Azure Cloud Solution Architect

Date: 9 Feb 2024

Location: London, GB, EC1A 1AA

Company: Royal Mail Group

Location: London, EC1A 1AA

Company: Royal Mail Group

Title: Solution Architect (Azure Cloud)


   With 150,000 colleagues and over 500 years of history, Royal Mail Group are now on an exciting large scale change and transformation programme to ensure our cutting edge technology helps to deliver a first-class service, high-quality products, and outstanding digital experiences to our customers for the future.

   Our award-winning Technology team is at the heart of delivering a transformational journey at Royal Mail. Cutting edge technology is fundamental in helping us achieve our objectives. Will you join us?


What will you do?


   As an Azure Cloud Solution Architect at Royal Mail, you will ensure that the solutions being designed and developed provide a consensus-based solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronisation with changing business needs. You will be pivotal in Royal Mail's digital transformation and Azure migration journey.

   You will review and govern designs from our partners and suppliers, ensuring adherence to Royal Mail standards and best practices. You'll prepare the solution architecture, design principles and target vision for the overall solution. Leveraging existing technologies, you will be responsible for developing technical specifications. And ensuring new technology solutions are designed for optimal business use by applying architectural and engineering concepts to create solutions. You will ensure technical solutions meet end-user needs, including identifying new technologies and working with development teams to design and build solutions.


What experience should you have?


•   Good experience architecting solutions using Azure SaaS/PaaS/IaaS services like the UI, API, middleware, storage, microservices, security, infrastructure/networking.
•   Experience in Azure Cloud architecture, high-level design, and documenting and implementing one or more aspects of solution architecture: Services, applications, integration, or data.
•   Azure Cloud Product or software evaluation skills.
•   Experience in migrating from on-premise to Cloud technologies.
•   Experience in defining and implementing complex systems architectures.
•   Hands-on experience planning, designing, and implementing applications and data in a complex distributed environment.
•   Knowledge and experience of enterprise-wide systems architectures.
•   Experience in performing complex analysis, system delivery, and providing technical recommendations.


Nice to haves:


•   Experience in Android, Mobile solutions
•   Basic understanding of Big Data and Analytics


What we offer you:


•    Competitive Salary

•    18% Bonus

•    Competitive Pension Scheme

•    Car allowance (or cash alternative)

•    Hybrid Working

•    Private Healthcare

•    25 days holiday (plus the option to buy more)

•    Plus, many more benefits!


Interview process and next steps:


   We aim to move as quickly as possible! If your application is successful, you will be contracted by one of our recruitment team who will discuss the two stage interview process with you. 







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