Azure Cognitive & AI Solution Architect - Surrey

Azure Cognitive & AI Solution Architect - Surrey

Job Title: Azure Cognitive & AI Solution Architect - Surrey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00092858_1554476415
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 16:00

Job Description

Azure Cognitive & AI Solution Architect - Surrey

My client urgently requires a Azure Cognitive & AI Solutions Architect to based in Surrey.


This will see the Azure Cognitive and AI Solution Architect heading up a flagship, multi-year, client engagement and would see you working hand in hand with C Suite stakeholders of the business to develop, recommend and establish finance AI architectures and associated Key Design Decisions for a bleeding edge AI project and associated platforms.

As an Enterprise Azure Cognitive & AI Solutions Architect here you can expect to be designing solutions around a broad range of data stores in Azure and then bring experience on Azure Messaging systems like Azure IoT, Azure Event Hub and data processing engines like Azure DataBricks, Azure Storm, Azure HDInsight etc.

You will also manage the delivery teams on site ensuring best practice, delivery to deadlines and on budget.


  • Experience of executing design authority according to a common architecture process, including the identification of Key Design Decisions
  • Experience of operating across infrastructure, business, technology and functional architecture domains
  • Extensive experience of working with architecture colleagues to ensure that finance and AI requirements are understood and that individual system changes support the overall blueprint
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and frequent changes in scope. Must have experience of reviewing impact on the agreed architecture and quickly proposing suitable alternatives
  • A strategic outlook and previous experience of developing a 5-year strategy and associated roadmap for a complex and business critical area
  • Proficient in distributed computing principles and familiar with key architectures including Lambda and Kappa architectures with experience designing solutions using a broad set of data stores (e.g., HDFS, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Blob Storage, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Apache HBase, Azure Document DB), messaging systems (e.g., Apache Kafka, Azure Event Hubs, Azure IoT Hub) and data processing engines (e.g., Azure DataBricks, Azure Data Lake Analytics, Apache Storm, Azure HDInsight).
  • Project experience of architecting solutions utilising Azure Cognitive Services, Azure ML Services and Azure DataBricks.
  • Deep knowledge of full lifecycle data science projects to build predictive and classification machine and deep learning models.
  • Proven leadership to deliver solution architectures for complex solutions across all TOGAF domains (business, data, applications and technology)
  • TOGAF Certification
  • Azure Solution Architect Certification
  • Willingness to travel for a small period of 10-15% per quarter.

The following certifications would be of benefit, but is not essential

  • Chartered IT Consultant (BCS)
  • Azure AI Engineer
  • Azure Data Scientist
  • Azure Data Engineer


- Salary up to £125,000

- Up to 20% bonus opportunities

- Pension

- Health

- Income Protection

- Life Assurance

- Flexible working

- Vouchers/Discounts

- Travel loan

- And more....

If this sounds interesting to you apply now and arrange a convenient time to speak about the role, the company and take the next big step in your career!

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