Join our team

Solution Architect

Talk Think Do are a young Microsoft Partner who have grown out of an architecture consultancy practice. We have a very strong technical engineering background and are aiming to be the go-to Microsoft Partner for building and operating business critical Azure solutions using AKS and modern DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering practices.

  • Flexible working, with a hub in our newly refurbished offices in the centre of Wimborne
  • The role is offered on a permanent basis
  • Salary £55K - £85K dependent on experience
  • A great benefits package is on offer including pension, Vitality life insurance, flexible working and parking permit.

We use

  • Cloud-native Azure architectures using best practice patterns and practices
  • Domain Driven Design and Event Storming
  • Application development using the latest C# Dotnet Core, Docker and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
  • Azure SQL databases with other supporting data technologies such as Service Bus, Redis, Azure Search and ElasticSearch.
  • CI/CD using Azure DevOps pipelines and GitHub actions.
  • Infrastructure as Code approach using Pulumi, ARM templates and Bicep.
  • Comprehensive monitoring, APM and alerting using Azure Monitor, Application Insights and DataDog.

Our values

  • We love our customers and love our employees. We aim to offer fantastic service through employing highly capable people and providing a really happy working environment.
  • Our relationships with our customers are built upon trust. We work to serve their best interests rather than our own and believe this will lead to more successful, longer partnerships.
  • We hire great people, trust and empower them to work effectively and support them in doing this.
  • We use modern DevOps practices to empower our customers to innovate rapidly.
  • When things go wrong it hurts, but we are open, rapidly fix forward, learn and move on.
  • We believe Microsoft offer the best cloud platform for most businesses and work hard to build and maintain great relationships with Microsoft as partners.

Your responsibilities

  • Work with customers to understand requirements and design and implement great Azure solutions to solve their problems.
  • Work with the wider engineering team to help guide the solution development and assure the overall architecture and approach.
  • Work with support teams and site reliability engineers to ensure we maintain an excellent service to our customers.
  • Take ownership for secure, high quality solutions through to production with modern DevOps solutions.
  • Study for relevant Microsoft certifications to support our partnership with Microsoft.

Essential to have

  • At least 5 years of experience designing or implementing cloud solutions with Azure.
  • Experience with building solutions with Azure PaaS technologies.
  • Experience with SQL Server.
  • Great communication skills and attitude.
  • A willingness to work learn and work across a number of different stacks, be it backend, web or mobile.

Desirable to have

  • Experience working with AWS.
  • Experience implementing and operating continuous deployment DevOps pipelines.
  • Experience developing and operating microservice-based architectures
  • Experience with front end technologies; CSS, Javascript and HMTL.
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Experience of building native mobile app solutions.
  • Experience designing and operating large-scale public APIs using Azure API Management.