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Azure Systems Architect Description

Job #: 87995
Are you an industry visionary and technologist at heart with a passion for designing complex Cloud solutions? Are you able to guide and advise business and IT teams on the technical and organizational challenges of Cloud transformation? Do you have strong soft skills, solid stakeholder management and technology governance experience? Do you want to transform businesses, so they are able to operate and grow successfully in the cloud-first world?

Then you have an opportunity to join us as a Systems Architect to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe to build Azure Cloud solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution
  • Enable Azure cloud journey, analyze TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality
  • Design and prototype Azure infrastructure, create infrastructure and security architecture document covering deep technical aspects of the implementation
  • Create a unified strategy for Azure cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations
  • Analyze existing application and IT services portfolios, develop assets’ migration, transformation and automation roadmap
  • Conduct Azure infrastructure architecture review/audit and create review/audit report
  • Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live"
  • Oversee the Azure system engineering efforts and provide technical help as needed
  • Day-to-day lead the client through the technical and organizational challenges of Cloud transformation
  • Participate in the full cycle of pre-sale activities, including RFP processing, proposal development and direct communications with potential clients
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices
  • Create thought leadership on Azure solutions and hybrid clouds
  • Serve as an Azure evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on Azure solutions design, build, governance, security, operations and cost control best practices

Requirements

  • Multi-tier distributed architecture experience within IT consulting, IT operations, application development or support which includes migrating, architecting, operating on premises and cloud-based solutions, or experience transforming legacy IT solutions, and working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • Experience architecting, designing, migrating workloads to the public cloud
  • Depth in various migration techniques such as rehost, refactor, re-architect, re-platform, repurchase, etc
  • Deep expertise in public and private cloud hybrid architecture, networking and connectivity. Fluency with design of deployment, configuration management automation (CI/CD), security automation (SAST/DAST), IT operations automation (AIOps) for different workload’s types
  • Experience with highly scalable, performant and mission critical architectures; cloud migration approaches and tools
  • Avid technologist, with deep expertise in modern cloud architecture and history of successful implementation of complex Azure solution
  • Deep understanding of cloud design patterns, cloud operations and cloud cost models with hands-on ability to implement best practices or suggest improvements
  • Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver on commitments
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Azure certifications are expected

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • The individual career path
  • Social package
  • English classes with certified English teachers
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Flexible work hours

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to positively impacting our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to learn and grow continuously. You will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential. EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 60,000+ EPAMers with inspiring careers. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success, and we value collaboration, try always to understand our customers' business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence

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