Azure Infrastructure Architect

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Location
Seattle
Reference

One of our best clients in the US, a reputable Microsoft Gold Partner and Cloud MSP is actively hiring for 2 Azure architects for 6 month remote contracts.

Cloud Focus: Azure | IaaS, PaaS, Network, Backup/DR, and Security

***Must be US Citizen*** - This is a government focused project and it has been requested that this individual be a US Citizen

Contract role - remote and there are two vacancies! 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead requirements gathering, analysis, and solution development for MS Azure cloud-based solutions

  • Architect, design, and implement plans for deploying complex application workloads on MS Azure

  • Architect highly available, backup, and disaster recovery solutions on MS Azure

  • Partner with project teams, functional architects, systems specialists, and other technical resources and its customers

  • Lead projects, remotely, in a hands-on role driving Azure cloud migration/adoption from inception to production

  • Assume responsibility for technical presentations

  • Mentor and provide technical oversight and guidance to implementation teams while working in a coordinated manner to deliver and deploy the designed architecture

  • Provide Cloud/Azure thought leadership through publications and speaking engagements as needed

  • Create reference architectures, pre-sales, and technical collateral

  • Support the development and growth of Modern Data Center Practice

Experience And Skills

  • Expert-level knowledge regarding MS Azure IaaS services (i.e. Compute, networking, databases, storage, backup and archive, DR, security, monitoring, etc.)

  • Experience with establishing technical strategy and architecture at an enterprise level

  • Strong expertise in MS Azure Security & Identity services (i.e. Azure Active Directory, Domain Services, Azure Security Center, Azure Governance,)

  • Understanding network topologies, load balancing, and segmentation

  • Assessment and demonstration of new technologies; capacity planning; performance tuning

  • Experience leading Azure Cloud project delivery, i.e. responsible for:

  • Project deliverables

  • Technical and architecture oversight

  • Project delivery approach

  • Delivery performance – working with delivery and PM teams

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills

  • Experience leading and working with diverse geographically distributed teams