Azure Cloud Architect

Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Tilburg, Groningen, Netherlands
Engineering, Full-Time

We are digital builders born in the cloud and currently, we are looking for an Azure Cloud Architect.

Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the European IT industry! We use an agile, cloud-native approach to empower clients to seize the full potential of the public cloud.

Your daily work:

  • Implementing cloud infrastructure to deep-diving with our customers by giving workshops and design recommendations to technical teams and stakeholders
  • You will become a trusted advisor for high-profile enterprises and jointly manage the customer relationship and roadmap with the Nordcloud account team
  • You will therefore have the opportunity to engage with our customers from the very start of the customer journey to the cloud and own your role in the customer projects until it’s finished

As we have varying opportunities to work internationally, some readiness to travel in the Netherlands and other locations in Europe is required.

Your skills and attributes of success in respect of the person:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit. You proactively look for opportunities to engage yourself in communities and with customers instead of waiting for things to come to you
  • The naturalness of finding your place within teams and feeling comfortable being the leading voice in a conversation as part of a team
  • Right-first-time, innovation-driven mindset. You are not content to let things be done “the way they have always been done” and seek to raise the bar with each solution you deliver
  • Being hungry for knowledge and having a passion for self-improvement. You understand that working with the public cloud involves iterative change and you strive to keep up with the latest changes

    Your skills and attributes of success in respect of the role:

    • Broad knowledge of the overall Azure service catalog
    • General knowledge of the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework and Enterprise-scale landing zone reference architecture
    • Demonstrable knowledge of Azure solutions architecture design
    • Experience working with Azure networking, security, storage, databases, and computing solutions in IaaS and PaaS services
    • Experience working with container technologies ranging from Azure Web Apps for Containers & Azure Container Apps to Azure Kubernetes Service or equivalent Kubernetes service (EKS/GKE)
    • Experience working with scripting, automation, infrastructure as code & pipeline as code tools (Terraform, Azure Bicep, YAML, Powershell, Bash)
    • Experience working with and collaborating within DevOps toolkits (Azure DevOps/GitHub Enterprise)
    • Experience in backend programming languages (C#, Java, Go, or similar)
    • Experience working with configuration management systems (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or similar)
    • An understanding of on-premises hypervisor and network connectivity technologies such as VMWare and Hyper-V and firewall/VPN devices
    • Experience presenting technical ideas and solutions to technical and non-technical audiences of all seniority levels
    • Experience with pre-sales engagements, creating solutions, and presenting to potential customers
    • Fluent communication skills in EnglishDutch is considered a plus

    If you don’t meet all of the desired criteria, but still fit most of the requirements, we encourage you to apply anyway. Let’s find out together if we are a good fit for each other!

    What do we offer in return?

    • A highly skilled multinational team
    • Individual training budget and exam fees for partner certifications (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud) and additional certification bonus covered by Nordcloud
    • Access to join and the possibility to create knowledge-sharing sessions within a community of leading cloud professionals
    • Flexible working hours and freedom to choose your tools (laptop and smartphone) and ways of working
    • Freedom to work fully remotely within the country of the Netherlands 
    • Local benefits such as holiday & pension allowance, sick leave insurance & liability insurance, wellness benefits

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        About Nordcloud 

        Nordcloud, an IBM company, is a European leader in cloud advisory, implementation, application development, managed services, and training. It’s a recognized cloud-native pioneer with a proven track record of helping organizations leverage the public cloud in a way that balances quick wins, immediate savings, and sustainable value. Nordcloud is triple-certified across Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Amazon Web Services – and is a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services. Nordcloud has 10 European hubs, over 1300 employees, and counting, and has delivered over 1,000 successful cloud projects.

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