Cloud Architect- Azure
Los Angeles, CA
We are looking for a Azure Cloud Architect to support a project for our client that is a large IT consulting firm in Orange County, CA.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- The primary responsibility will be to act as an Azure Cloud Compliance Subject Matter Expert for a cloud compliance service within engineering with close working relationships with customers, product management, support, delivery, and marketing
- Creates technical content such as compliance analyses, designs, specifications, whitepapers, and technical tools
- Provides consultation, design input, and feedback for product development and design reviews across multiple organizations and architectures
- Collect product feedback from field interactions in order to provide input into Engineering and Product Management to influence product roadmap direction
- Deep industry knowledge and hands-on experience deploying secure Azure solutions
- Deep knowledge of the Azure API / SDKs
- Executive communication skills with internal leaders and to external partners and customers.
- Consulting skills to facilitate workshops, manage messages and drive change.
- Experience in R&D and innovation activities that can be used to drive innovation and growth.
- Experience as a hands-on technical practitioner/specialist in client facing roles in large enterprises and demonstrated client facing consulting skills, including building strong client relationships
- Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at the most senior organizational levels.
- Firm grasp on cloud security and compliance
- Flexible enough to handle a diverse set of activities daily and adaptable to ever-changing priorities.
- Must be able to work in a global, complex and diverse environment.
- Bachelor' s, Master' s or PHD degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent
- 10+ years relevant experience in the IT industry setting and delivering against technical and business strategy at an advanced level.
- Azure certification in any of the following - Solutions Architect, Developer or Systems Ops / Administration
- 6+ years of in-depth experience in core Azure cloud technologies such as: Azure DevOps, VMSS, Vnet, Azure Load balancer, Azure Application gateway, Azure Private Link, Cosmos DB, Azure Monitor/Application Insights, AKS, Azure Cache, Event Hub, Azure Functions
- 3+ years of experience building cloud automation/orchestration solutions with technologies such as: Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, other
- 3+ years designing / implementing highly available cloud/HybridCloud network solutions
- 3+ years of experience in build and CICD technologies: GitHub, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, other
- Deep understanding of cloud security experience. Deep understanding of preventative and retrospective controls.
- Deep experience with performance tuning in a cloud environment
- Experience architecting, implementing and managing monitoring solutions for production cloud environments
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