Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Perficient   •  

Irvine, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 184 days ago

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  • Design and implement Azure/AWS infrastructure and services.
  • Design, deploy and maintain enterprise class security, network and systems management applications within an Azure environment.
  • Design and implement availability, scalability, and performance plans for the Azure managed service environment.
  • Continual re-evaluation of existing stack and infrastructure to maintain optimal performance, availability and security.
  • Implement process and quality improvements through task automation. Institute infrastructure as code, security automation and automation or routine maintenance tasks.
  • Manually provision and stand up environments.
  • Perform migration from on-premises environments into Azure.
  • Support the business development lifecycle (Business Development, Capture, Solution Architect, Pricing, and Proposal Development).



  • Thorough understanding of cloud computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape.
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization.
  • Depth and breadth of experience with cloud infrastructure, hosting, and business continuity involving Microsoft or multi-vendor technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of cloud security architecture and design.
  • Knowledge of containerization a plus.
  • Knowledge of agile software development practices and release management.
  • Experience in design and refactoring of existing applications to facilitate repurposing to the cloud.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Proven ability to define, document, articulate, and present technical strategy to C-level executives.
  • Ability to recommend appropriate technical architecture and infrastructure design to customers unfamiliar with, or immature with regards to cloud infrastructure and/or hosting.
  • Understanding of basic hosting and development concepts such as disaster recovery, business continuity, separation of responsibilities, DevOps, etc., and how they related to managed services.
  • Ability to leverage customer requirements as a vehicle for identifying and qualifying additional opportunities with the customer environment.
  • Must be open to travel.


Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices
  • Experience hosting high-traffic websites
  • Experience with Sitecore and/or Episerver CMS hosting architectures
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or related field.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.