Job Description:

smartShift Technologies is looking for a seasoned Microsoft Azure Architect to join our Cloud Transformation team in our Bangalore office.

  • Design and architect solutions on Microsoft Azure and related technologies.
  • Educate customer on Cloud technologies and influence the direction of the solution to be selected.
  • Participate in pre-sales activities including options analysis, estimation, and presentation.
  • Mentor and lead teams for cloud migration projects.
  • Train resources, document migration initiatives, transition and handoff to Managed Services Recruit, retain A players and grow cloud migration team in 2019 and after.
  • Respond and collaborate with other subject matter experts within smartShift Technologies to respond to clients queries.
  • Audit cloud projects and managed services initiatives so that we continuously strive to improve.
  • Create technical white papers, blogs case studies at the end of each engagement.
  • Conduct discovery workshops leading to requirement gathering and documentation.
  • Keep reviewing cloud technologies roadmap so that new solutions can be proposed to customers.
  • Lead POC efforts to research new tools/products.
Skills & Experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in architecting cloud solutions using MS Azure Past experience implementing high availability Azure solutions.
  • Good understanding of concepts like Routing, Load Balancing, Redundancy, Disaster Recovery, VPN, Firewalls.
  • Knowledge in core infrastructure components such as DNS, DHCP, Active Directory (AD), AD Group Policies, LDAP, LDAP Integration, Exchange etc.
  • Experience in VMware or any other virtualization platforms such as VirtualBox / KVM etc.
  • Application Middleware platforms such as Apache, Tomcat, IIS, NGINX, NodeJS etc.
  • Knowledge and exposure in databases like MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB
  • Advanced DB Implementation skills such as DB clustering, DB Failover Cloud Platforms
  • Experience provisioning, administering and troubleshooting a majority of services on Cloud Platforms Experience with private cloud platforms such as OpenStack is an added advantage
  • Experience in automation using one or more automation platforms such as Python, Chef, Puppet, Ansible
  • Should have experience with command line or API integration with Cloud Service Provider APIs
  • Should have excellent presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with internal and external executives, IT management, and technical teams including software development groups.
Bengaluru, India