Transform your career
and become a Microsoft Cloud Engineer

Training, certifications, and paid work experience with some of the best-known brands in tech

How it works: the Revolent way

At Revolent, we help people launch incredible new careers in the cloud. Our two-year cross-training program combines training, Microsoft Cloud certifications, and paid work experience with one or more of our clients, including market-leading companies, tech giants, and Microsoft end-users.

And best of all—you get paid through it all.

After two years with us, you’ll be have the skills, certifications, and crucial experience under your belt, working as a Microsoft Cloud Engineer, allowing you to launch a fantastic and lucrative career in the cloud.

The backbone of Microsoft Cloud: The Engineer

Microsoft Cloud Engineer is the ‘jack of all trades’ of Microsoft Cloud. They’re responsible for managing cloud-based systems and processes within an organization, including the setup of core architectures and services, and migration of existing infrastructure. They also provide ongoing operational admin, maintenance, and troubleshooting support.

As Microsoft Cloud usage continues to grow at an exponential rate, the demand for skilled Cloud Engineers has risen alongside it—and so have their salaries!

Interested?

Become a Microsoft Cloud Engineer

Our two-year program will equip you with the technical skills and consulting know-how you’ll need to start a fantastic career as a Microsoft Cloud Engineer.

It includes: 

Specialist tracks available within this pathway:

Azure DevOps Specialist

Through this pathway, you’ll learn how to utilize people, processes, and technologies to continuously deliver high-value products and services that meet business objectives and end-user needs while delivering outstanding ROI.

Role and responsibilities

DevOps Engineers have a wide range of responsibilities that vary depending on the needs of their client, but will usually include:

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

Once qualified and certified, Azure DevOps Engineers can earn a starting salary of around $131,000 in the US, rising to $195,250 for more experienced Azure DevOps professionals. Freelance and contractor Azure DevOps Engineers can expect to earn $81-$111 per hour. 

As a DevOps Engineer, you’ll own a skill set that will set you apart in the cloud hiring crowd, and give you multiple career progression opportunities too.  

You could look to move into an Architect role within Azure, become an Azure DevOps Engineer Lead or Senior Azure DevOps Developer, or even become a Practice Lead, VP, or Director. 

 

Azure Engineer

On this specialist track, you’ll learn how to confidently conceptualize, design, and deliver products based on the scope, needs, and standards of an organization’s Azure implementation.

Role and responsibilities

The responsibilities of an Azure Engineer are based on the needs of their organization, but will often include:

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

If you have the right certifications and work experience, you can command a fantastic salary as an Azure Engineer. In the US, Azure Engineers can expect to earn a starting salary of around $115,000, rising to up to $163,750 for Senior Engineers at the highest level. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn between $90-$130 per hour as an Azure Engineer.

As an Azure Engineer, you’ll have a wide range of progression opportunities available to you. You could progress as a Senior Azure Engineer, Lead Infrastructure Engineer, or become an Architect. You could also move into other areas of the Azure Engineering space and become a Data or Security Engineer, DevOps specialist, or M365 Engineer. With the right experience and skills, you could even aim for a Director position, or become a VP or Practice Lead.

Azure Data Engineer

Through this specialist track, you’ll master the basics of building, implementing, and supporting Microsoft BI solutions to meet the market and/or client requirements.

Role and responsibilities

The responsibilities of an Azure Data Engineer are based on the needs of their organization, but can often include:

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

Azure Data Engineers own an extremely lucrative skillset and command high salaries, as well. In the US, Azure Data Engineers earn  around $125,000, rising to $180,000 for professionals with a high level of experience and technical knowledge. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn between $90-$128 per hour as an Azure Data Engineer. 

Azure Data Engineers have a plethora of career progression opportunities available to them. As an Azure Data Engineer, you could progress to become a Senior Data Engineer, Data Architect, Integration Consultant, or Integration Architect. You could even move into Power Platform as a Consultant or Specialist.   

With the right experience and skills, you can eventually aim for a Director position, become a VP, or a Practice Lead.

Azure Security Engineer

On this specialist track, you’ll learn how to identify and remediate vulnerabilities within an Azure implementation, perform threat modeling, implement threat protection, and respond to security incident escalations effectively and efficiently.

Role and responsibilities

An Azure Security Engineer can have many responsibilities, which vary depending on their organization. However, these usually include:

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

Azure Security Engineers can command some of the highest salaries in the entire Microsoft Cloud, owing to their niche and lucrative skill set. In the US, an Azure Security Engineer can earn $126,000, rising to $238,800 for those with around 10 years’ experience in the Azure Security cloud. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn between $81-$121 per hour as an Azure Security Engineer.  

Just like Data Engineers, Azure Security Engineers have a wide variety of progression opportunities available to them. As an Security Engineer, you could progress your career by becoming a Senior Engineer or Security Architect. You could also look to become a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) or Practice Lead. You can even aim for a Director or VP position, as an ultimate goal.  

 

Microsoft 365 Engineer

The Microsoft 365 Engineer specialist track will equip you with skills and knowledge on how to participate in (or lead) architectural discussions with clients, build new cloud solutions, and support customers who wish to migrate applications and services to Microsoft 365. You’ll also learn how to educate clients on the benefits of using the Office 365 platform.

Role and responsibilities

The responsibilities of a Microsoft 365 Engineer will vary depending on their organization, but usually include:

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

Microsoft 365 Engineers are the backbone of any Microsoft Cloud implementation. They own a lucrative skill set and have many career progression opportunities available to them. In the US, a Microsoft 365 Engineer earns an average of $73,691 a year with the right skills and experience, rising to $116,298 depending on their level of experience.  

 

Microsoft 365 Engineers have a highly versatile skill set, meaning they  can choose from a variety of progression opportunities. If you’d like to progress your career as an Engineer, you could become a Senior Engineer, Lead Engineer, or Technical Support specialist. However, if you’re more interested in specializing in Microsoft 365, you could become a Microsoft 365 Architect, Developer, or even Functional/Technical Consultant.  

Support and Development at Revolent

What’s more, throughout your time with us, you’ll have access to our famous support and development suite, and help you gain extra certifications, as and when required.

What happens after the training?

Once you’ve completed the two-year training program with us, you’ll be an experienced and sought-after Microsoft Cloud Engineer.

From here, the sky’s the limit. 

You can:

Join the client

and take your place as a permanent employee

Stay with Revolent

and progress into a more senior role

Begin your own cloud journey

and choose your next adventure

Application criteria:

To apply for this pathway, you’ll need at least two years of technical and commercial experience in object-oriented programming, particularly Java, .Net, Python, C++ or C#.

You will also need to have been through at least one software development lifecycle in a commercial setting.

Beyond this, you’ll need to have at least some of the following:

Ready to become a Microsoft Cloud Engineer?