Our client is a well established and highly profitable Cloud Managed Service provider with an enviable customer base, making them one of the most successful Microsoft Partners. We are seeking highly experienced Azure Solution Specialists who are passionate about Cloud technology, with a can-do attitude and a desire to learn expanding Azure capabilities. This role will be mostly home or customer site based.
You should have an Infrastructure background and a broad experience on the specification of servers, measuring compute, storage and networking. An awareness of Technical Infrastructure knowledge and familiarity with Datacenter terminology.
" Experience with the Microsoft Azure Calculator / Online Estimator
" Microsoft Azure understanding such as Express Route, virtual networks, traffic manager, data and App Services.
" An awareness of Microsoft License Programmes that operate as a framework for transacting Azure; Online Services Portal (MOSP), MPSA, Server and Cloud Enrolment the Cloud Solution Programme
The key areas of responsibility for this role include:
" Technical Infrastructure pre-sales support to design, scope and propose Azure-based solutions to our customer base.
" Assist in questioning the inventory of the hardware from customers and provide like for like costs for running these workloads in Azure.
" Understand existing on-premise environments and how they commercially stand up on IaaS and PaaS environments.
" Evaluate Business needs vs. Cloud Computing Benefits
" Cost-model Cloud Architecture using an established Azure Calculator
" Commercialising hardware lifecycles, the concept of understanding hardware refresh commercial dependency