• Location: Torrance, California
  • Date Posted: 3rd Oct, 2019
  • Reference: Torrance2019

Azure Cloud Architect, Los Angeles, CA - *Contract* - $95/hr



My team at Nigel Frank International is currently working with an exclusive Microsoft Partner that is based out of Los Angeles and we are searching for an Azure-focused Architect to help drive Cloud and digital transformation.

Job Summary


Employer Type: Contractor


Title: Azure Cloud Architect (Mid-level/Senior)


Client: Microsoft Partner


Duration : 6 months + Possible Full Time Opportunity


Location: Torrance, CA


Travel: 100% on-site


Rate: $92/hr



Scope of Work



  • Drive their Cloud and digital transformation on Azure

  • Work directly with the IT team including the infrastructure engineers, application developers, solutions architect, and business owners to capture infrastructure and application requirements

  • Application Inventory with dependencies

  • Databases (compute, schema, database version, etc.)

  • Networking Configuration

  • Review current Microsoft Azure infrastructure reference architecture if needed

  • Review current application architecture

  • Review current networking configuration

  • Review existing application deployment process and CI/CD pipelines (build and release process (tools and manual vs. automated or scripted))

  • Review existing DevOps tools already in-use e.g Azure DevOps, GitHub, Jenkins, Docker etc

  • Review existing configuration management tools and process

  • Set up meetings with engineering teams to understand requirements or present solutions, discuss or identify risks if any

  • Collaborate with project management team on various tasks on the based project plan

  • Create architecture diagrams for proposed solutions

  • Create and assign deployment tasks to off-shore team

  • Present final solution/design to customer and get sign-off before implementation

  • Provide Knowledge transfer sessions of implementation details and best practices to customer



Professional required



  • Azure Subscriptions, Management Groups and Storage Accounts



  • Networking

  • Security

  • Migration

  • Management & Governance

  • Compute

  • Databases

  • Integration

  • DevOps