Calance Job Opening

Job TitleAzure Solution Architect - ID:36455
Start DateASAP
Job SkillsAzure , .net
LocationAlpharetta, GA
Date Posted01/07/2021

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Our client is seeking an Azure Solution Architect (Application background) for a permanent opportunity in Alpharetta, GA. Please review the job description and if interested, apply within.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
A Solution Architect:
o Has an expert understanding of solution architecture.
o Can adopt and relate new technologies to the set of problems we face at Client while adhering to security and other Client standards
o Can communicate solutions, ideas, suggestions to a variety of (business) stakeholders effectively and comprehensibly
o Possesses strategic business acumen and understanding of organizational strategy
o Deep understanding of Application, Infrastructure and security architecture and non-functional aspects like Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability,… all the so-called “capabilities” of a system
o Understanding of latest cloud computing and data technologies, business drivers, emerging computing trends, and deployment options.
o Expert in defining, designing and developing distributed and scalable products and services, including reusable domain-specific microservices on multi-platform /hybrid clouds (such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Rackspace, VMware, or OpenStack)
o Able to navigate the Client organization to facilitate work beyond the immediate technical team
o Experience with Agile & DevSecOps methodologies;
o Excellent project management, collaboration, interpersonal and communication skills
o Broad understanding of Client Technology, including service offerings, technical standards and policies, technical and business strategies as well as organizational structure
o Strong collaborator – willingness to share ideas, documentation and leading practices
o Conceptual and analytical thinker – ability to extract, analyze, and document complex business and technical requirements/strategies

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, Mathematics, Economics

Minimum of 15+ years overall IT industry experience
Minimum of 5+ years in a solution or technical architect role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms
Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using (Azure) IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.
Experience with any claims-based authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC), MFA, JIT, and/or RBAC / Ping etc.
Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.
Managed the end-to-end lifecycles of a project in solution architect capacity
Experience with mission critical technology components with DR capabilities
Experience with multi-geography, multi-tier service design and management
Extensive experience in financial management, solution plan development and product cost estimation
Solid business acumen, management and marketing communication skills
Significant experience in presenting ideas, products, concept papers to varied audiences
Experience coaching and mentoring others
Leadership capability and proven ability to manage difficult stakeholders
Experience supporting peer teams and their responsibilities; such as infrastructure, operations, engineering, info-security

Other Requirements
As this is a role with global focus and responsibilities, you may be required to work outside of the normal working hours in your time zone to partner with other IT Services staff globally.
This role may also include travel, both domestic and international.

Desired Qualifications
Configuration management and automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Ansible, Puppet, Octopus, Chef, Salt, etc.
Software development full lifecycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools
One or more programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, etc.
Relational, graph and/or unstructured data technologies such as SQL Server, Azure SQL, Cosmos, Azure Data Lake, HD Insights, Hadoop, Neo4j etc.
Data movement and transformation technologies such as Alteryx etc.
Visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau
Analytics tools including Azure Stream Analytics, SQL Analytics, Data Lake Analytics.
AI and Machine Learning tools such as Azure ML etc.
Delivery using common methodologies especially SAFe Agile but also Waterfall, Iterative etc.
Certifications e.g. Microsoft, TOGAF, AWS Cloud Certified, Pivotal, CISSIP, Zachman, ITIL, Cisco, (ISC)2, CEH, SAFe, PMI, and SAP etc.
Extensive experience in project and/or product management
Experience in architecting mobile applications that are either independent applications or supplementary addons (to intranet or extranet)
Experience in architecting Data Analytics solutions

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