Become a certified Microsoft Architect in 8 weeks

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The Revolent Way

We help people start amazing new careers.

Our two-year cross-training programs combine training, certifications, and paid work experience working for Fortune 500 companies, tech giants, and Microsoft Cloud users.

And best of all, you get paid through it all!

The most in-demand role in Microsoft: Architect

Cloud Architects are highly technical people, able to build out tech capacity and create elegant, innovative solutions to modern business problems – all while keeping customers at the forefront of everything they do.

With a blend of tech knowledge, people skills, and business savvy, Architects are in huge demand right now – meaning they can earn a fantastic salary, while leading on incredible tech projects.


Kick-start your career as a Microsoft Architect

Interested in becoming a Microsoft Cloud Architect? You can do it in just 8 weeks with Revolent.

On our two-year career program, you’ll gain the technical knowledge and consultancy skills you’ll need to kickstart a lucrative new career as a Cloud Architect.

The program includes:

We offer two Architect pathways at Revolent, check them out below.

Azure Data Architect

On this pathway, you’ll learn how to manage core Azure Data projects; you’ll help design, deploy, manage, and support the systems needed for an effective data processing pipeline.

Roles and responsibilities

The responsibilities of a Data Architect often vary depending on the needs of their organization, but will usually include:

Certifications available through this pathway

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

Azure Data Architects are in high demand, meaning that,  if you have the right skills, certifications and work experience,  you can earn some of the best salaries in the ecosystem. In the US, Azure Data Architects can expect to earn $135,000 at junior level, rising to $190,000 for the most senior roles. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn between $121-$155 per hour as an Azure Data Architect.  

As a Data Architect, you’ll be a senior member of any team using the Azure Data Platform. You could progress and become a Practice Leader, Integration Consultant, or Integration Architect. You could even aim for executive level roles, such as a Director or VP. 


Azure Security Architect

Through this pathway, you’ll learn how to develop and implement systems & procedures that effectively secure company information, intellectual property (IP), infrastructure and users, against unauthorized destruction, modification, or disclosure.

Roles and responsibilities

Security Architects are the first line of defense against for any organization sharing data through the cloud. Their responsibilities will vary depending on the needs of their business, but often include:

Certifications available through this pathway

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

Security Architects are compensated well for their knowledge, skills, and experience, with some of the best salary packages on offer in the entire Microsoft Cloud. In the US, Azure Security Architects can expect to earn $174,000 to $195,750, depending on experience. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn between $101-$255 per hour as an Azure Security Architect.  

Just like Data Architects, Security Architects a senior-level role within Azure’s Security solution. At this level, you could progress into a more executive role, such as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), or look to become a Director, VP, or Practice Leader.  


Support and development at Revolent

To ensure you become the very best at what you do, we’ll give you access to our world-class support and development suite, and support you to gain further industry certifications during your time with us.  

Learn more about how we support and develop you through your career, here. 

Application criteria for this program

To apply for this program, you’ll need to have a minimum of two years’ experience in managing servers, storage arrays, networking services, or databases OR experience in a service desk environment supporting infrastructure services or providing end user support.

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

Ready to start an amazing career as a Microsoft Architect?