Position title
Azure Solution Architect - Senior

How exhilarating would it be if you could use your technical expertise to boost business performance, grow your network, develop your desired skills and help your team innovate? Are you a mastermind at collaborating with your peers, a natural at motivating people to bring out the best in themselves and others? If so, you are tailor-made for this position!



At Candidate 1st, we prioritize your growth aspirations. We welcome everyone, at all levels, and we're committed to helping you level up in your career. We guide you to the next big thing and take control of your own career. By working with us we help you secure the most suitable job for your skills and interests. We're not about repeating the same tasks elsewhere, but rather about focusing on your professional development and enhancing your expertise. That's our mission.


Candidate-1st sees the following characteristics at the center of you, whilst we also focus on empowering you in these core values!

Harmony – At our core we believe harmony is within you. We find it important you feel empowered to have control over your own core and that what makes you unique is the centrepiece of your growth.

Inspiration – You feel inspired by being inspiring! By having the capability to inspire others you brin your core to the table.

Trust – We each have our identifiers for trust. We encourage every colleague to think about trust, what do you need to feel in control, what will your customers experience from your feeling of trust.



This role means you will have to have or develop your leadership qualities, you will be coached by seasoned experts but also be coaching the colleague’s actively that will grow towards your role. For us this is vital in our core values to empower each and everyone to grow, this means we will reserve time for you to take that role but also to receive the coaching you want!

There is also close knit contact with customers and a pre-sales conversation about a possibly project might involve you. We believe that conversations like this should put forward subject matter experts. This gives our candidates and customers the highest quality in tandem with the requirements set by both.


We are looking for someone with the following competencies:

  • Guide and grow mediors and juniors to seniors
  • Collaborating and brainstorming with your team to innovate and solve problems.
  • Willingness to nurture your own growth
  • Able to set your own focus and help your candidate’s set focus
  • Always have focus on delivering highest quality work, to inspire in order to be inspired
  • Work with us on setting up events to grow your network and showcase your expertise
  • Participating in ongoing discussions about trends, challenges, and opportunities in the cloud computing field.
  • Introducing the right talent for the business if you find it!


Technical (Hard Skills):

  • Architecture: Comprehensive understanding of Azure cloud architecture, including how to design and implement cloud-based solutions.
  • Azure Services: Mastery of key Azure services, such as Compute, Storage, Databases, Networking, Security, Analytics, and AI/ML services
  • Multi/hybrid Cloud: Mastery of key Azure services, such as Compute, Storage, Databases, Networking, Security, Analytics, and AI/ML services.
  • DevOps practices: of implementing CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps or GitHub Actions, understanding of containerization with Docker and orchestration with Kubernetes.
  • Security and Compliance: Deep understanding of Azure security offerings, such as Azure Active Directory (Entra), Azure Security Center, Key Vault
  • Networking: Solid foundation in networking concepts, including VPCs, load balancing, DNS, VPNs, and network security groups in Azure.
  • Cost Management: Skills in Azure cost management and optimization techniques.
  • Understanding cloud solutions: Advise and drive solutions on cloud architectures, and services to meet organizational needs and efficiently deliver business process innovation and automation.



Join us at Candidate 1st, where we believe in nurturing your professional development and enhancing your cloud expertise, rather than merely repeating the same tasks. We're here to reshape the IT industry with you!


Job Benefits

Base salary: 90k annually

Holiday pay: 8.1% on top if your base salary

Holidays: 25

Training budget (this includes events):

Finder fee (talent scouting!): 1000 EUR per talent

Success bonus:

Company car or 0,21 cents per work related km



If you feel you are ready for a step to Solution Architect don’t hesitate to apply. We are looking for the right people also  those that can grow into a role!

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
Vogelenzang, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Working Hours
Base Salary
euro 90.000 Per year
Date posted
August 4, 2023
Valid through
October 31, 2023
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