Azure Cloud Architect

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Tech Stacks
Kubernetes Azure Microsoft Docker Terraform Strategy

Job Description

Our fast, client-focused, dynamic environment wants your consulting management skills and desire to make a difference. Use Avanade’s tech, innovation and leadership to make a genuine human impact. Enjoy seeing an impact on clients, too, as you solve interesting challenges in a way that’s flexible to your approach to work—and life. Chart your own career path with us.

Come join us

As an Azure Cloud Architect you will have a deep understanding of cloud infrastructure, extensive experience with Terraform, and a proven track record of designing and implementing scalable, reliable, and secure cloud solutions. Be responsible for driving our cloud strategy, designing cloud architectures, and leading cloud projects to ensure our infrastructure meets the highest standards of performance and reliability. Together we do what matters.

Skills And Experiences

  • 10-15 years of experience in IT Infrastructure, Azure Cloud architecture and Azure Cloud platform
  • Proficiency in Terraform and other IaC tools
  • Strong understanding of cloud security principals and best practices.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (eg. Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Technology, or related field. Master’s degree is advantageous.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect) are highly desirable.

About You

Characteristics that demonstrate success for this role:

  • Analytical, curious, agile
  • Team player and good communicator
  • Problem-solver, patient and quality-driven
  • Self-motivating
  • Innovative mindset

What You'll Do

  • Cloud Strategy and Planning – develop a comprehensive cloud strategy, assessing cloud readiness including defining adoption frameworks and providing technical leadership for cloud initiatives.
  • Cloud Architecture and Design – design and implement scalable Azure cloud architectures, creating detailed documentation and evaluate cloud services to ensure project requirement alignment.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) – Use Terraform for IaC development and management, automate infrastructure deployment processes.
  • Cloud Migration and Implementation – Lead efficient cloud migration projects, optimising cloud-based solutions for databases, networking, and storage.
  • Performance Monitoring and Optimization
  • Security and Compliance – implement robust security measures for cloud infrastructure and data with alignment to industry compliance standards.
  • Collaboration and Mentoring with cross functional teams

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Enjoy your career

Some Of The Best Things About Working At Avanade

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

Find out more about some of our benefits Employee Benefits at Avanade | Avanade.

A great place to work

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on:

  • Expanding your thinking
  • Experimenting courageously
  • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by:

  • Empowering every voice
  • Encouraging boldness
  • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by:

  • Amazing the client
  • Prioritizing what matters
  • Acting as one

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