• Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Date Posted: 10th Jun, 2019
  • Reference: SG06102019NFI_1560194503
Azure Architect-Azure-Chicago, IL-Contract Position

Job Description:

We are looking for an Azure Architect with practical, hands-on knowledge of the Azure cloud platform. You should be driven to provide quality solutions to challenging problems. You will work closely with client stakeholders and an award-winning team of engineers, architects and thought leaders to design, build and implement next-generation solutions within the Azure cloud platform on a contract basis with a negotiable hourly rate.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* You will accelerate Azure consumption in next-gen high potential customer accounts by providing deep technical expertise and support for Datacenter Transformation, Custom Applications, Data Estate Transformation (ML and AI), and Security/Compliance/Privacy.
* You will lead deployment of projects, the creation of collateral, and training of sellers and partners in your area of specialization.
* You will coach other technical sellers to become certified in required Azure technical certifications.
* Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accounts is preferred
* Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, conflict resolution, and follow through with partners.
* Extensive experience of working with virtual teams across functions and geographies is preferred
* You will work with cutting edge technology that is being implemented more now than ever


* 2+ years of experience in "migrating" on-premise workloads to the cloud is preferred
* 10+ years of related experience in technology solutions/practice development, Cloud / Infrastructure technologies is preferred
* Willingness to travel between 30% - 50%
* Two or more years hands-on experience designing and deploying enterprise cloud architecture on Microsoft Azure is required

For all inquiries in regards to this position, feel free to call (718) 412-1213, this is a direct line to my desk!

Nigel Frank International is the Global Leader in Microsoft Azure recruitment. We've established an exceptional reputation for delivering the top professionals to our clients. By focusing solely on the niche IT field, our consultants are genuine experts, meaning they not only fully understand the market, but have built solid relationships with the widest range of vendors, customers and specialists looking to progress their career. Work with us and you'll get the personalized experience you deserve - one you'll simply not find at any other recruitment agency. At Nigel Frank, we find great people great jobs in Azure Big Data. I understand the need for discretion and would welcome the opportunity to speak to any Big Data and cloud analytics candidates that are considering a new career or job either now or in the future. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance. For more information on available Azure Big Data Jobs as well as the cloud market contact me or see www.nigelfrank.com for more information.