Architect - Azure/Applications/Data & AI/Security Infra

Architect - Azure/Applications/Data & AI/Security Infra

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Job Description

Job Description :
Are you looking to join a team where you help customers use the latest technology, where you receive cutting edge training and where you’re empowered to make a difference
We need enthusiastic people like you to provide technical direction to our customers to help them realise their full potential. We need you to help them ensure their IT projects are well designed and their environments are optimised and healthy.
We are Microsoft Consulting Services, and we are passionate about delivering Microsoft’s mission:
to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
The team you would be joining is the Azure Cloud and AI team and we believe in the power of personal growth and development. Our team is dedicated to supporting our customers and their ongoing journey to Azure including modernizing and optimizing their existing IT investments. We help our customers explore how they can leverage their infrastructure more effectively and secure their operations whilst tapping into the power of their data, applications and everything their IT estate can offer. We succeed as a team by sharing our knowledge and experience. Don’t worry about what you don’t know; come and show us what you do know, and we will teach you the rest. We want to invest in you, your training and development.
We provide technical direction to our customers who are deploying, maintaining or innovating solutions using the latest technology. We enable our customers to have the skills to deploy, support and maintain their environment in line with Microsoft best practices.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to combine their technical passion, creativity and customer focus to deliver great solutions to their customers and ensure they get the best out of our technologies and solutions.
  • Ability to quickly build relationships and credibility with customers
  • An understanding of pre-sales activities and processes including the development of customer proposals
  • A passion for learning about and experimenting with new technologies
  • Confidence in creating and delivering technical presentations, technical specifications and digrams
  • Ability to build trust to drive change with customers
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills

We would also expect you to be able to pass one of the following Certifications in the first 12 months of employment with us, if you do not already hold them:
  • AZ-303/304: Azure Solution Architect Expert
  • AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate
  • AZ-400: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

We are looking for a number of architects to join the team who will focus on one or more of the following technical skill sets. You may already have these skills, or you might be interested in learning about them.
  • Designing and implementing private, public and/or hybrid cloud solutions
  • Designing, implementing, and securing resources including Azure Active Directory, Azure App Service Apps and Virtual Networks
  • Designing networking and security solutions
  • Creating and managing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) virtual machines
  • Designing and implementing Azure Stack capabilities
  • Knowledge of or an interest in one or more of the following: Azure PowerShell, CLI, Visual Studio, Python, Ruby or Terraform

  • Designing and implementing Active Directory and Azure Active Directory
  • Integrating on-premises Active Directory with Azure Active Directory
  • 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

  • Securing Microsoft Client/Server Operating Systems including related services such as Certificate Authority, authentication/authorization mechanisms, encryption and health attestation
  • Microsoft security recommendations such as Securing Privileged Access and Credential Theft Mitigations
  • Azure Security Services including Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Azure Information Protection, Azure Security Center and Azure Log Analytics
  • Knowledge of or an interest in common attack vectors and tools such as Pass the Hash, Golden Ticket and ransomware

  • Cloud application development solutions (e.g. PaaS, Serverless, API Management)
  • Continuous integration technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure for DevOps, Chef, Puppet)
  • Web application server technologies, cloud application design, software architecture and practices; (design/development/deployment, Agile, SCRUM, ALM)
  • One or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Node.js, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive
  • Experience using integrated development environments (e.g. Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, XCode, WebSphere) targeting Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, public clouds (i.e. Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API Management, Serverless technologies, Container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc.), API management, Microservices frameworks etc.
  • Artificial Intelligence including BOT framework, Cognitive Services

Data & AI:
  • SQL including OSS (postgre, MySQL etc), Azure SQL
  • NoSQL Databases including OSS (Maria, Mongo etc), Cosmos DB
  • Big Data including SQL DW, Snowflake, Big Query, Redshift
  • Advanced Analytics including Azure Data Bricks, visualization tools as PowerBI, Tableau
  • Data Governance
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning including Azure ML, ML Server

what we offer
  • microsoft offers a flexible working environment to enable you to better balance your work and life
  • microsoft prides itself on the parental and family related leave we offer to help when you need to be with your family
  • microsoft provides a vast range of training and learning experiences for their employees from online self paced training, through to face to face conference style learning. we want to invest in your learning, so bring your passion and we will help you find the right path.

About Microsoft

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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