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Description

Job ID: 50314

Azure Cloud Solution Architect 
Our client is seeking an Azure Cloud Solution Architect to join their team. 

Responsibilities
Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution.
Enable Azure cloud journey, analyze TCO & make the Cloud dream become reality.
Design and prototype Azure solutions create solution architecture document covering deep technical aspects of the implementation.
Create a unified strategy for Azure cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations.
Analyze existing application portfolios, develop next-gen application architecture, transformation, and modernization roadmap.
Conduct Azure solutions architecture review/audit and create review/audit report.
Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live".
Oversee the development efforts and provide technical help as needed.
Day-to-day lead the client through the technical and organizational challenges of Cloud transformation.
Participate in the full cycle of pre-sale activities, including RFP processing, proposal development and direct communications with potential clients.
Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices.
Serve as an Azure evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on Azure solutions design, build, governance, security, operations and cost control best practices.

Qualifications
Designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies.
Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability.
Deep expertise in solution architecture including web services, relational and non-relational databases, front-end and/or back-end technologies.
Good exposure to Agile software development methodologies and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration (CI) and automated deployment.
Experience working with highly scalable, performant and mission critical architectures.

Avid technologist, with deep expertise in modern cloud architecture and history of successful implementation of complex Azure solution.
Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver commitments.
Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language.
Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Azure certifications are an additional advantage.

 




About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 



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