Part Time Data Solution Architect

Job Type:Part Time

You may have heard we’re going through a transformation here at Microsoft.  It's an unprecedented shift in our culture, the way we do business and our approach to the world.  At the heart of that is hiring people have a desire to succeed, a passion to innovate and an insatiable appetite to learn.  If that sounds like you, read on, this may be just the place for you…  

This Part Time Data Solution Architect role is a technical role, You will own the Advanced Analytics technical customer engagements including architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects. We are looking for people with experience in customer-facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers to drive Advanced Analytics solutions to productions.

In this part time role, you will work with your manager to establish a flexible working pattern to suit your lifestyle. You'll join a well-established team, from a variety of backgrounds, who will provide a great network of support on your road to success.


- Understand customers’ overall data estate, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions.

- Apply technical knowledge to architect solutions that meet business and IT needs, create Data Platform, AA/AI roadmaps, and ensure long term technical viability of new deployments, infusing key analytics and AI technologies where appropriate (e.g. Azure ML, ML Server, BOT framework, Cognitive Services, Big Data, Data Lake, Azure Databricks, etc.)

- Ensure that solution exhibits high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment


Whilst we don’t expect everyone to be an Azure expert just yet, (we will help with that if you love learning fast)

We are looking for people that have some exposure to Data-related technologies (as an example Data Science, Machin Learning, AI, Big Data including SQL DW, Snowflake, Big Query, Redshift, Advanced Analytics including Azure Data Bricks, visualization tools as PowerBI, Tableau, NoSQL Databases including OSS (Maria, Mongo etc), Cosmos DB, Data Governance, NoSQL Databases including OSS (Maria, Mongo etc), Cosmos DB, HDInsight, Hadoop, Cloudera, Spark, Python) there are probably more that we have missed!!

If this sounds like you then pop in an application, and we will take a much closer look at your details.

Microsoft has a flexible working culture and on an average week your time could be split between our UK offices, customer locations and your home. We offer competitive salary, bonus and benefits, in Reading we have a gym, shops and restaurants.

This role will be based in the UK covering UK Customers.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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