of the architectures, translating component specifications into detailed designs for implementation.
  • Experience of the commercial stages for Bid processes and RFC (Request For Change), along with experience of responding and delivering to CCNs (Change Control Notice).
  • Ability to gain security clearance and willing to undertake UK-wide travel as required.

Our client's ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves. They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply. Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.

  • Attractive salary
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
  • Flex benefits system - exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms
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