Sr. Azure Cloud Architect and SME

Job Overview
Our client in Farmington area of CT has an excellent year-long contracting opportunity for a Sr. Azure Cloud Architect and SME!


  • Design & deploy highly available performance optimized environment in Azure Cloud.
  • Efficiently manage and operate highly available Azure environment.
  • Implement and control the follow of data to and from AWS/Azure from customer on-prem environments as well as Private Cloud networks.
  • Estimate Azure usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms, including resource optimization and right sizing of the environment.
  • Manage complete governance for the Azure cloud environment.
  • Verify security, audit, and compliance requirements are met.
  • Make technical recommendations and influence business decisions.
  • Use Automation first approach for all the functional activities.
  • Prior strong Azure experience and certifications are a must.
  • Must be able to take the reins and go.



  • Ability to design and deliver solutions that factor in system performance, usability, quality, cross-system interdependencies, scalability while accounting for development and maintenance costs.
  • Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS/Azure.
  • Strong communication skills (written / verbal) with varied audiences
  • Good understanding and demonstrable knowledge of implementing automation tools in environment.
  • Successfully implement cloud migration projects.
  • Candidate exhibits experience in resource rightsizing and cost optimizations.
  • Understanding Azure calculator and costs associated with working in the cloud (compute, storage, network).
  • Ability to build runbooks to spin down and up environments.
  • Automation (DevOps) of spinning new environments up based off workloads and off-peak hours.
  • Manage migrations from on-prem to the cloud using Azure site recovery migrations.
  • Basic Security framework and regulatory compliance in Azure.
  • Understand and experience with Office 365 integrations.
  • Understand and experience Hybrid Domains with on-prem Active directory.
  • Understanding and experience with Microsoft Azure Logic Apps a plus.
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