Azure Solutions Architect at SWORD IT SOLUTIONS LIMITED, UK, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • United Kingdom
  • May 08, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology

Contract Description

Are you ready to play a key role in propelling organisations on their data driven journey?

Sword builds foundations across platforms, data, and applications and our people have a shared passion for technology and solving complex business challenges for our customers.

Our core values and culture are based on caring about our people, investing in training and career development and building inclusive teams where we are all encouraged to contribute to achieve success. Our people and culture are our highest priority in all we do. Measurable feedback is captured annually to ensure we continue to improve and develop our offering.

As an Azure Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing Azure-based solutions that meet our clients' business and technical requirements. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop architectures and drive the adoption of best practices in Azure cloud technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing scalable and highly available solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform
  • Leading the implementation and deployment of Azure-based solutions
  • Driving the adoption of Azure cloud technologies and best practices
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to gather requirements and define technical solutions
  • Providing guidance and support to development teams throughout the project lifecycle
  • Performing architecture reviews and ensuring compliance with solution architecture standards
  • Contributing to the development of technical documentation and training materials


At Sword, we are proud of cultivating a respectful workplace that values the contribution of all our people, whatever their background or stage in their career. We welcome your application should you hold the right core experience, knowledge and your application sufficiently outlines your relevant skills or transferrable skills in this area. If you believe you're qualified, but don't "check all the boxes", please still submit an application and we will explore your experience further.

Here are the key skills and experience relevant to this role:

  • Proven experience as an Azure Solutions Architect or similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Azure services and capabilities
  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture patterns and best practices
  • Experience designing and implementing enterprise-scale solutions on Azure
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using PowerShell and/or Azure CLI
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools, such as Azure DevOps and Git
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Azure certifications, such as Azure Solutions Architect Expert, are highly desirable


Sword offers career paths in rapidly evolving technology spaces including Data & AI, Modern Managed Services, Information Management, Digital Services, Content Services, and Modern Workplace Transformation.

Our team culture is based on building inclusive teams, investing in training and development, the quality of our interactions with our customers and our position as an employer of choice in the areas in which we operate.

This contract engagement will provide an opportunity to work alongside our talented teams, delivering solutions across our customers enterprise environment.