Job Description :
Job Title: Senior Azure Architect Location: Houston TX Duration:6 months Job Description Hands-on experience in Azure platform, infrastructure services; understanding of their capabilities & limitations. Ability to architect, design & deliver solutions leveraging Azure platform services for cloud only and hybrid (cloud + on-prem) scenarios. Hands-on experience with key compute, network, storage, security services and their components VM (Windows & Linux), VNet, Configuring NSGs and Route tables, App Gateway, Express Route, Scale sets, Azure Databricks, AKS, ASE, ANF, WAF, RBAC model, log analytics etc. Candidate must have excellent communication skills - engage with client's senior architect and articulate thoughts clearly. Provide guidance and troubleshooting support to the team. Hands-on experience in designing solutions and guiding DevOps team to provision, operate and monitor Azure IaaS and PaaS services using Azure Extensions, ARM templates, PS DSC, Runbooks etc. Hands-on experience in Powershell scripting. Strong understanding of the features and limitations of Azure Active Directory. Provide best practices around provisioning production and non-production environments on Azure to optimize usage and cost. Hands-on experience working DevOps environment with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD), automated testing and application lifecycle management. Experience in Agile - Scrum and/or Kanban. Ability to quickly evaluate new Azure services, develop POCs and build a roadmap for using Work with Service Delivery Manager (SDM) and client Architects in developing Azure platform solutions At least one of AZ103, AZ200, AZ300, AZ400 certifications is a plus