Azure Cloud Practice Lead Architect- Azure SME
Posted on Oct 10, 2019 by WSI Nationwide
Azure Cloud Practice Lead Architect - Azure SME
Combination of remote, regional travel and minimal time in office in San Jose, California. Will consider candidates from Seattle, Washington to Los Angeles California. Starting base salary $160,000 to $190,000 per year.
As the Microsoft Azure Cloud Practice Lead Architect/Azure SME you will own PreSales, Design, and Delivery of Azure based Cloud solutions for customers as well as maintain a high level understanding of other relevant Cloud Platforms and Emerging Technology including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Containers, Kubernetes, Serverless Technology, AI, Machine Learning, Chatbox, IoT, etc. This is a broadly scoped position suited for a true hybrid technologist focusing Cloud and emerging technology with a Subject Matter Expert capability on MS Azure.
Reporting to the Cloud Practice Director, you will work collaboratively with Sales, Professional Services, and Operations to ensure seamless transition of needs-based solution design throughout the project delivery life cycle. You will be instrumental in ensuring technical solution capability meets customer and industry standards.
Roles & Responsibilities:
-Act as subject matter expert around at least one of the following cloud platforms; AWS, Azure, GCP.
-Architect solutions across AWS, Azure, and GCP to meet customer requirements within industry and technology best practices.
-Assist sales/presales teams on new and existing opportunities.
-Design and Architect cloud-based solutions based on best practices using IaaS and PaaS deployment models.
-Work with Leadership team to set practice strategy.
-Act as the technical authority for assessment and approval of specifications for solution construction or change.
-Assist partners with project plan, direction, and evaluation with the inclusion of costs, requirements, and timeline.
-Liaise with customer and internal staff throughout project delivery to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved.
-Share knowledge of product/solution benefits and capability in ongoing training sessions with technical and non-technical staff.
-Assist Director with regional corporate growth activities and take on increase position responsibility when appropriate.
-Develop technical roadmap for the overall solution including high level design, SoW, BoM.
-Assist sales in customer meetings to answer technical questions.
-Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ.
-Engage with customer to develop trusted technology advisor relationships with key decision makers.
-Work with customers to discover and gather technical and business requirements.
-Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and goals.
-Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process.
-Participate in technology and professional training and development to continue to enhance your skills and capability.
-Cloud-based solutions specific to; security, reliability, performance and high availability.
-Automation; PowerShell, Azure Resource Manager, AWS CloudFormation, Google Cloud Deployment Manager.
-Infrastructure; Windows/Linux OS, Datacenter Infrastructure, DevOps
-Monitoring and analytics tools; Splunk, DataDog, OMS, and NewRelic.
-Other tools and solutions; GitHub, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, HashiCorp, Alert Logic,
-Emerging Technology; Serverless Technology, AI, Machine Learning, Chatbox, IoT, etc
Please e-mail a resume with contact information to Jay J.at (see below) or call.
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