Job Description :
Azure Architect
Harrisburg, PA
long term

50% remote; 50% onsite, so must be in Harrisburg area, or within driving distance) - No travel reimbursement either.
Skills Required / Desired Amount Required your years of experience
10 years of exp as a Solutions Architect with design, implementation, security and standards/best practices in an enterprise hosting environment Required 10
Cloud Architecture experience with Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services Required
Microsoft Azure certifications, including AZ-900 Fundamentals, AZ-103 Administrator, AZ-300 & AZ-301 Solutions Architect and AZ-500 Security Required
Strong working knowledge of Azure Commercial and Government Cloud Required
High level knowledge of the Azure Enterprise Agreement that manages departments, accounts and subscriptions, including cost mgmt/billing solutions Required
Ability to work closely with multiple diverse agencies and anticipate their needs and exceed their expectations Required
Consistently demonstrate strong organizational, communication, project management, change management, and problem solving skills Required
Strong knowledge of all cloud technologies and the ability to keep abreast and deep technical understanding of current and emerging technologies Required
Proven operational experience with large enterprise environments Required
Excellent communication skills both oral and written to clearly communicate with clients Required

Responsible for overall design, implementation, configuration, testing,administration, and management of the Commonwealth of PA''s enterprise hybridcloud environment, including enterprise cloud service offerings available toall CWOPA agencies.

Enterprise Cloud Architect will be responsible for overall design,implementation, configuration, testing,
administration, and management of the Commonwealth of PA''s enterprise hybridcloud environment, including
enterprise cloud service offerings available to all Commonwealth agencies.

Responsibilities include the following:
-Act as a primary point of contact for cloud related questions, technicalexpertise, and support problems for the
Commonwealth of PA.
-Provide appropriate communications to COPA management, including rapidnotification of issues that impact
the enterprise cloud environment.
-Design cloud architecture and cloud technologies that meet COPA''s technical,security, and business needs.
-Provide expert level guidance on IT issues relating to cloud technologies.
-Work with CoPA Delivery Center teams in defining cloud architecture, designand implementation plans for
hosting IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS workloads on MS Azure and Amazon Web Services.
-Work with COPA Security team to ensure cloud solutions meet all securitypolicy requirements.
-Design cloud auditing solutions to increase security stance and minimize riskof data loss and protection.
-Assist with business continuity planning, which includes capacity planning,availability, and disaster recovery
options available in the cloud.
-Provide incident resolution focusing on root cause analysis, prevention, andknowledge transfer.
-Create & maintain support documentation, architecture diagrams &communications.
-Manage escalations with cloud service providers and other vendors for a timelyresolution of operational and
design issues.