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Azure Cloud Architect (DevOps)

May 16, 2022

Job summary

Trustmarque is currently seeking a Cloud Consultant with a strong focus on Microsoft Azure and delivery automation. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and capable technologist, responsible for evangelising, designing, and delivering cloud-based environments in Azure.

This is a hands-on delivery role in a wider multi-disciplinary team, with particular focus on customer interaction.


  • Work with customers at all skill levels to identify and exploit the benefits of public cloud, articulating long-term roadmaps, risks, and opportunities.
  • Development of cost estimates for cloud transformation, including cloud consumption, delivery effort, and service charges.
  • Production of design documentation for customer environments aligned to internal standards, and aligned with external guidance such as CAF, NSCS CyberSecurity, and vendor recommendations.
  • Contribute to team standards and processes.
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to collaboratively deliver high quality code assets.
  • Discover, assess, learn, and share new technologies, cloud platform features, and frameworks with both colleagues and customers.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in technology disciplines by achieving certifications where required.
  • Leverage strong listening and explanation skills to be a clear communicator in written, oral, and visual mediums.

Able to work efficiently and meet deadlines with limited supervision.


  • Provisioning of Azure resources via ARM templates, PowerShell, and CLI, demonstrating best-practise use of automation (GitHub Actions and/or Azure DevOps Pipelines). Awareness of broader orchestration tooling such as DSC, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Pulumi, etc would be advantageous.
  • Proficient in at least one programming language (e.g. DotNet, JavaScript).
  • Good working knowledge of Git for source control, with awareness of alternatives.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of Azure infrastructure including:
    • Networking (VPN, IP, DNS, Load Balancing, Firewalls, ExpressRoute)
    • Monitoring (Insights, Log Analytics, Dashboards)
    • PaaS Services (web apps, SQL)
    • Security (Sentinel, Azure Defender, Service Principals, AD/ADDS/B2C)
  • Comfortable utilising and manipulating data interchange formats such as JSON, XML, and YAML.
  • Working knowledge of a range of Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Track record of learning and implementing new technologies. We often work with third-party technology vendors to deliver solutions, and a broad awareness or experience of these would be advantageous (e.g. Veeam, Palo Alto, Barracuda).
  • Proficient in use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and an illustrative package such as Visio.

Trustmarque is an award-winning IT partner that delivers IT solutions allowing our customers to work smarter and more effectively. We simplify business, through a flexible and cost-effective approach that empowers organisations and their people. Giving honest, simple, and independent advice we help our customers to navigate an increasingly complex world of IT – and that’s exactly what you’ll do too, if you join our talented team here.

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