Cloud Architect

Our client is looking for a full time resource:
Primary Responsibilities

  • Enable customers to realize desired outcomes through cloud platforms from Microsoft and Google in solution areas of modern workplace and infrastructure & application projects and advisory services
  • Create and deliver key collateral within client engagements that identify, design, and implement techno logy and creative business solutions (requirements, functional design, process design, prototyping and testing/ support procedures)
  • Support the Sales organization to qualify, sell and close cloud opportunities in areas of modern workplace and infrastructure and application opportunities, using solutions and assets and repeatable, packaged offerings wherever possible
  • Coach and mentor your colleagues by educating and knowledge sharing
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with delivery and technical teams; communicate clearly and consistently
  • Support the Engineering and Operations team by developing and building cloud services
  • Participate in technical discussions with customers and prospective customers
  • Travel to prospects and customers, new product launches and general relationship development
  • Travel to tradeshows and customer sites to assist in the promotion of the company
  • Provide engineering guidance to the technical teams for customer deployments

Experience & Education Requirements
  • 5+ years of architecture, design implementation and/or support of distributed applications designed to run in the cloud or across hybrid cloud and on-premises environments
  • Experience with designing and deploying Microsoft Azure and Google GCP IaaS and PaaS platforms for identity, security, infrastructure, business continuity and data platforms
  • Experience with DevOps tooling, processes, and responsibilities to define and implement continuous integration; and define and implement a continuous delivery and release management strategy
  • Experience developing technical strategies for projects and proposals for customer presentations.

  • Microsoft Azure Identity, Compute, Storage, Containers, Security, Networking, Migration, Windows Virtual Desktop, Serverless Computing, Management and Governance
  • Microsoft 365 Apps, E-Mail, Collaboration, Identity and Access Management, Threat protection and Endpoint Management
  • Google Compute and App Engine, Storage, Databases, Data Analytics, Security and Identity and Containers
  • Programming/Scripting Languages: ARM, PowerShell, HashiCorp Terraform, Ansible, Chef

Project Experience
  • 5+ years of experience designing and delivering cloud solutions on an enterprise scale
  • 5+ years of experience with creating pilots, prototypes, and proof-of-concepts to provide validation of specific scenarios
  • 3-5 years of experience providing cloud solutions, including hybrid solutions on-premises or in the cloud, lift-and-shift initiatives, migrations, and upgrades.

Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-300 and AZ-301, or AZ-302).
  • Google Professional Cloud Architect.

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