Basic Qualifications for Consideration
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, or related field.
Experience in leading large scale cloud migration program.
Experience with migrating applications to Azure public cloud, and refactoring or architecting applications for optimal cloud benefits.
Proven knowledge in architecting the deployment of Microsoft's Azure platforms and services.
Deep understanding of cloud architecture, design patterns, cloud operations, and cloud cost models with hands on ability to implement best practices or suggest improvements.
Expert knowledge of infrastructure solutions, especially in relation to cloud programs, platform migration, system security, enterprise directories and cloud technologies.
Integration experience of Azure resources with Logging and Monitoring Solutions like Azure Monitor, Splunk and AppDynamics.
Well versed with Azure Networking Express Routes, Hub-Spoke Architecture patterns, Route Tables, DNS Forwarders etc.
Good understanding of Azure Policy Management, Azure Monitor, RBAC, VM Scale Sets, Azure Backup and Recovery Services.
Integration experience with Azure Resources and Onprem Resources like Active Directory, IBM Mainframes, IBM Data power, SQL Server, Oracle Exadata, NAS File Storage, Autosys, Sterling File Gateway.
Understanding of containerized application development using Kubernetes, Micro services, Server less, and/or client server systems.
Expert knowledge on IaC automation platforms, e.g., Terraform, Ansible, ARM or similar.
Strong experience with cloud solution design patterns (microservices, messaging, distributed caching, containers)
Experience in IaaS/PaaS workloads for automation, provisioning, and configuration management
Design experience for HA of VMs and platforms within and across regions.
Experience with .Net-based frameworks and solutions.
Experience with SQL and NoSQL database platforms and solutions.
Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, combined with the ability to present ideas clearly and compellingly.
Experience with Azure Cloud security and Monitoring (IaaS and PaaS)
Fundamental knowledge of Hybrid Cloud connectivity (Express Routes), Peering, network architecture, VNETs, routing, NSGs.
Experience with Azure cloud migration tools and processes (Azure Migrate etc.)
Microsoft certification such as Cloud Solution Architect is a plus.