Job Description :
Job Description:
The Azure enterprise architect is responsible to work with customer from delivery perspective to create an azure roadmap, design target architecture and work with build teams to enable azure framework. The architect is responsible to work with the delivery teams of an account on any best fit solutions and alternative approaches required to meet the customer expectations.

Location for the position: Anywhere in USA, but open to travel within USA once travel norms are relaxed

Lead and client project teams in a hands-on capacity to deploy and migrate to Azure cloud.
Evaluate, recommend, design, and implement IT infrastructure technologies that enable and drive client success.
In-depth understanding of compute, storage, network components including backup, monitoring and DR environment requirements.
Design and implement large scale azure cloud platform-based solutions and migration solutions.
Provide azure cloud solutions for application migration to azure and deployment architecture, security and data migration solution.
Optimization of resource and improve performance and provide innovative solution for complex implementation projects.
Design a highly scalable and redundant virtual infrastructure to support the requirements.
Oversight experience on major transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support teams
Leverage cloud and on-premises technology solutions to deliver the optimal hosting environment for a variety of services and workloads.
Develop methodology and best practices with the Security and Infrastructure practice team.
Mentor and grow the skills and careers of our junior consultants. Identify strengths and opportunities for improvement to develop strong technical consultants and leaders.
Evaluate industry trends, open source project innovations and drive such adoptions in the customer environment

Qualifications: (Please list all required qualifications):
12-15 years of experience in IT, including 3+ years of experience in Cloud and Data center migration projects as solution architect
5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc
3+ years of experience in migratingon premise workloads to Azure
TOGAF / ArchiMate Certification or equivalent (preferred)
Detailed understanding of Azure cloud and how it can be leveraged for Enterprise Cloud Solution requirements
Industry-certifications are a must-have. Examples: Azure certification at the least, preferably at the Architect/Expert levels.
Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
Strong Project Management skills and ability to drive projects through to completion.
Understanding of Microsoft Azure''s roadmap and strategy towards migration and modernization space
Deep domain expertise of cloud application development solutions (e.g. IaaS, Serverless, API Management), container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry), continuous integration technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure for DevOps, Chef, Puppet), web application server technologies, cloud application design, software architecture and practices (design, development and deployment, Agile, SCRUM, ALM), breadth of technical experience, and technical aptitude to learn and adjust to new technologies and cloud trends required
Hands on experience with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and Terraform templates and scripting tools, including PowerShell, Azure CLI, JavaScript, Shell scripts, Python, or similar languages
Familiar with Security Architectures and how to govern/guide solutions based on such reference architectures, standards, and policies
Extensive Knowledge on executing Complex Large Scale Datacenter Transformation and Cloud Migration initiatives
Develop solution for Cloud Transformation and Lean Cloud Operations for MS Azure.
Provide advisory services to existing and new customers on Azure Cloud adoption, demonstrate new services lines to customers, support delivery team and guide them towards cloud enablement and Optimization initiatives.
Must be able to communicate with CTO and CXO level audience by demonstrating Cloud Migrations and Digital Transformations
Global experience / mind-set
Deep understanding of industry trends, concepts, opportunities, threats & constraints
Experience working within a large, matrixed company environment
Experience with C-Level client relationship building and relationship management.
Proven ability to operate within a team-oriented environment
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
High energy level, decisiveness and ability to work well in demanding client environments
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making abilities
Unquestionable professional integrity, credibility and character

Client : Purple Drive Technologies


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