Microsoft Azure Architect
Job Description

smartShift Technologies is looking for an Microsoft Azure Architect to join our team in India.

  • Design and architect solutions on Microsoft Azure and related technologies
  • Educate customer on Cloud technologies and influence 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
  • Conduct discovery workshops leading to requirement gathering and documentation
  • 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
  • Respond and collaborate with other subject matter experts within smartShift Technologies to respond to clients queries
  • 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 Recover, 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
  • 10+ years’ experience in IT industry with at least 3 years’ experience providing Azure solutions
  • Azure certification preferred
Bengaluru, India