Azure Solution Architect

  • DXC Technology
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Nov 14, 2018
Full time Solution Architect

Job Description

DXC Concerto is seeking an experienced and hands-on Microsoft Azure Solution Architect to lead customer migrations into Azure.  An Azure Solution Architect will have deep technical skills in Azure, IT Infrastructure, Mission-Critical Applications, and Windows environments that will be used in performing migration and support tasks.  This role will be expected to have seven to ten years of experience in working closely with customers (both technical and non-technical) to plan, develop, stabilize, and troubleshoot Cloud environments as needed, with at least three years experience working within Azure.  In order for the Azure Solution Architect to be successful in their role, the candidate will need to learn DXC Concerto Hybrid Cloud Platform Architecture intimiately, become familiar with the types of applications DXC Concerto hosts within Azure and our private cloud.  Additionally, the right candidate must learn our delivery model to ensure they are adhering to DXC Concerto standards.    

The Azure Solution Architect will have a technical leadership role within the DXC Concerto team.  The candidate must leverage problem-solving skills and previous experiences for planning, installation and configuration of new Azure migrations and supporting existing. This person will also play a key role in the estimating of enterprise Cloud Service opportunities.

An Azure Solution Architect will spend a majority of their time managing, planning, and executing installation-related tasks for client implementations on top of Microsoft’s cloud platform. A portion of time will be spent providing technical assistance and mentoring for technical tasks delegated to Service Desk staff, managing and coordinating environment maintenance and migrations, troubleshooting and resolving technical and performance issues, and working with functional and developer team members to deliver client solutions.  An Azure Solution Architect will also be expected to participate in team building and to develop team and client relationships.  The Azure Solution Architect reports to the title of Director, Technical Operations.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide solution architecture, develop migration and deployment plans, and execute those plans for customers moving their on-premise or competitive cloud solution into Azure. 
  • Setup Azure DevOps Tools and Processes for Mid-Market customers.
  • Ability to install and manage development, test, and production application environments
  • Ability to architect and perform tasks on MS SQL Server Databases
  • Oversee large, complex Azure implementations
  • Manage individual budget and scope of work
  • Transition customer environments from Implementation Phase to Operations team for Service Desk and Engineering teams to manage
  • Design high-performance and highly-available, resilient application environments leveraging Microsoft technologies to meet customers’ and application requirements
  • Advise and assist clients installing and configuring Windows components such as Remote Desktop Services, Active Directory, and Share, Storage, and Print Management.
  • Train and mentor clients and team members in Applications administration, installation, and configuration
  • Install, configure, and tune SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Office, and related applications
  • Manage application environments in accordance with Applications SDLC best practices guidelines
  • Help clients to enforce internal control policies and ensure regulatory compliance by recommending and implementing Applications and Windows security and audit features.
  • Help clients to deliver system availability, manage change, and assure high-quality end-user experience
  • Foster team development and collaboration
  • Strive to attain subject matter expertise

Minimum Requirements – Education, Skill & Abilities:

  • Azure MCSA certification
  • Azure DevOps Tools and Process Implementation experience
  • 3 years minimum experience in deploying and supporting workloads in Azure
  • 4-year degree in Business, Accounting, MIS or equivalent required
  • Proven background and Management of an IT function or department
  • 10+ years technical expertise in planning, installation, configuration, and environment support required
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics ERP & CRM Products, or equivalent Tier 1 ERP, CRM, or Healthcare-realted enterprise-level systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of Applications & Systems architecture required
  • Demonstrated understanding of High Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery concepts and requirements required
  • Experience with virtualization (Hyper-V and/or VMWare) preferred
  • 7+ years experience with MS SQL Server and/or SharePoint installation preferred
  • Prior experience with Active Directory administration and/or desktop support a plus
  • Client project driven consulting/development organization experience preferred
  • Some AWS experience preferred
  • Office Environment
  • Less than 5% travel, could be needed on occasion for customer meetings.