• Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Date Posted: 30th Aug, 2021
  • Reference: 475205

Our client, a Microsoft Gold Partner, is looking to hire an Azure Solution Architect to their team.

Location: must be commutable to

  • Chicago

  • Philly

  • Dallas

  • Atlanta

Salary: $150K-175K base, depending on experience

Work Location: Hybrid in office/remote

Travel Requirements: 25%, most likely less

The Role:

Senior Managers partner with our clients to solve complex business problems and provide best in class advice and solutions. Senior Managers have a solid understanding of their client's business and demonstrate technical competence in their solution and industry. Senior Managers can clearly articulate the value drivers of our business and are responsible for developing opportunities both at existing clients and new clients. Senior Managers are responsible for job economics and for ensuring seamless project management. Senior Managers are developing future contacts within the business community and serve as ambassadors in the market.

What Will Help You Be Successful:

You enjoy discussing technical and industry trends and seek opportunities to demonstrate and teach seniors and staff on the job.

You participate in the initiation and development of new products and services.

You enjoy participating in engagement sales opportunities and consistently develop work at existing clients.

You are passionate about delivering client satisfaction and demonstrating a growing level of industry and product competency and are able to articulate their value to your clients.

You understand the business environment and potential client base for your solution and industry.

You seek opportunities to interact with and mentor personnel, including participating in the creation and roll-out of training and developing skill sets.

You make conscious use of real-time supervision during all phases of an engagement to develop our people.

You have an inherent interest in project management and team leadership. You seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.

Do Your Talents Include the Following?

Strong understanding of modern application architecture including technologies and paradigms such as containerization, server less, and service-oriented architectures

Strong understanding of integration architecture practices to incorporate the disparate systems leveraged by cloud workloads

Strong understanding of modern data storage and retrieval systems

Strong understanding of cloud networking architectures

Proficiency in architecture diagramming

Proficiency in Automation and Orchestration within single-cloud, multi-cloud, or hybrid environments

Proficiency in operations necessary to maintain a well-functioning and healthy cloud environment

Proficiency in capacity planning, budget impact analysis, and compliance reporting

Command of Cloud Governance principals to align an architecture with the business's desired outcomes

Experience using the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework

Experience using Terraform to define and provision infrastructure and landing zones

Experience using the suite of Azure services including but not limited to:  Azure Portal, Azure Policy Management, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Resource Manager, AKS

Experience using Azure Migrate and/or Movere; Movere certification ideal

Strong understanding of application modernization approaches leveraging micro-services and containerization assessment, design and container-based

Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline (e.g. MIS, CIS) required

Technology specific certifications around VMware, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, MCSA/MCSE, Cisco, etc. are strongly preferred

Certifications including but not limited to disciplines such as architecture (e.g., TOGAF), application life cycle management (e.g., PMP, Agile Scrum/Product Owner, SAFe, DevOps), service management (e.g., ITIL) are a plus

Please send your resume to h.forsyth@nigelfrank.com