Azure Cloud Architect

Oslo, Norway
Full-Time

Azure Cloud Architect

Posted: 2021-02-12

About Nordcloud

Born in the Cloud 2011, Europe´s leading cloud solution provider Nordcloud accelerates the digital transformation of its customers with the latest cloud technology. Since the beginning, Nordcloud has completed more than 1000 successful deployments that have helped its enterprise customers reap the full benefits of the public cloud, including better security, agility, scalability and reduced costs. Nordcloud employs 500+ cloud experts around Europe and has a local presence in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. The company has been awarded to be the world’s number 1 cloud-native Managed Services Partner in 2020 by Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper scaler MSP’s. We are proud to be an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, a Google Cloud Premier Partner and a Microsoft Gold Cloud Partner and Azure Expert MSP.

When you join Nordcloud you become part of a rapidly growing organization, where you will set your career on track for outstanding achievement within a company, which knows no limits. Our customers are well-known enterprises, that are seeking to be a part of #TheCloudRevolution and benefit from the ability to innovate faster than ever.

Get familiar with the technologies and projects we work on here.

To enable that growth, we're looking for an Azure Cloud Architect to join our small and highly skilled team in Bjørvika, in the heart of Oslo.

Oslo is currently one of the fastest-growing cities in Europe. Situated between mountain ranges and at the head of the beautiful Oslofjord, the city has everything to offer in terms of outdoor activities. The recent years’ boom in everything from underground music, niche art, tasty microbrewery beers, the vibrant tech community with lots of meet-up groups and several hacker- and maker spaces, means there is always something to do. 

As an Azure Cloud Architect, you’ll find yourself participating in various customer projects, from new infrastructure builds and migrations, to audits and big data. Day-to-day work can be anything from implementing configuration management infrastructure to taking a step back and giving workshops and design recommendations to a technical team. Furthermore, you will become a trusted advisor for high profile enterprise businesses and jointly manage the customer relationship and roadmap with the Nordcloud Sales team. All in all, you’ll have a selection of different ‘hats’ to put on and have the luxury of following customer projects from start to release.

Ideally, you’re bringing the following skills with you:

  • Hands-on Azure experience from successful projects; knowledge of Azure platform services
  • DevOps “toolkit” and attitude
  • Terraform knowledge
  • Knowledge of container technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, AKS)
  • Windows server and/or Linux server administration experience
  • Good command of scripting languages (Powershell, Bash,..)
  • ARM templating know-how
  • Travel willingness up to 25%
  • Fluent English speaking skills & the right to work in the EU are required

What makes us smile even more is if you bring some of the following skills

  • AD / Azure AD knowledge
  • Database knowledge (SQL / NoSQL)
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Networking know-how
  • Knowledge of serverless computing
  • Developer background
  • Consulting experience
  • Fluent Norwegian is a plus

As an adaptable learning community, we’re looking for a colleague with certain traits of character:

  • "Hold my beer - I got this" attitude
  • "go-getter" attitude
  • You are able to convince not just only customer but also your fellow developers that your solution is the smartest
  • You love building stuff - as a growth company, we’re continuously developing our practices!
  • it's not a problem if you don't know, the issue is if you don't want to know

All in all, you have a solid engineering/technical background/hands-on experience with conceptualising, strategizing and architecting cloud solutions. And it would also be a plus if you understand security, network, virtualization, load balancer, storage and database.

    Why is Nordcloud your next career move?

    • Lots of opportunities to develop your expertise while working together with our leading European Cloud Professionals. We have 200+ certified AWS experts, 100+ certified Azure experts and 70+ certified Google Cloud experts working from 19 different offices in 10 European countries
    • Brilliant and friendly colleagues comprising 30+ nationalities from all over the world
    • We’re continuously developing our business – that means, we’re not stuck with the attitude of doing things as they’ve always been done
    • A chance to work with a variety of high-profile customers from several industries using cutting-edge public cloud technologies
    • We work closely with the biggest players in the cloud industry: Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft
    • Flexible working hours and freedom to choose your tools and ways of working
    • We grow together! There’s a possibility to gather valued certificates and participate in world-class courses and trainings – choose from various courses to ensure continuous learning with a personal training budget!

    Our team and culture - #NordcloudCommunity

    Our employee promise to Nordcloudians is We are digital builders born in the cloud. As an adaptable learning community, we are here to transform the industry. 

    To get more insight into the daily life at Nordcloud community, please check out our Instagram profile, Community & Culture site, Facebook and LinkedIn. For learning more about cloud and other modern technologies we recommend checking Nordcloud Engineering Medium page. To understand our culture even better, read a Nordcloudian story from our [INSERT NAME+TITLE AND EMBED A LINK TO A NORDCLOUDIAN STORY]!

    We are looking forward to hearing from you!

    Please send us your CV or LinkedIn profile and we’ll get back to you soon. Our Talent Acquisition Partner Wladyslaw Gadomski is more than happy to answer your questions.

    Please read our Data Privacy Policy before applying.

    We are digital builders born in the cloud. Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the IT industry!


    Related Content

    Blog

    Migrating on-prem to AWS with ease, using CloudEndure

    The Why We at Nordcloud have a multitude of customers that turn to us for migrating their on-premise workloads to...

    Blog

    Extending CloudFormation with custom resource types

    In this post I show how you can extend AWS CloudFormation with new resource types and use them in the...

    Blog

    Outsider view on continuous remote work

    I spent the covid year in a family leave and came back to work at the beginning of 2021. I...