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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Azure Cloud Architect
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Job Description

*This is a straight 6+ month contract and no 3rd party C2C candidates can be considered*

Prestigious Professional Services Firm is currently seeking a permanent an Azure Cloud Architect. Candidate will be architecting Azure Enterprise Cloud systems and services.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

Cloud Architect experienced in Microsoft Azure with at least 2 years of Azure hands-on experience and 10 years of IT operational experience in a global enterprise environment. Areas of responsibility include virtual networks, image creation and maintenance, subscription management, storage management, Backup/DR, Network Security Groups, Role Based Access Controls, Azure Active Directory, Azure Automation, Monitoring, and Logging.

Direct skills should include PowerShell, Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates

Experience with Scripting/Automation/IaaS/PaaS

Provides leadership to project teams, and facilitates the definition of project deliverables around core Cloud based technology and methods. Researches, identifies and develops solution pathways to business challenges and standards for implementation of those from a cloud services and security implementation perspective.

Defines tracking mechanisms and ensures IT standards and methodology are met; manages expectations and project scope; appropriately reports status; delivers quality results. Maintain support documentation with up to date processes and procedures and continually reviews priorities and makes decisions on things that are most critical to the organization.

Translates complex Functional Specifications to detail Technical Designs regarding the Enterprise cloud architecture/services and security requirements. Provide input, guidance and recommendations on Technical Designs developed by other team members.

Technical consultant for the team and internal business teams; Serves as an expert in technical field of knowledge.

Engages with others (internal/external) to share best practices, information, and experiences. Works with group to define norms and ground rules and ensures they are respected and followed.

Works with external teams to establish performance baselines; Define monitor systems performance and tuning for peak performance for data traffic and security within all aspects of the extended and external cloud resources where possible.

Develops necessary documentation for any modified or develop components, software and processes/procedures.

Strong Experience with Azure and other service providers cloud offerings.

Ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently and to formulate and implement standards, procedures and best practices.

When prioritizing work, considers the bigger picture, ensuring alignment with department objectives with a holistic Enterprise mindset.

Ability to train and develop other technical Associates

Ability to learn and adapt to overlapping technologies

Proven Project Management Skills

Cloud architecture experience

Facilitate collaboration across the organization to direct and better utilize infrastructure tools.

Plan, develop and manage the infrastructure to enable strategic and effective use of tools.

Lead the evaluation/evolution of tools/technologies/programs with input from internal teams, external developers, partners and customers.

Establishing strategy and objectives and advocate solution and direction to stakeholders.

Management experience with technical experts.

Document current solution and develop roadmaps to migrate to strategy solutions.

Proactively identifying issues and improvement opportunities.

Partner with other technology leaders, business partners, and stakeholders to understand and identify business demand, priorities, issues, and strategies to help establish and define the right structure to meet the short-term and long-term needs.

Develop business case and assess financial impacts of proposed solutions and lead the technical team on RFP/RFI's.

Directing resources to diagnose and resolve complex system, application software, security and related problems that impact system and availability.

Support global organization as a compute and cloud SME.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location