• Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 17th Jun, 2019
  • Reference: 17062019CR_1560790905
Azure Application Architect

Locations: Dallas, TX or Chicago, IL (remote - up to 25% travel)

Technology focus: Azure

Job type: Permanent

One of my best clients, a MS Gold Partner, as well as one of the most exciting and emerging Azure Partners, are searching for an Azure Application Architect to work on their increasing pipeline of architectural projects. They specialise in Azure migration, cloud-scale custom application development, Internet of things (IoT), analytics, and DevOps achieved through Azure-enabled infrastructure automation. They are headquartered in Chicago but also have an office in Dallas and are looking for candidates located there or nearby to then work remotely, having recently won a large enterprise project.

What you'll be doing:

You will own technical envisioning, design, project scope and working with the project team to deploy Azure-based solutions that meet our client's needs.

* Work with the sales team to support sales efforts by setting the cloud vision, providing thought leadership and strategy to our clients.
* Serve as the technical lead and subject matter expert on projects and workshops, overseeing the work of other consultants.
* Assist in architecture and implementing solutions in Microsoft Azure that meet the client's needs for security, scalability, reliability and performance.
* Translate requirements into a technical design leveraging existing tools, services and frameworks.
* Drive design and deployment of the client's workloads into Azure by providing architectural guidance (including, design, implementation and deployment), supporting development of the client's cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to overcome blockers.
* Keep abreast of emerging technology trends and their impact on cloud solutions.

Qualifications & Experience:

* 5-10 years of experience in application development.
* 5 years of application architecture and leading development teams.
* Experience working in a consulting environment.
* Experience working in a major cloud platform, Azure, AWS, or GCP. Azure Preferred.
* Understanding of the Agile process and DevOps.
* Interest in or experience in Mobile, IoT, Blockchain applications.
* Coding skills in one or more of the following: .NET Framework, Java, Javascript, Angular, React, dynamic scripting languages such as Python, R, Scala.
* A software development background in the likes of .NET/C#
* BSc. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

What's in it for you:

* Competitive Salary and benefits package
* Medical, Dental, Vision
* 401k
* Large focus on career progression

If you are interested, or know anyone in your network who might be, I look forward to hearing from you. I can be contacted at c.robson@frgconsulting.com or alternatively on +1 347-270-8872

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