Azure Architect – Microsoft Gold Partner – 100% remote

at Nigel Frank International US
Location Minneapolis, MN
Date Posted September 11, 2021
Category All
Job Type Full-Time


One of our Microsoft Gold Partners is looking for an Azure Architect to join their team.


  • 75% Hands-On Delivery / 25% Pre-Sales, Planning and Architecture Design
  • Work with existing customers on projects already started and complete the projects by delivering the solution
  • Provide level four support to the Level 1-3 Post Sales Engineers that are troubleshooting customer issues
  • Collaborate with the Managed Services team on best practices for unique scenarios on an as needed basis
  • Work with the Sales Team as a consultant to determine best direction for customer scenarios and provide alternatives when needed
  • Develop long term relationships with embedded customer base and provide monthly meetings for planning, account review and collaboration
  • Provide feedback to company leaders on strategy and planning
  • Lead environment discovery with customer and document findings for use in design, present solution to customer
  • Lead technical architecture discussions with sales team members
  • Lead decision making discussions with customers at all levels and be able to relate decisions to actionable statement of work details and document them
  • Design architecture that meets the customer's technical, security, and business needs for application workloads
  • Develop diagrams depicting the architecture decisions using Visio, Publication to team members
  • Develop, document, and execute implementation plans
  • Act as one of our top innovation technologists thinking outside the box with the objective of recognizing problems, developing ideas to solve the problems, and turning those into solutions


  • 5 years of architecture and design experience
  • technical consulting experience - internal consulting is sufficient
  • Microsoft Azure experience - systems admin level understanding
  • Microsoft Windows Server - Windows Server 2019/2016/2012 implementation experience. Design, build and deliver servers on prem, in a datacenter or in the cloud.
  • Hypervisor Experience - hands-on experience designing, Building and delivering to customers with a minimum of 100 virtual machines. Including building of the Hypervisor servers
  • Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop - Must have recent hands-on experience actively designing and delivering to customers
  • Identity management & threat protection.
  • Azure Migrations - Must have recent experience with migrating customers from on-prem or another cloud provider to Azure.
  • Backup and Recovery - Experience building and deploying backup and recovery solutions for mid-sized customers. Azure Disaster Recovery, Fail-Over and Replication
  • Microsoft MEM, InTune and Access control policy experience.
  • Experience with FS Logix and management of profiles, containers, masking, and control. Must be able to discuss in detail.
  • Azure Active Directory - Working knowledge and recent experience planning and deploying into customers
  • Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) - Must fully understand how MFA works and the variations and options with recent designs and deployments into customers
  • Azure File Storage Migrations
  • Microsoft Teams - Experience with phone integration, VoIP troubleshooting,
  • Microsoft Licensing - Must have working knowledge

This is a full time position, direct hire. At this time the client is unable to provide sponsorship.

Salary: upon experience

Location: Midwest based but 100% remote - you can be based anywhere within the USA

If you are interested, do not hesitate to reach out

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