MS Azure Architect

at Advantage Resourcing
Location Bellevue, WA
Date Posted May 29, 2021
Category All
Job Type Contractor


WHAT YOU WILL DO - Position yourself as a trusted advisor to lients, 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 customer's requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance and leverage existing investments in Azure/MS 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%).

WHAT YOU HAVE DONE - 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 & Azure resource manager in cloud deployments. Configuration and deployment experience in 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 frontends. 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-prem 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.

ADDED BONUS - 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.

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