Job Description :
Position: Azure Application Architect 
Location : Atlanta- GA
Duration : Contract
Job Description:


We are looking for Azure Application Architect for our Analytical Business Intelligence team.

Essential Functions of the Job

· Be able to provide technical direction and lead a group of one or more engineers to address a goal.

· Design solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements

· Design and publish the Logical Data Models

· Evangelize re-use through implementation of shared assets

· Enforce adherence to standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.

· Proactively provide guidance on engineering methodologies, standards, and leading practices

· Guidance of engineering staff and reviews of as-built configurations during construction phase

· Identify, communicate, and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full lifecycle

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities

· Demonstrates strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills

· Ability to analyze and operate at various levels of abstraction

· Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

· Excellent technical skills, enabling the creation of future-proof, complex global solutions

· Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions.

· Ability to rapidly gain knowledge of the organizational structure of the firm to facilitate work with groups outside of the immediate technical team.

· Knowledge and experience in IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.

· Maintains close awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application for service offerings and products.

· Design and Build semantic data model using Azure Analysis service and Power BI tools

· Experience in Azure cloud cost optimization



Required Qualifications

· Minimum of 10+ years overall IT industry experience

· Good understanding of ODS/DWH concepts

· Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a cloud application design role using service and hosting solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.

· Experience in a cloud application design role using Data Bricks, Azure Data Pipelines, ADLS, SQL Server (Preferable), Azure SQL, AAS, Azure Data, Azure Storage

· Knowledge of authentication (OAuth), MFA

· Experience building and supporting mission critical technology components with DR capabilities

· Experience with multi-tier system and service design and development for large enterprises

· Extensive, real-world experience designing technology components for enterprise solutions with a focus on cloud technologies

Desired Qualifications

· Erwin Data Modeler

· Software development full life-cycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools

· Knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Pyspark, Sqoop

· Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Ansible, Terraforms, etc.

· Experience with machine learning tools such as Azure ML, AWS, Google, etc.

· Experience in distilling complex technical challenges to actionable decisions for stakeholders and guiding project teams by building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.

· Experience coordinating the intersection of complex system dependencies and interactions

· Experience in solution delivery using Agile methodologies.

· Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industry trends and standards

Technical Requirements

· Exposure to Azure infrastructure and application security technologies and approaches

· Familiarity with requirements gathering techniques.

· Certification Requirements (at least two):

o Azure

o Data Bricks

o SQL Server


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