Job Description :

For one of our long-term multiyear fulltime projects, we are looking for an Azure Platform Architect out of Illinois (Remote till COVID).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Architecture and Design for large scale Azure hybrid cloud deployments with Azure Kubernetes Services and Azure Public Cloud
  2. Design and implement enterprise scale Azure Landing Zone, including subscription structures, identity management, network topologies, policies, compliance, etc.
  3. Design and Provision Dev/Test/Prod Infrastructure-as-code using Azure CLI, Powershell, Terraform
  4. Define the architecture for high availability, data redundancy, data loss prevention, site recovery and resilience
  5. Define and implement the architecture for high throughput and scale with capacity planning, load balancing strategies
  6. Design and implement provisioning of production-grade Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS), Azure Container Registry, NGINX Ingress Controller, Service Mesh, etc.
  7. Implement the security architecture to ensure data security at rest and in transit, application security, key management, identity management, authentication and authorization with OIDC and OAuth2, infrastructure security with Azure Virtual Nets, NSGs, UDR, etc.
  8. Demonstrate deep understanding of Azure Security solutions and best practices around Azure Sentinel, Azure Security Center, etc.
  9. Hands-on implementation of the log analytics and monitoring architecture using Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights
  10. Hands-on automation of infrastructure, applications and software-defined networking through CI/CD pipeline, ARM Templates, Azure CLI scripts using Azure DevOps

Certifications (One of the following certifications is required):

  1. AZ-400 – Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions
  2. 70-533 – Azure Infrastructure Solutions
  3. AZ-301 – Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Primary Skills:

  1. Azure CLI, Terraform and Powershell
  2. Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework
  3. Container platforms and tools - Kubernetes, Docker, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Container Service
  4. Azure Advanced Networking – Azure Virtual Networks, ExpressRoute, Site-to-Site VPN, NSG, App Service Environment, ASG, UDR
  5. Azure PAAS Services Security and Provisioning – Azure API Management Policies, Azure App Service, Event Hubs, Service Bus, Cosmos DB, Azure SQL
  6. Identity Management – Azure AD, Azure AD B2C, Open ID Connect
  7. Secrets Management – Azure Key Vault, HSTS, SSL/TLS Ingress Control, Certificate management, Azure Security Center, Threat Detection, Container Security tools e.g. Twistlock
  8. Cloud Observability – Experience with Azure Sentinel, Azure Log Analytics, Operations Management Suite (OMS), SysDig, Application Insights.

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