About Me

Hi, I’m Jack Tracey, I am 30 and live in West Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

I am also a former Microsoft MVP for Azure as of March 2020. Checkout my profile by clicking on the below MVP logo:

I am a Senior Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft in the Customer Architecture and Engineering team. I can be found maintaining and updating our solutions like Enterprise Scale and Azure Landing Zones most of the time. And when not in those worlds, you can find me assisting customers with all things Azure Infrastructure, Security & Governance.

I am also a co-founder of the Sussex Azure User Group where we host monthly meetups to discuss all things Azure in a safe, friendly and chilled environment. Check out our website at sussexazure.uk or follow us on Twitter at @SussexAzure

I have been working in the IT industry at various MSP’s since I left college at 17. And I have held the following roles throughout my IT career so far:

  • Public Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Junior & Senior Helpdesk Analyst
  • Tier 3 Service Desk Analyst
  • Technical Systems Engineer - Networking & Security
  • Technical Engineering Lead
  • Technical Architect
  • Solutions Architect - Public Cloud Architecture

I have passed the following IT exams/certifications:

  • HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate | (002 & 003)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty | (AZ-140)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Network Engineer Associate | (AZ-700)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert | (70-535 & AZ-302)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate | (AZ-500)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate | (AZ-103)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate | (AZ-204)
  • Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate | (SC-200)
  • Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect | (SC-100)
  • Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate | (SC-300)
  • Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals | (SC-900)
  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition | (AZ-302)
  • Microsoft¬†Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions¬†| (70-535)
  • MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualisation¬†| (70-659)
  • Azure Fundamentals 214X
  • Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching
  • Juniper JNCIA-JunOS
  • Juniper JNCIS-SEC
  • Ruckus Wireless WiSE 9.12 LT
  • Palo Alto ACE

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