Azure Lead Architect

Engineering Remote, United States


Description

Job Title: Azure Lead Architect

Location: Remote

Job Description:

Mobiquity is a thriving, growing group of strategists, creatives, and engineers. We are currently looking to add an Azure Lead Architect to our team.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Anchor and lead Azure Cloud migration program 

  • Establish detailed Cloud migration project plans and execute.

  • Work closely with the client application and infrastructure teams to establish Cloud migration roadmaps and priorities.

  • Be able to provide technical direction and lead a group of one or more architects to successful cloud migration program.

  • Perform high level application portfolio analysis to identify candidate applications and workloads for migration to the Cloud.

  • Architect and design solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Create and review architecture and solution design artifacts.

  • Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.

  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout cloud migration lifecycle. 

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Considers the art of the possible, compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact, and proposes actionable plans.

  • Demonstrates strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to analyze and operate at various levels of abstraction.

  • Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future-proof, complex global solutions.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions.

  • Ability to rapidly gain knowledge of the organizational structure of the firm to facilitate work with groups outside of the immediate technical team.

  • Knowledge and experience in IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.

  • Familiar with solution implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.

  • Maintains close awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application for service offerings and products. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 15+ years overall IT industry experience

  • Minimum of 4+ years in Azure Cloud migration

  • Minimum of 4+ years in a solution architecture role using service and hosting solutions in any private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS platforms.

  • Experience in designing, planning, and delivering large scale cloud migration projects in enterprise environments.

  • Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using Azure IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS capabilities.

  • Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.

  • Knowledge in any of Infrastructure as code (IaC) technologies such as Azure ARM templates, Terraform, etc. along with understanding of PowerShell.

  • Experience building and supporting mission critical technology components with DR capabilities.

  • Experience with multi-tier system and service design and development for large enterprises

  • Extensive, real-world experience designing technology components for enterprise solutions and defining solution architectures and reference architectures with a focus on cloud technologies.

  • Knowledge of enterprise infrastructure solutions, including enterprise directories, on-premises hosting platforms (vSphere/Hyper-V/physical), and datacenter storage and networking.

  • Experience working in Agile and DevOps environments

  • Client focused with strong presentation and written communication skills.

  • Microsoft Azure Solution Architect certification would be an added advantage.

About Mobiquity

Mobiquity is a digital consultancy that partners with the world's leading brands to design and deliver compelling digital products and services for their customers. Our approach balances human needs with usefully applied technology, unbound creativity with research and analytics, and agile development with strict engineering and security standards. Mobiquity’s end-to-end services consider every dimension of a digital business from marketing to IT, providing strategy, experience design, product engineering, cloud services, and analytics. Mobiquity is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner and has worked with AWS since 2011 to deliver 100% cloud-based innovation to its clients. To learn more, visit https://mobiquity.com.  

Mobiquity is a Proud Equal Opportunity Employer

Mobiquity is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Mobiquity are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Mobiquity will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us.