Tobias Lekman

IT Architect

Tobias Lekman

With a career spanning 25 years in the IT sector, I have developed a focus on both tactical and strategic IT architecture and governance. This extensive experience has involved participation in hundreds of project deliveries across various industries.

Architectural Roles: My professional journey has seen me in diverse roles such as Enterprise Architect, Solutions Architect, Technical Architect, Software Architect, Security Architect, and Data Architect. This variety of positions reflects my adaptability and comprehensive understanding of the IT landscape.

Technical Expertise: I specialise in cloud-based enterprise software platforms, with proficiency in Cloud Services including Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure. My expertise extends to Application and Software Design, DevOps and DevSecOps workflow optimisation, Data and Business Intelligence platforms, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning models, and Enterprise Integration platforms.

Service Offerings:

  • Architecture Planning and Design
  • Deployment and Planning Services
  • DevOps Planning, Design and Execution
  • Health and Risk Assessments
  • Quality Assurance for Software Platforms
  • Technical Training and Knowledge Ramp-up

Personal Life: Residing in the historic town of Hitchin in south-east England with my wife Rachel, son Matthew, and our two cats, I balance my professional life with personal passions. Summers are often spent at our holiday home on the west coast of Sweden. My interests include beer brewing, music, cooking, yacht sailing, hiking, and enjoying evenings with friends at local events or pubs.


Education & Certifications


  • Information Technology, Oxford University
  • Information Technology, Open University
  • Computer Science, Harvard University
  • Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft/edX
  • Mobile App Development, Harvard/edX
  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect
  • Microsoft Cyber Security Architect
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • Amazon AWS Solutions Architect
  • Amazon AWS DevOps Engineer
  • Scaled Agile SAFe Architect
  • Scaled Agile SAFe DevOps
  • Open Group TOGAF

Tools & Technologies

  • Azure Cloud Services: Service planning, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, licensing, integration (API Management, Logic Apps, ServiceBus, Event Hub), data management (SQL Server, CosmosDb, Data Lake, Synapse, Data Factories, Fabric), ML/AI services, and analytics with Python.

  • AWS Cloud Services: System deployment, architecture, monitoring, and cost optimization.
  • Microsoft 365 & Power Platform: Deployment, migration, governance, SPFx, PnP customizations.

  • Business Intelligence: Data warehousing, ETL processes, and data modeling.

  • DevOps & CI/CD: Azure DevOps, GitHub Actions, ArgoCD; Infrastructure as Code with Bicep, Terraform, Pulumi, CDK.

  • Programming Languages: C#, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript.

  • Development Frameworks & Libraries: .NET (2.0 to 4.8, Core 5-8), ASP.NET MVC, Flask, Pandas, React, Node.js.
  • Front-End & Mobile Development: HTML5, CSS3, React, iOS (Xcode), Android (Studio), Xamarin.
  • Security & Compliance: OAuth, Azure AD/Entra ID, AWS Cognito, SSDLC, Snyk, SonarQube, GitHub Advanced Security, Azure Defender, NIST 800-53, CIS, SOC, ISO 27001:2013, SOC, SaMD, GxP.
  • Observability: Azure Monitor, Application Insights, AWS CloudWatch, Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus, OpenTelemetry.

  • Containers: Azure Container Apps, AWS EKS, Docker, Consul.

  • Project Frameworks & Tools: Agile, Lean, SAFe, Scrum, Jira, OpsGenie, ServiceNow.