Azure Architect


Alpharetta, GA

Industry: Software


8 - 10 years

Posted 292 days ago

  by    Scott Hall

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The Azure Architect is a team member involved in many aspects of a customer engagement; from leading a team, to the collaboration with other team members and customers to determine the best solution for a particular engagement to the design, development and delivery of software products. 


Developing and implementing the following standards:

  • Building a technical and securityarchitecture in Azure for selected apps/workloads
  • Lead assessments with the clients on designed Azure architecture  
  • Selecting migration approaches to moving existing applications from on-prem to Azure or architecting a greenfield development platform for new applications
  • Keeping Clients up to date on latest Azure and complimentary cloud offerings
  • Assisting with DevOps Implementation, tooling and process
  • Test Azure standards that impact ALM methodology
  • Work with Development Architects to help implement Cloud technologies


  • Deep understanding and experience with agile development practices, including unit testing and continuous integration
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibility to ensure team success and quality solutions
  • Team player that understands how your own work is important to the team's success
  • Ability to multitask across different projects
  • Become a partner and trusted advisor to clients, advising on best-fit technologies and best practices
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies:
  • Azure
  • Azure Resource Management
  • .NET framework, including ASP.NET development, Windows Forms, WCF, WPF
  • C#, VB.NET
  • SQL Server 2008, 2012 and/or 2014
  • TFS (Team Foundation Server 2010 >) or VSTS
  • Automated Deployments to multiple environments
  • Systems Operations/Management
  • Ability to design Highly Distributed Applications (ability to design for availability, reliability)
  • Demonstrate the capability to work with the tools involved to implement and ensure compliance with the process put in place
  • Experience implementing ALM and Scrum
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Professionalism; to include written and oral communication ? the ability to communicate collaboratively in front of a whiteboard. An ability to understand your audience and adjust your communication style to fit them
  • Ability to learn business concepts quickly
  • A desire to constantly learn and share new knowledge, whether this is reading a book and posting a review on our Yammer, or giving a lunch and learn on the hottest new topics in your field
  • A caring attitude ? care about what you do, who you do it with and how you?re going to be successful in the end

Great to Haves:

  • Technically savvy, entrepreneurial spirit who thrives in environments that reward self-initiative and resourcefulness
  • Non-complainer ? everyone has something they?d rather not do
  • Academic background in computer science
  • 8+ years relevant professional work experience
  • Experience with AWS
  • Deep experience with VSTS
  • Experience with Continuous Deployment technologies
  • Other software development experience (Java, Ruby or other)
$100K - $120K