• Ort: New York, New York
  • Veröffentlicht am: 22nd Apr, 2021
  • Reference: srnfi04222021

Azure Solutions Architect - Permanent - New York, NY - $185k


The role is a technical, customer facing pre-sales role that is accountable for selling and evangelizing Azure based solutions, range of Microsoft Portfolio of what the company offers to the clients.



Role and Responsibilities Description




  • Consult with the company's clients to understand their needs and pain points, and accordingly scope and design Azure solutions, data center migrations, identify reuse and re-platforming opportunities as well as refactoring opportunities to scale their adoption of Microsoft Azure and digital transformation.

  • Own the Azure technical customer engagement including developing the architectural design on specific implementation projects and/or Proofs of Concepts, and Cloud solution architecture components of customer facing contract bid responses.

  • Participate in the solution selling lifecycle working closely with the account teams and extended cross - functional teams to mobilize the sold solution and set it up for successful delivery

  • Mentor and coach the delivery teams, architects, and developers to ensure that architecture and requirements best practices are followed.

  • Establish and enforce quality standards for cloud solution architectures.

  • Drive high priority customer initiatives on Azure in collaboration with customers and the company's sales teams.



Technical Skills




  • Deep understanding of Azure, Apps, Infra and DevOps space and cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends

  • Deep technical experience in application design and development including app migrations to Azure, app refactoring, designing and building apps using Azure native technologies, app integrations etc.

  • Experience and familiarity with Azure app related services - App Services, ASP.NET, MVC, .NET Core, Web APIs, Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Service Bus, Event Grid, Azure Kubernetes Service, SQL Server, Azure SQL Database etc.

  • Hands-on with tools & methods in capability, business transformation delivery, sizing & estimations

  • Experience with configuration management and automation technologies such as PowerShell DSC, Chef, ARM Templates, and Puppet is preferred

  • Working knowledge with AGILE development, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with one or more of the following programming languages preferred: PowerShell, Bash, .Net, .Net Core, Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails is preferred



Non-Technical Skills




  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accounts

  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through

  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences

  • Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication Certifications

  • Ability to be hands-on in leadership roles as well as manage others to execute and deliver project deliverables



Qualifications




  • 3+ years senior level support with cloud infrastructure as part of responsibilities

  • 5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.)

  • 2+ years of experience in migrating on premise workloads to the cloud

  • 5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects

  • Oversight experience on major transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support team

  • Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position is preferred

  • Certifications (Preferred)

    • Architect Exam: Azure Fundamentals; Architecting Azure Solutions 70-534, AZ - 300 & AZ - 301, 70-533, AZ - 100 & 101 Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions, AZ - 203, 70-532 Developing Azure Solutions





If this role is of interest, please contact Shannon today at s.roberts@nigelfrank.com

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