Job Description :
Azure Cloud Architect
San Jose,CA
5 Months

Required Skills : Azure, Palo Alto Networks, Powershell/Python

Architect, Design and Validate the Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service environment
Work with various technical groups from the Network, Server, identity Management, Security, Database Administrators and Application Development groups
Document and conduct knowledge transfer to internal staff
Build and maintain technology roadmaps ensuring due diligence and a realistic implementation path
Provide best practices of designing, configuring and maintaining Azure environment
Deep experience in architecting, designing and administration of public cloud Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and XaaS.
Proficiency in PowerShell and/or Python scripting
Experience with Azure Network components (Virtual Network, Network Security Group, User Defined Route, Gateway, Load Balancer)
Experience building and configuring Network Virtual Appliances both 3rd party (Palo Alto Networks, Barracuda, etc and custom built
Experience in High Availability architecture and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns and usage
Experience in Azure Back Up and Recovery modules
Experience in Azure monitoring and logging tools
Experience in extending Active Directory Domain Services to Azure
Experience in both Azure Commercial and Government Cloud
Experience in extending Active Directory Federation Services to Azure
Experience in designing and configuring Site-to-Site VPN and Express Route
Experience in Dev Ops tools, processes and best practices including automation of resource provisioning/maintenance
Experience in Cloud Security Architecture, Governance, Best practices and tools
Experience in Compute and Storage area in multi-platform environment such as Linux and Windows

Applicant must hold a BA degree from an accredited college in related field.

Project Description:

The Enterprise Cloud Services project is for the client to migrate its infrastructure to the cloud so that the client-owned on premise data centers can be consolidated, a better disaster recovery strategy be implemented and better hardware be used on future applications.The client has no in-house resource available who fits the job description since this is a new requirement.The client is setting up a cloud pilot, proof-of-concept that went live on June 30th. This resource is required to be the cloud architect since the system has gone live.

Client : County of Santa Clara