Azure Application Architect


Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, Dallas, Texas, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Houston, Texas, Jacksonville, Florida, Memphis, Tennessee, Miami, Florida, Nashville, Tennessee, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Orlando, Florida, Raleigh, North Carolina, Tallahassee, Florida, Tampa, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Washington, District of Columbia

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Do you love living in the cloud? So do we!

About the Role:

In this role as an Azure Application Architect, you will have the opportunity to be part of digital transformation while being surrounded by people who are passionate and strategic about building modern applications that using the industry’s leading technologies. You will learn our client’s business, organization, systems, challenges, and goals; then utilize that knowledge to work with a team to deliver exceptional results!

We are passionate about helping companies develop solutions that increase their bottom line! You will:

    Build trust with your clients and peers as an enterprise cloud architect and domain expert

      Lead the technical efforts for enterprise-level projects that build and deploy cloud optimized applications in Azure environments

        Architect, design, test and implement cloud applications in both manual and automated manner

          Work closely with client operational resources in updating their on-premises practices to include cloud

            Lead and work in Agile teams using frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban and/or SAFe

              Apply DevOps processes and technologies to automate applications and infrastructure

                Manage a combination of on-shore and off-shore resources

                  Work closely with the application, network, and security teams to ensure requirements are reflected appropriately in the Azure design

                    Travel to client locations as needed

                    About You:

                      You have five-plus years of experience in a lead role where you are responsible for the application architecture

                        You have five plus years of experience in building or running distributed/scalable enterprise applications on any of the recognized Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

                          You have five plus years of working with clients to develop a digital transformation roadmap

                            You implement Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Edge/IoT & solutions that scale globally

                              You migrated on-premises workloads into Public cloud

                                You are passionate about building best of breed cloud applications using IaaS, PaaS and Serverless technologies that meet or exceed service level availability (SLA) requirements.

                                  You implemented compliance controls such as PCI, ISO with Security Center.

                                    You conducted cost modeling, migration methodology including discovery solutions & right sizing workloads

                                      You implemented application monitoring & integration with IT Service Management

                                        Experience dealing with cloud workloads, application and infrastructure architecture, data ingestion architecture, data storage and transformations, data analytics, serverless function/application design, micro-services, DevOps

                                          You are an SME on top of new developments in public cloud technologies who can educate clients

                                            You have one or more preferred certifications: Microsoft Azure Certified Architect, AWS Certified Architect, Cloud Architecture Certifications

                                            You have the following core skills:

                                              Extensive knowledge and experience in Azure or AWS

                                                Modern architecture and design patterns, including micro-services, anti-corruption, strangler fig, etc.

                                                  DevOps processes and technologies to transform an organization, including security (i.e DevSecOps)

                                                    Containerization: e.g. Docker, containers, Kubernetes, Azure Kubernetes Services, etc.

                                                      Azure Event Hub, Event Grid, and other messaging services or AWS equivalents

                                                        Azure Logic Apps, Functions, Durable Functions and other serverless technologies or AWS equivalents

                                                          Deployment approaches/strategies: e.g. Ring, Blue/Green, Canary, A/B testing, deployment slots, etc.

                                                            Branching strategies: e.g. GitFlow, Github Flow, etc.

                                                              Infrastructure as Code: e.g. ARM, Terraform, Ansible, Bicep, etc.

                                                                Development platforms such as Azure DevOps, Github or Github Enterprise

                                                                Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.
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