• Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Date Posted: 7th Dec, 2018
  • Reference: 120718CM
AZURE IaaS ARCHITECT - 125 HR - ATLANTA - 50% REMOTE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Be the integral technology leader who will architect Azure infrastructure enterprise-level projects that design and deploy cloud environments for hosting business application services
  • Deliver cloud platform architecture design documents detailing the vision for how Azure infrastructure and platform services support or enhance the overall enterprise architecture roadmap associated with future business strategies
  • Collaborate with application architects and DevOps to modernize on premise platform to evolve as infrastructure as a service (IaaS) applications or Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Designing, testing, and implementing application services migrations in both a manual and automated manner for globally distributed systems and critical product service environments
  • Working closely with operational resources to update their on premise practices and architectures to include cloud service technologies
  • Manage and guide a combination of global teams, on-shore and off-shore resources and strategic vendors
  • Working closely with application, network, and security teams to ensure requirements are reflected appropriately in the Azure architected design patterns
REQUIRED:
  • 5+ years' experience designing and implementing large scale, global, complex distributed platforms and solutions required
  • 2+ years of cloud services architecture experience with Azure required
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies across Windows and Linux, with demonstrated hands-on experience on one or more of the following domains:
    • Azure Core Platform: Compute, Storage, Networking is required
    • Monitoring, alerting and logging tools, and build/release processes highly preferred
    • Azure Automation, Azure CLI, and PowerShell scripting required
SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of infrastructure solutions, especially in relation to Microsoft programs, platform migration, system security, enterprise directories, and cloud technologies
  • Capable of technical deep dives into infrastructure, databases, and applications as needed, yet cognitively agile enough to have strategy discussions with leadership and business application partners
  • Knowledge of networking topologies and engineering, including DNS, Active Directory, firewalls, load balancers, and gateway devices
  • Knowledge of best practices for IT operations in an always-on, always-available service model
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Application migration experience using VMware