United Kingdom



Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

Microsoft Azure Consultant/ Azure Analyst

Avanade is looking to hire a IT professional with Microsoft Azure experience for our Infrastructure Consulting team. The role is permanent and based in Newcastle, Cobalt Business Park.

You will also require to be on call, (2 weeks on call, 4 weeks off).

About the role – Azure Analyst/ Azure Consultant/ Infrastructure Analyst

Working on some of the largest and leading edge projects, the purpose of the Azure professional is to play an active role in our customers cloud transformation and deployment projects.  This will involve delivering throughout the complete project lifecycle including design, build, deployment and transition to service operation teams.


The successful candidate will naturally have a strong foundation in core Microsoft infrastructure technologies, but more specifically they will be able to demonstrate prior experience and expertise in large scale cloud deployment projects where organisations have deployed Azure based solutions.  The key areas and technologies the candidate will show strong experience in some of the areas:

  • Azure
  • PowerShell
  • Python
  • Terraform
  • Wintel


Expertise in any of the following areas is also highly desirable

  • Office 365
  • Skype for Business inc Voice
  • Exchange Server
  • SQL Server
  • Active Directory

In addition to the technical knowledge and project delivery experience, the successful candidate will ideally come from a customer facing background with project delivery experience. They will have the ability to gather customer requirements and produce high quality written documentation (Word documents, PowerPoint presentations), be a team player actively contributing to knowledge sharing.  

What we offer:

This is an exciting and rewarding role to be in. You will have an exposure to work on different top Microsoft stack technologies but also a great opportunity to develop yourself.

  • We are encouraging our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies
  • We are looking for people with a real passion, dynamic approach and enthusiasm for technology!
  • You’ll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development, including continuing professional technology training and management training

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at