Cloud Architecture

About the job
Lead Cloud Architect / Technical Director

West Midlands - Hybrid

Up to £80,000 + Bonus + Share Options

The Opportunity...

A Microsoft Gold Partner and Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider are looking for a Lead Architect / Technical Director to help accelerate the growth of their Microsoft Cloud Business Unit. They have spent the past 4 years providing Azure hosted application solutions but are now taking their first steps into fully fledged Microsoft Cloud project consultancy and managed services, having just won their first 'net new' cloud only customer.

The plan... to define, develop and build a marketing leading Project Consulting and Managed service practice, aimed at facilitating customers Microsoft Cloud Transformations, with a primary focus on Azure. This truly is a unique opportunity to join an established business looking to take their Microsoft Cloud expertise into a new market with a clearly defined new product/service offering!

Want to join the journey? Here's what you'll be doing...

The Lead Architect / Technical Director will be positioned as the focal point of the Microsoft Cloud Consulting and Managed Service Practice. You'll be part of the Senior Manager Team, tasked with providing the strategic, commercial and technical direction of their Microsoft Cloud Offering. In this wide-reaching role, you'll find yourself:

Lead customers facing engagements, acting as the technical advocate during Pre-Sales/Architecture conversations and offering technical infusion to Sales and Marketing.
Scope, define and architect customer solutions across Azure IaaS/PaaS, Microsoft365 and Microsoft Cloud Security.
Driving the growth of Microsoft Cloud services with a focus of moving away from hosted-only existing customers to net new cloud first customers
As part of the Senior Manager Team, advocate for the Microsoft Cloud practice
Maintain and develop Microsoft Competencies (i.e Microsoft Partner status)

What we'll need you to bring...

The Lead Cloud Architect / Technical Director will be a driven individual who thrives from accountability and ownership, who is looking for an opportunity that comes with a high degree of responsibility but is rewarded

with shares in the business you are building and where the impact you have will be clearly measurable! We're looking for you to bring with you:

Experience in Microsoft Partner Eco-System / Managed Service Providers
Technical knowledge of Azure IaaS
Technical knowledge of M365 and Microsoft Security products highly desirable
A strategic mindset, who can define growth plans and implement
Experience working in a customer facing Technical Architecture / Pre-Sales role

What's in it for you...

Share options after probation
Bonus based on Microsoft Cloud business growth targets / Profitability
Join the Senior Management Team, working directly with the Board Directors
Work in a close-knit team in a 'small-ish' business but still work with enterprise customers
Have accountability for the growth of an ambitious Microsoft Cloud business unit.

What to do next... simply get in touch/apply here!

Cloud Decisions are proud to be part of Microsoft UK's Partner Talent Services and able to you to connect with some of the best cloud career opportunities within the Microsoft Partner Network. Our Talent Specialists are also Microsoft certified in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, allowing us to have conversations at depth with you about your technical/consulting experience. Whether this role is right for you or not we can also connect you with other opportunities to suit your background

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