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Cloud Architect

La Fosse Associates are currently partnered with a Large retail business who are currently looking to recruit a Cloud Architect to their team. This will be a permanent role paying up to £75,000 Per Annum and allowing their employees to work from home but expect 1 or 2 days office work per week.

About the role:

Your Primary responsibility will be to work alongside Project Managers and SMEs to translate business objectives into project scope, and subsequently defining technical requirements, and cloud-based solutions. Delivery of compelling solutions oriented around "Platforms" underpinned by the Microsoft and Azure Cloud Technology Stack.


  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft products - particularly Azure Cloud Technologies & methods, and software development & architecture is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people at all levels, internally and externally with proven ability to influence senior leaders strategic thinking in line with organisation priorities.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in an engaging manner to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Be confident in consulting and building relationships with customers and understand their business needs
  • Excellent knowledge of the Solution Life Cycle
  • Deep understanding of and experience with cloud-native software architecture patterns, tools, and approaches in an enterprise setting
  • You will have worked on cloud application projects with experience of many aspects of the project from initial design, build, integration and run.
  • Good understanding of using agile delivery methods, i.e. Scrum and scaled agile delivery methods, i.e. SAFe or LEAD
  • General technical interest with an inquisitive nature and someone who likes to solve problems.
  • Good understanding of infrastructure, network, database, security architecture, IAM for cloud-based solutions
  • Working collaboratively in larger teams or be an individual contributor in project engagements
  • Experience of technical reviews and assessments, cloud strategy, cloud architectures, cloud roadmaps, cloud solution design, and related sourcing activities
  • Experience in delivering ERP /CRM integrations, preferably Dynamics 365 platform.

  • Nice to have: Experience in AZ-303/AZ-304 Microsoft Azure Architecture Design.
  • Nice to have: Dynamics 365 Commerce