Azure Architect

Alpharetta, GA | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 02/10/2017 Job ID: 43512 Industry: Cloud Architect/Engineer

Azure Architect

Summary:

Our Client is a full service software development and implementation firm staffed by passionate, experienced software professionals.  That said, we are fanatical about what we do and believe happy employees make happy customers.  We are a client services organization that thrives when our clients are pleased, and we’ re always looking for individuals who care about finding the right solution and delivering that solution with the best quality so everyone walks away wanting more. 

Description:

The Azure Architect is a team member involved in many aspects of a customer engagement; from leading a team, to the collaboration with other team members and customers to determine the best solution for a particular engagement to the design, development and delivery of software products. 

Responsibilitites:

Developing and implementing the following standards:
  • Building a technical and security architecture in Azure for selected apps/workloads
  • Lead assessments with the clients on designed Azure architecture  
  • Selecting migration approaches to moving existing applications from on-prem to Azure or architecting a greenfield development platform for new applications
  • Keeping Clients up to date on latest Azure and complimentary cloud offerings
  • Assisting with DevOps Implementation, tooling and process
  • Test Azure standards that impact ALM methodology
  • Work with Development Architects to help implement Cloud technologies

Qualifications:
  • Deep understanding and experience with agile development practices, including unit testing and continuous integration
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibility to ensure team success and quality solutions
  • Team player that understands how your own work is important to the team' s success
  • Ability to multitask across different projects
  • Become a partner and trusted advisor to clients, advising on best-fit technologies and best practices
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies:
    • Azure
    • Azure Resource Management
    • .NET framework, including ASP.NET development, Windows Forms, WCF, WPF
    • C#, VB.NET
    • SQL Server 2008, 2012 and/or 2014
    • TFS (Team Foundation Server 2010 >) or VSTS
    • Automated Deployments to multiple environments
    • Systems Operations/Management
  • Ability to design Highly Distributed Applications (ability to design for availability, reliability)
  • Demonstrate the capability to work with the tools involved to implement and ensure compliance with the process put in place
  • Experience implementing ALM and Scrum
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Professionalism; to include written and oral communication – the ability to communicate collaboratively in front of a whiteboard.  An ability to understand your audience and adjust your communication style to fit them
  • Ability to learn business concepts quickly
  • A desire to constantly learn and share new knowledge, whether this is reading a book and posting a review on our Yammer, or giving a lunch and learn on the hottest new topics in your field
  • A caring attitude – care about what you do, who you do it with and how you’ re going to be successful in the end

Great to Haves:
  • Technically savvy, entrepreneurial spirit who thrives in environments that reward self-initiative and resourcefulness
  • Non-complainer – everyone has something they’ d rather not do
  • Academic background in computer science
  • 8+ years relevant professional work experience
  • Experience with AWS
  • Deep experience with VSTS
  • Experience with Continuous Deployment technologies
  • Other software development experience (Java, Ruby or other)

 

 

 

 
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