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Azure Architect

Company: Criterion Executive Search, Inc.
Location: Home
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


FTE job (not an hourly contract)

Salary / Bonus / Benefits

Work-from-Home job for those who reside in FL, PA, NY, DE, NC, SC

Must be U.S Citizen or Green Card Holder (no Visa sponsorships or 3rd parties)

Cloud architecting experience must be in Azure not AWS


Research, design, and develop Public & Private Cloud Solutions, including impacts to enterprise architecture.

Deliver Cloud Strategies enabling business transformations and workload migrations.

Provide leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into Azure.

Transform a vertical stack into a cloud or hybrid scenario.

Lead cultural change for cloud adoption within company

Develop and coordinate cloud strategy and architecture, including requirements and performance standards to meet or exceed management and customer specifications in a cost-effective manner.

Participate in and/or lead the development of roadmaps related to Cloud and Data Center Strategy

Participate in designing and implementing enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for Colocation/Hybrid Cloud computing.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

10+ years of systems architecture and senior engineering.

Azure based Cloud Architecture and migrations

Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, security, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs.

Connecting public cloud resources with on-premises resources.

Azure Active Directory and ADFS

Depicting complex technology architectures pictorially using tools like Visio, Draw.IO, LucidCharts, etc.

Designing Cloud foundation capabilities, shared services, associated guardrails and governance.

Infrastructure as Code, immutable infrastructure, automation, and orchestration and other modern DevOps patterns.

Developing cloud operating frameworks and documentation.

Complete understanding of cloud financial management and cloud cost optimization strategies

Architecture Design and implementation skills in the following areas: Cloud and Business Continuity, System Migrations, Data center consolidation and virtualization, VMware, Networks, Storage

Strong familiarity of major operating systems and compute types: z/OS, AIX, Linux, Windows, Oracle, SQL Server to understand interoperability of applications vis----vis impacts and value over a phased cloud migration effort.

Deep understanding of LAN/WAN networking, firewalls, load-balancers.

Migrating complex applications and services to cloud environments using IaaS and PaaS infrastructure.

Identifying and quantifying technology debt and its associated technical risk and advise on mitigation strategies.

System development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as Service (IaaS)


Keywords: Criterion Executive Search, Inc., Topeka , Azure Architect, Professions , Home, Kansas

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