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Azure Cloud Architect
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on July 30, 2021
Job Id #48819 Posted July 6, 2021

Azure Cloud Architect 

  • Participate and contribute in cutting edge Cloud Reference Architecture for our new latest generation Cloud Service.
  • Provide expertise and leadership regarding Cloud Architecture for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing across multiple channels including DevOps Engineering teams and become a trusted advisor to our Product Team.




  • Performs Azure development and design work that may include logical design, I/O design, cloud architecture analysis and design, and systems engineering.
  • Develops technical road-maps for future Azure cloud implementations.
  • Develops business case analysis on potential projects.
  • Ensures security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions.
  • Performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Acts as a subject-matter expert around Microsoft Azure for other sales and solutions teams


Skills Needed


  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a Azure Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. infrastructure, storage, platforms and data, etc.)
  • Network Layer
  • Azure Traffic Manager (GTM, LTM)
  • Health-Check Monitoring Service
  • Application Layer
  • Azure Application Gateway (Application Firewall & Load Balancing)
  • Azure Redis Cache
  • Azure Tomcat Application Service
  • Health-Check Monitoring Service
  • Data Layer
  • Azure MySQL Database Service
  • Azure MongoDB Service
  • Health-Check Monitoring Service
  • Azure DevOps
  • In depth knowledge of networking, and cloud-based delivery models.
  • Extensive knowledge in Networking Concept related to Load Balancer, setting up the VpN tunneling
  • Working Knowledge on Subnet and VLAN Creation/Segregation o Installation of SSL and Certificate management with conceptual knowledge on Key store management
  • Troubleshooting complex scenarios related to an Application Deployment

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