About Me

Hi, I’m Jack Tracey, I am 27 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 Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft. I am responsible for assisting customers migrate, build & expand to mainly Azure IaaS & PaaS services as well as assisting with the various networking elements required when moving to the cloud also including all thing Azure 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:

  • 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 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
  • HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate
  • Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching
  • Juniper JNCIA-JunOS
  • Juniper JNCIS-SEC
  • Ruckus Wireless WiSE 9.12 LT
  • Palo Alto ACE

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