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Cloud Solution Architect - Global System Integrators

You may have heard we’re going through a transformation here at Microsoft.  It's an unprecedented shift in our culture, the way we do business and our approach to the world.  At the heart of that is hiring people have a desire to succeed, a passion to innovate and an insatiable appetite to learn.  If that sounds like you, read on, this may be just the place for you…  

You would be joining a team at the heart of Microsoft’s hugely successful Azure cloud business. This role will put you at the front and centre of working with global System Integrators to help sell with, build with and enable Azure workloads.

This role will own the Azure technical customer engagement including: architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and/or Proofs of Concepts.

This Cloud Solution Architect role is a deeply technical role, accountable for our Global System Integrators, working with them to build technical capability and capacity and partnering to deliver successful cloud and hybrid solution designs and infrastructure deployments.

We would love to hear from you if you are currently involved with public cloud technical readiness and architectural design.   You would be collaborating with Global SIs on projects, proofs of concepts as well as unblocking workloads through partner deployment by leading deep technical architecture and application design discussions with senior executives to help with cloud deployment.

Whilst we don’t expect everyone to be an Azure expert just yet, (we will help with that if you love learning fast) we are looking for cloud computing technology (including open source) experts with deep knowledge in one of the following areas:

•       Software design or development, Application Design, Systems Operations / Management, Database architecture, Virtualization, IP Networking, Storage, IT Security, Linux


If this sounds like you then pop in an application, and we will take a much closer look at your details.

This role will be based in the UK with some international travel required.

Microsoft has a flexible working culture and on an average week your time could be split between our UK offices, customer locations and your home.   We offer competitive salary, bonus and benefits, in Reading we have onsite nursery, gym, shops and restaurants.   Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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