Azure CAF Lead Practitioner

Location: Nottingham, Reading

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Azure architect to join our rapidly growing team, focusing on best practices and ensuring customers drive value from their Azure journey leveraging the Cloud Adoption Framework.

Key Responsibilities

  • Being the senior technical resource, assisting customers looking to adopt Azure, ensuring best practices
  • Leading the development on Node4’s Azure Governance Services in line with the Cloud Adoption Framework
  • Delivering Cloud workshops with customers to assist with planning strategy, adoption plans and design
  • Creating costed design and migration plans for customers looking to migrate to Azure
  • Undertaking migration assessments on customers’ on-premise workloads
  • Deploying a governance MVP for customers using best practice design, blueprints and policies
  • Delivering monthly reporting to customers and chairing cloud governance meetings

Essential Skills

  • To hold or be working towards the Azure Solutions Architect accreditation (AZ 300)
  • Experience of architecting, configuring and supporting highly available applications within Microsoft Azure
  • Experience of working with Azure Policies, Blueprints and ARM templates
  • Configuration & Orchestration: e.g. ARM, Terraform, Ansible, Azure DevOps
  • Source Control: Git or Microsoft Team Foundation server preferred
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment Pipelines
  • Web and Database technologies such as IIS, Apache, .Net, .Net Core, NodeJS and MSSQL
  • Scripting languages such as PowerShell and Bash
  • An awareness of Information Security controls and an accreditation framework such as ISO 27001:2013 or PCI DSS

Ready to Apply?

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to Recruitment Manager, David Wilson at
No agencies please.