Azure Solutions Architect
Summary: The Azure Solutions Architect will plan, analyze, design, test, and deploy enterprise-scale Microsoft Azure cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions. The Azure Solutions Architect will act as the technical subject matter expert on both cloud and on-premises infrastructure systems, applying technical expertise and business acumen in Microsoft cloud offerings to promote innovative solutions both internally and with clients.
- Ability to communicate solutions, ideas, suggestions to a variety of business stakeholders effectively and comprehensibly
- A minimum of 10+ years overall IT industry experience
- A minimum of 3+ years in a solution or technical architect role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms
- Deep understanding of Application, Infrastructure and security architecture and non-functional aspects like Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability (all "capabilities" of a system)
- Expert-level skills in defining, designing and developing distributed and scalable products and services, including reusable domain-specific microservices on multi-platform /hybrid clouds such as Microsoft Azure
- Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using (Azure) IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.
- Strong understanding of multi-region environments and global connectivity requirements
- Managed the end-to-end life-cycles of a project in solution architect capacity
- Extensive experience in financial management, solution plan development and product cost estimation
- Leadership capabilities and proven ability to manage difficult stakeholders
- Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Ansible, Puppet, Octopus, Chef, Salt, etc.
- Experience with Software development full lifecycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools
- Delivered projects or initiatives using SAFe Agile
- Extensive experience in project and/or product management
- Experience with Azure Resource Manager, Resource Groups, Virtual Networks, Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Blob Storage, PowerShell DSC, Azure Automation, Azure Active Directory, and Azure Site Recovery
- Experience with Azure Governance and Best Practices (Role Based Access Control, Networking Architectures, Cost Management controls, etc.)
- Experience in architecting mobile applications
** Solution Architecture Certifications highly desirable (AZ-300)
- Advancement opportunities with structured career paths
- Access to the latest emerging technologies
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