Sr Lead Cloud Architect (Azure Delivery)

  • Job type

  • Location

    Raleigh/ Remote
  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $142,100 - $ 190,000

Sr Lead Cloud Architect (Azure Delivery) – Permanant – Remote – $142,100 - $ 190,000

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Sr Lead Cloud Architect (Azure Delivery) in Remote opportunity.

Role Description

• Assess application portfolios and plan migrations to Azure, and deliver written assessment deliverables including
o Total Cost of Ownership models
o Application migration patterns (6 R’s)
o High level project plans/work breakdown structures
o High level infrastructure designs and diagrams
o Azure Well-Architected Framework reviews
• Hands-on execution as a member of implementation teams
o Define and maintain the high-level technical vision for the projects, both externally towards the customer and internally towards the project team
o Create and maintain detailed diagrams and other written configuration documentation
o Educate customers on Azure services and general cloud patterns and anti-patterns
• Collaborate with colleagues to refine and enhance the broader cloud Solutions Architecture practice
o Assist pre-sales with scoping and estimations
o Contribute to the development of processes, templates and other project collateral

Skills & Requirements

• 12 years of overall relevant experience without a college degree OR 8 years experience with a BA/BS degree or 6 years with a Masters

• 8+ years experience in diverse solutions architecture

• Minimum of 3 years experience of relevant public cloud experience, specifically Microsoft Azure

• Must have obtained Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-305) Certification 5) Must have hands-on experience with both lift-and-shift and greenfield Azure migrations.

• Intermediate level experience with one or more Infrastructure-as-Code implementations (ARM, Bicep, Terraform)

• Intermediate to Expert level familiarity with containerization technologies (AKS, Container Apps)

• Familiarity with Identity and Access models in on-prem (Active Directory) and public cloud (Entra ID, SAML SSO)

• Intermediate to Expert level experience with IP Networking, ExpressRoute, VPN technologies, etc.
• AI-102, DP-100, DP-203, AZ-500, AZ-400 Azure Certifications

• PCI, HIPAA, and HITRUST compliance as related to Cloud Infrastructure

• Common Infrastructure as Code and DevOps patterns such as Terraform, ARM/Bicep, Immutable deployments, and CI/CD Pipelines

• Familiarity with AWS and/or GCPIndustry knowledge in any of the following verticals is highly desired:Healthcare/HealthTechFinancial Services/FinTechSaaSE-Commerce.

Benefits/Other Compensation:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K.

Why Hays?

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