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Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions Architect

Bangalore, India

Full time


About the Role

SKAN is looking for a highly motivated and passionate Cloud Solution Architect to drive high priority initiatives on Microsoft Azure platform. In this role, you will be responsible for understanding challenges related to application modernization and provide cloud native architecture and design solutions that are secure, reliable, scalable, elastic and highly available


  • Enable Azure cloud journey, gather requirements, analyse TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality

  • Assess the customer cloud maturity, review existing Azure cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements

  • Create a unified strategy for Azure cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations

  • Design Azure architecture to enable cloud migration programs, analyse existing application and IT services portfolios, develop assets’ migration, transformation and automation approach, craft implementation roadmaps

  • Design, prototype and deliver Azure cloud native solutions, leverage Azure platform rich services offering

  • Design, prototype and deliver cloud agnostic microservices architecture leveraging Kubernetes, Pivotal and other PaaS platforms

  • Day-to-day lead the customer through the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud and DevOps transformation

  • Serve as an Azure evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on Azure design, governance, performance, scalability, security, operations and cost control best practices

  • Create thought leadership on Azure solutions and hybrid clouds

  • Collaborating with Engineering, Architecture , Data and Devops teams

  • Participate in fast-paced DevOps and System Engineering teams within Scrum Agile processes


  • Recent 5 years working with Azure cloud solutions.

  • Avid technologist, with deep expertise in Azure Cloud and/or other public/private/hybrid cloud architecture domains

  • History of successful implementation of complex Azure or hybrid cloud architecture solutions

  • Expert knowledge in private, public and hybrid cloud architecture, networking, workload types, migration patterns and tools

  • Hands-on experience with various enterprise applications and IT services, as well as software development, compliance and security, and IT operations disciplines

  • Hands-on experience in designing and configuring secure and scalable Cloud platforms on Microsoft Azure, including account structure, security and compliance audit, connectivity, shared services etc

  • Deep understanding of cloud design patterns, cloud operations and cloud cost models with hands-on ability to implement best practices or suggest improvements

  • Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver commitments

  • Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language to customer success and Product management and customers.

  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Architecting, implementation, and Maintenance knowledge of Azure PaaS components Databricks, Data factory, Synapse, PySpark, AI\ML, advance analytics, and Kubernetes Service

  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix, and document problems, and implement preventive measures

  • Prior working experience in Product companies

  • Azure certifications Foundation-AZ900, DevOps-AZ400, DataEnginering-DP203

  • Must have Azure Solutions Expert AZ-304

Others good to have:

  • Strong Expertise in Securoity/Networking/Firewall design for high performance workloads

  • Have experience working with PaloAlto, Fortinet, Juniper, Cisco etc vendors

  • Knowledge of CI /CD Systems, such as Azure DevOps server and Azure DevOps services

  • Experience in Cloud automation using, Azure CLI, ARM & Terraform to enable Infrastructure as a Code, AWS CLI, Cloud formation, Ansible, etc.

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Argo, Flux

  • Experience building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems

  • Experience with configuration management tools

  • Knowledge of Azure services , design and recommend what fits for the scenario.

  • Software Security and Compliance expertise (Twistlock, Blackduck, coverity)

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