Version 1 London

Principal Consultant - Azure

Department: Sales & Customer Success


Andrew Walsh

Company Description

Are you an Azure Specialist looking for a work environment that will support your on-going career development and give you the opportunity to further enhance your technical skills? Are you looking for a role within a company that places a real emphasis on hiring the right people in line with their culture and values? Are you looking for a company that truly invests within its Azure capabilities and offerings?

If so, then Version 1 is the company for you where we pledge "To prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses".

Version 1 has had real success over the last two decades and we are continuing to go from strength to strength. We are enhancing our reach and expertise across the UK and we are looking for a talented, passionate and customer focused Azure Consultant to join our team. We make sure that our customer's satisfaction is at the forefront of our operations and at the same time we make sure that our employees feel valued, rewarded and happy here at Version 1.

If this sounds like the type of company for you, then read on!

Job Description

As one of our Azure Consultants, you will be working within our Cloud and Infrastructure Consultancy team. You will play a key part in the growth of our Microsoft Azure Centre of Excellence which will further strengthen our reputation across Cloud Technology and build on our enviable relationship with Microsoft. You will be working with a range of our Enterprise Customers, advising them on their journey with Cloud technology and designing their architecture around the Azure platform. This is a customer facing role and you will have the opportunity to make a real impact and add tangible value to our customers. You will be working in a Dev/Ops environment and with tools including Chef, Ansible and Puppet.

You will be involved with customers who are beginning to consider implementing Azure and others who will require your expertise and knowledge to continue the delivery of their Cloud Solutions. You will be involved in the design, architecture and engineering of these customers Azure Platforms. This is a great role for you to be involved in the full project lifecycle and you will be working with experts within their field which will not only benefit the delivery of the projects but give you the chance to learn and share your experience.

In addition to the technical skills and the customer facing focus you will also be a close match for our Core Values (Honesty and Integrity, Personal Commitment, Drive, No Ego, Customer First and Excellence) and you will be surrounded by others who live these daily.


As the Microsoft Azure Consultant coming into the role you will bring with you experience in the following key areas:

  • Designing and delivering Azure solutions
  • You will be working in a Dev/Ops environment so you should be comfortable with tools such as Chef, Puppet or Terraform
  • As you will be implementing Azure Platforms it is key you have a sound understanding of best practice around Cloud Security
  • You will have a delivery focused approach and will understand both the technical and business barriers that can impact on successful Cloud Migration
  • Any experience with scripting languages would be highly beneficial
  • Additional experience across Linux, Office365, EMS and CRM Online is an advantage

If you bring these Azure skills and passion to Version 1 then we will support you with an award-winning place to work having ranked inside Europe's Top 10 Places to Work. We will provide you with a clear career path, we will encourage further training and personal development and give you the platform to enhance your career. Version 1 prides itself on creating an environment where our teams thrive, succeed and are rewarded.

Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

Learn about our Culture

Award-Winning Employee Focus

    UK, 2019-2021
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
    AWARD, 2018-2021
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

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