Senior Azure Cloud Architect

Confidential Company  •  CA and 5 other locations

IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/15/17
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/15/17


  • Position yourself as a trusted advisor to CTP's clients, and partner with them to understand their requirements for cloud implementations
  • Create functional design specifications, Azure reference architectures, and assist with other project deliverables as needed
  • Provide recommendations to clients with respect to cloud migrations and prepare technical implementation roadmaps for Azure adoption
  • Design state-of-the-art technical solutions on Azure that address customers’ requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance and leverage existing investments in Azure/Microsoft platforms
  • Collaborate with other project teams on technical solutions and help improve CTP's service IP
  • Learn, learn, and learn by staying up-to-date on all technical developments related to Azure and other public cloud platforms
  • Travel and work onsite at client locations (typically 50%).


Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, other technical field
  • Experience in architecting complex Enterprise grade solutions in on-premise and cloud environments
  • Experience in Azure classic portal and Azure resource manager in cloud deployments
  • Configuration and deploymentexperiencein two or more of the following:
    • Azure PaaS technologies
    • Azure apps technologies such as AzureSQL, Azure Tables, Cache, SQL Server DW, Azure AD, etc.
    • Azure IaaS technologies such as VMs, Virtual networks, Express Routes, Standard/Premium storage, etc.  
    • Deployed applications with Web UI front ends
    • Deployed application with RESTful/SOAP services interfaces
    • Experience with MS Visual Studio TFS, VSO
  • Firm grasp on cloud security, leveraging Windows operating systems, Active Directory, Federated AD, AD integration
  • Well versed in designing and building Azure solutions that include high availability, multi-region and multi-set architectures using virtual networks, availability sets and affinity groups
  • Familiar with various application stacks such as .NET, C#, Powershell etc. in a Visual Studio TFS/VSO environment
  • Azure Powershell deployments, experience with Powershell DSC/CLI, etc.
  • Insights and diagnostics using MS SCOM for both on-premise and Azure cloud environments
  • Familiarity with Office 365 and Sharepoint service offerings
  • Experience as a hands-on technical practitioner/specialist in client facing roles in large enterprises and demonstrated client facing consulting skills, including building strong client relationships
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills
  • Strong team skills including the ability to lead and be a team player

Knowledge and Skills Desired

  • Azure certification in any of the following – Solutions Architect, Infrastructure Architect, or Systems Ops
  • Good awareness of all services and products from Microsoft and roadmaps
  • Sense of humor

Job ID 1013355

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