Job Description :
Job Title: Azure Cloud Architect
Primary Skills: Given in the JD
Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Duration: 6 Months + Ext possible
No. of Positions: 1
Position Type: Contract


Job Role Description -

Work closely with the application SMEs and other stakeholders from client team to gather migration requirements, understand current application landscape/architecture and present recommendations for target disposition
Preparing migration solution and architectural documentation that will be reviewed and approved by peers and relevant stakeholders.
Work with project manager to arrive at release plan.
Provide guidance to project team in various activities like application assessment, code remediation, build & deploy, testing and production release.
Highlight blockers or dependencies to the project managers and other stakeholders and ensure that any changes to requirements impacting the solution architecture are called out immediately.
Provide updates on project activities and status to project managers and other relevant stakeholders
Cloud strategy and suitability assessment and definition

Primary skills (Please mention only 5 must and mandatory skills required):

At least 5 years of experience in application migration and technology upgrade projects.
At least 10 years'' experience in Windows/Linux/Unix operating system along with Java/C++/.Net based application development/maintenance.
At least 3-4 years'' hands-on experience in architecting and deploying solutions in Azure
Sound understanding plus hands on experience of applicable build/deployment tools. Should be able to help team in fixing build/deployment issues.
Sound debugging skills in Java, C++ or .Net environment. Should be able to provide guidance to team in fixing complex issues.
At least 4 years of experience in release planning and project execution with adherence to strict timelines.

Secondary skills (Please mention skill nice to have):

Experience in scripting languages (PowerShell, Shell, Pearl) is desirable.
Experience in any of the industry standard tools for Job Scheduling (AutoSys), ETL (PowerCenter) would be an advantage
Understanding and experience on handling of servers like IIS, Tomcat, Apache
Understand Agile methodologies and software development lifecycle process.
Understanding of container technology and container orchestration platforms
Experience in Project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects.