Align with the CLIENT team to understand their Azure environments, automation processes and blueprints, tooling.
Gather requirements around infrastructure lifecycle requests, deployments, management, and decommissioning. Document network, compute, policy, and configuration requirements as well.
Determine demand patterns, tooling, capabilities, and skillsets of the CLIENT team and align the Partner with them as needed
Define relevant use cases to address MVP components for a solution
Define a modular self-service provisioning model using SNOW, Terraform, and other CICD tooling and scripting
Develop standards, governance, artifact management, workflow, and approval processes for the overall solution.
Work with Project Manager to create RACI, develop epics, stories, tasks, sprints, and milestones to implement the MVP
Conduct iterative demo's during engagement to gather feedback and adjust solution as necessary and within scope
Create roadmap and prioritized backlog of future features and tech debt along with the next Program Increment (PI) items to focus on
Provide knowledge transfer and enablement training through runbook creation, solution reviews, and handoff sessions.
Cloud network administration, infrastructure architecture design, automation, cloud security and policies, governance, automated testing, HA, DR, resiliency, cost management, monitoring, operations in the cloud
Azure network design
Azure DNS, Virtual Network, Load Balancer, VPN Gateway, Application Gateway, Azure Firewall, Azure Bastion, Azure Firewall Manager, Web Application Firewall, Key Vault, Storage
Azure Migrate, Azure Security, Azure Policy, Azure SQL, Cosmos DB, Active Directory, Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS), Log Analytics, Application Insights
General experience with database SQL, Oracle, MySQL data platforms, system administration, Linux, Unix, Windows OSs
Expert experience with CICD, Azure DevOps, Python, .NET, Powershell, Shell scripting, Terraform, ARM Templates, Jira, Bitbucket, Git, SDLC, and CI engines like Jenkins, GitlabCI, CircleCI, etc.
Azure Exam AZ-300: Certified - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
Azure Exam AZ-301: Certified - Microsoft Azure Architect Design
AZ-500 - Azure Security Engineer Assoc
(nice to have) SAFe: Certified SAFe Architect, SAFe DevOps, Release Train Engineer (RTE), SAFe Consultant (SPC)