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?? Job Title: Azure Cloud Architect Location:?? Appleton, WI Duration: 06 +Months ?? Is Remote option available during COVID: Yes (if required Remote option only allowed for 2 months ) ?? Job Description: As an Azure Cloud Architect, you will be responsible for delivering solution designs and architectures for key initiatives using COTS, MOTS and custom-developed applications hosted using IaaS, PaaS and SaaS hosting models. need to work closely with businesses to convert the requirements into solutions. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Facilitate discussions with both business and technical stakeholders to extract critical business requirements and present a technical vision & solution that meet customer and project needs ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Communicate complex topics regarding solutions and related projects to audiences without deep technical skills. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Work with clients, business development, business partners, and related practice area leaders within the group to prescribe a complete solution to meet project goals as well as longer term needs. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Provide leadership to the project team in the early phases of the systems development lifecycle and checkpoint with the team periodically to provide leadership and incorporate their ???on the ground??? feedback into the project teams work and processes ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Maintain skills in area of expertise and stay up to date with industry and technology trends including ensuring certification requirements are met as required for the partnerships in your domain ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Provide leadership, technical guidance and mentoring to others in areas of expertise ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction at all times Responsibilities ???? ?? ?? ?? ??In this role, you will work together with field teams (Managers, Cloud Solution Architects, Support Escalation Engineers) and Azure teams on: ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Minimum of 3 years of experience in Azure Cloud, planning, migrating, and managing solutions. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Azure Migration experience, migrating on-premises solutions to the cloud using Azure Migrate (or other) tools. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Consult with clients to build and architect new solutions, data center migrations, and scaling their adoption of Microsoft Azure. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Review and evaluate architectures of existing systems and software products to identify reuse and platforming opportunities as well as refactoring opportunities. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Provide technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to the teams in the implementation of established architectures and designs.?? ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Mentor and coach architects and developers to ensure that architecture and requirements best practices are followed.?? ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Establish and enforce quality standards for cloud software architectures.?? ???? ?? ?? ?? ??The role is a technical, customer facing role that is accountable for the end-to-end customer cloud deployment experience.?? ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Own the Azure technical customer engagement including developing the architectural design on specific implementation projects and/or Proofs of Concepts, and Cloud solution architecture components of customers. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Assess Azure footprint readiness for deployment activities?? Qualifications ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Bachelor???s degree with area of specialization in Information Systems or related field. ???? ?? ?? ?? ??12+ years overall IT industry experience ???? ?? ?? ?? ??5+ years??? experience with Cloud Strategy, Architecture, Migrations, leading teams/project management ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Experience with Azure-native Resilience (e.g., VM Availability Sets / Zones, Paired Regions, Storage Geo-Replication) ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Knowledge of Cloud Disaster Recovery methods and Tools ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Experience with Azure Subscriptions, Management Groups, and Policy-as-code ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Experience with Azure Security and Identity services (e.g., Security Center, Azure Active Directory, RBAC, NSGs / ASGs) ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Experience with Azure Networking services (e.g., VNETs, Load Balancers, Front Door, ExpressRoute, Traffic Manager, Content Delivery Network) ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Experience with DevOps practices, CI/CD Pipelines, and related tools (e.g., Azure DevOps, Ansible, Terraform, Docker) ???? ?? ?? ?? ??Experience with Cloud Automation and Infrastructure as Code (e.g., Terraform, PowerShell, ARM, Azure Automation) ?? Nice to Have Experience Degree in computer science field or similar experience Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
             

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