A leading Microsoft cloud MSP is expanding and looking for a Senior Azure Cloud Architect to lead the design, development, and implementation of robust cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform.
As a Senior Azure Cloud Architect, you will play a critical role in driving the architecture and technical direction of our cloud projects. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, translate them into scalable and secure Azure solutions, and provide technical leadership throughout the project lifecycle. Your expertise will ensure that our cloud infrastructure is optimized for performance, reliability, and cost efficiency, while adhering to industry best practices and security standards.
- Lead the design and implementation of end-to-end cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform, ensuring alignment with business goals and technical requirements.
- Collaborate with stakeholders, including software engineers, DevOps teams, and business units, to gather requirements and define cloud architecture solutions that meet their needs.
- Provide technical expertise in the evaluation, selection, and adoption of Azure services, tools, and technologies to address specific project requirements.
- Design and implement Azure resource management strategies, including resource provisioning, monitoring, scaling, and cost optimization.
- Develop high-level and detailed cloud architecture designs, considering aspects such as security, scalability, availability, and performance.
- Lead architecture reviews and guide development teams in the implementation of cloud solutions, ensuring compliance with architectural standards and best practices.
- Drive continuous improvement of cloud architecture patterns, processes, and standards, staying up-to-date with the latest Azure features and capabilities.
- Collaborate with security teams to ensure that cloud solutions meet security and compliance requirements.
- Act as a subject matter expert for Azure-related technologies, providing mentorship and guidance to junior team members.
- Participate in pre-sales activities, including client presentations and solution proposals, showcasing the technical excellence of our cloud services.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent practical experience).
- 7+ years experience as a Cloud Architect, with a focus on designing and implementing solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform.
- In-depth knowledge of Azure services, including but not limited to VMs, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Functions, Azure App Service, Azure SQL Database, Azure Networking, and Azure Identity and Access Management.
- Strong understanding of cloud architecture best practices, microservices, serverless computing, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) concepts.
- Experience with cloud security principles and compliance frameworks, such as ISO 27001, GDPR, and HIPAA.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor technical teams, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to translate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Azure certifications, such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, are a strong plus.
- Prior experience in a client-facing role, contributing to solution discussions and addressing client needs.
Join Our Team:
If you are an experienced Azure Cloud Architect with a passion for creating scalable, secure, and innovative cloud solutions, we invite you to apply. Our client offers a dynamic work environment, competitive compensation package, and opportunities for professional growth within a forward-thinking technology company.