Azure Cloud Architect – W2 Contract

at Finezi Inc.
Location San Ramon, CA
Date Posted February 20, 2021
Category All
Job Type Full-Time



Title: IT- IT Technology Architect – Senior / Azure Cloud Architect

Job No: # PCGJP00000938

Location: San Ramon, CA

Duration:  6 months +



1. Azure certification (Azure Developer or Solutions Architect or DevOps Engineer or Administrator)
2. Azure IaaS
3. Windows/Linux in Azure

        5-10 years experience in: Cloud, mobile, web application development, cloud-native application architecture (i.e. containers, microservices, API management), modern software development techniques like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure developer services, GitHub) and container orchestration systems (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Azure Kubernetes Service, GitHub).
        • Microsoft Certified Azure Solution Architect Expert
        • Minimum 3-7 years of System Administration consultative experience
        • Significant experience with Ansible, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, Terraform or other automation and/or configuration toolsets
        • Experience in the implementation, management, and administration of Enterprise systems tools and processes
        • Significant experience one or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive
        • Experience with software development practices like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, GitHub
        • Ability to work natively in a mixed Windows/Linux environment and can fully comprehend and implement hybrid architectures
        • Strong network configuration knowledge (Firewalls, VPN, Routers/Switches, and Load Balancers)
        • A clear understanding of various network topologies
        • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management.
        • Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise-wide environments (including migration of on-premise workloads to the cloud).
        • Experience with scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc, API management, microservice frameworks etc.
        • Technically minded and understands a wide range of system platforms
        • Clear comprehension of the overall IT infrastructure and application stack
        • Ability to work in a multilingual/cultural environment
        • Analytical skills to assist in the resolution of complex issues that may be time sensitive
        • Experience with multiple technologies and design techniques
        • Excellent oral/written communication and organization skills
        • Work with all types of people and the ability to communicate with a broad spectrum of individuals
Preferred Skills
        • Experience working with external vendors and consulting engagements
        • Experience working with interactive media agencies
        • Achieved complimentary Microsoft Certifications around cloud-based services
        • Must be able to work independently and show excellent initiative
        • Solid understanding of project principles and how to manage the delivery of projects

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