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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland


Azure Cloud Architect

  • Azure Cloud Architect

    • Belfast/ Londonderry/ Dublin 
    • Full-time
    • Department: Cloud & Infrastructure

    Company Description

    Version 1 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. We are trusted by global brands to deliver IT services and solutions which drive customer success. Our 1300+ strong team works closely with our technology partners to provide independent advice that helps our customers navigate the rapidly changing world of IT. Our greatest strength is balance in our efforts to achieve Customer Success, Empowered People, and a Strong Organisation, underpinned by a commitment to our values. We believe this is what makes Version 1 different, and more importantly, our customers agree. You will get exposure to cutting edge technologies whilst working within a dedicated and expanding team environment, where you can shape your own future with us.

    We promote a flexible work environment that empowers our teams to go the extra mile for our clients. We encourage our employees to find new and innovative ways to deliver impact and leverage new technologies.


    Job Description

    This role is within our Advisory Services team, a group of experienced Consultants and Architects who advise our clients and work closely with our internal commercial teams and technical consultants. This diverse and challenging role will be responsible for helping to grow, drive and differentiate Version 1 as part of our wider and ambitious corporate growth plans.

    Job Description:

    • Shaping Public Cloud Strategy for medium and large organisations in the Public & Private sector
    • Define Microsoft Azure strategies and solutions for a range of customer and prospect requirements and use cases.
    • Develop architectures within Microsoft Azure across multiple technologies such as Microsoft, Open Source and Oracle depending on the client needs
    • Hold a senior, respected role in the business, allowing to define and architect a wide variety of Microsoft Azure projects for a range of use cases.
    • Provide accurate and high-quality design documentation for solutions (e.g. architecture, configuration and setup)
    • Engage widely across the organisation and initiate, support and lead pre-sales discussions with Version 1 clients and internal stakeholders
    • Work with business users to elicit requirements & develop design specifications
    • Lead and Contribute to bid responses and proposals as required


    We would like to speak to you if you have the following:

    • Excellent customer-facing communication, presentation skills and technical writing capability in pre-sales and customer engagement scenarios e.g., for tender responses, bids and proposals
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Azure Well Architected Solutions
    • Proven customer pre-sales and commercially focussed customer engagement experience.
    • In-depth and varied experience in defining and leading a range of migrations to the Azure Cloud and associated hybrid computing models.
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