Architect

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:United States
Job Type:Full Time

What Joining the Microsoft Team Means

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.

Microsoft Consulting Services helps Microsoft customers around the world get the best outcomes from their investments in the latest Microsoft cloud technologies. We focus on empowering customers on their digital journey, from envisioning new possibilities to delivering solutions that result in targeted business outcomes and a great customer experience.

A Domain Solution Architect within a Global Domain organization of Microsoft Consulting Services and is responsible for delivering high quality architectural solutions and business outcomes based on the Microsoft Platform. Demonstrating deep knowledge of the Domain Solutions and Offerings across the entire life-cycle, together with a critical focus on opportunity management and technical governance, the Domain Solution Architect drives transformational results and realizes business strategy for both customers and Microsoft Consulting Services.

Responsibilities

The Impact You’ll Be Making

The focus of the Domain Solution Architect role is to Make the Market and drive Digital Transformation and Modernization Solutions with a deeper focus on the Technology and Service Offerings that are specific to each of the Microsoft Consulting Services Domains.

You will engage over the entire lifecycle of large and complex projects from early pre-sales through delivery oversight to ensure architectural and technical success for our customers. You will lead and motivate technical communities and provide quality assurance for solutions developed by others. You will present to executive audiences, help customer account teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities, and drive add-on business within existing projects.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Drive & Accelerate production-level Cloud Solutions in line with Customer and Microsoft strategy.
  • Make the Market with innovative Digital Transformation and Modernization projects.
  • Drive a positive Customer Experience by providing high quality delivery on strategic, complex deals.
  • Deliver Business and Operational Excellence.
  • In all that you do, demonstrate Technical Leadership: Create Clarity, Generate Energy and Deliver Success

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years with a Technical background and technology-related experience
  • 5+ years of experience architecture experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical background, with 8-10+ years of technology-related experience

  • Proven success and expertise in architecting innovative solutions primarily in a client-facing role, experience designing and implementing cloud technologies in large scale enterprises

Technical and architectural knowledge of Azure Cloud and AI technologies, including some of the following:

  • Solid knowledge of Cyber- and Information Security concepts
  • Designing and implementing secure private, public and/or hybrid cloud architecture
  • Designing, implementing, and securing resources including Azure Active Directory, Azure App Service Apps and Virtual Networks
  • Designing security solutions following Microsoft Best practices (Tiering Model, Defense in depth)
  • Creating, managing and securing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) virtual machines
  • Designing and implementing Active Directory and Azure Active Directory Identity solutions
  • Integrating on-premises Active Directory with Azure AD
  • Envision and deploy modern identity solutions such as Azure AD MFA, Azure AD Conditional Access, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management, Azure AD B2B and Azure AD Application Proxy
  • Knowledge of or an interest in one or more of the following: Azure PowerShell, CLI, Visual Studio, Python, Ruby or Terraform
  • Ideally, you will have experience in multiple sectors and industries
  • Ability to design, create, and deliver to solution frameworks
  • Experience giving presentations to executive audiences and linking technical solutions to business outcomes
  • Track record of delivering quality solutions as a technical leader
  • Ability to execute recognized Software Architecture methods, processes, and tools
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) relevant to Information Technology, Computer Science/Engineering

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