Country:

Japan

Cities:

Tokyo

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure

Job Description

Azure Platform Cloud Architect

As a Cloud Engineer or Architect, your focus is on defining and/or delivering modern infrastructure architectures for public and hybrid cloud solutions based on the Microsoft Azure cloud and the broader Microsoft technology stack.

Day-to-day, your responsibilities include planning and design of the desired relationships and operating models across our client’s software, hardware, networks, people and operations, to effectively operate in a Cloud oriented environment. Additionally, you apply your expertise in technical and consulting knowledge to advise clients on proper governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Cloud transformation and migration solutions, infrastructure solutions, cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration
  • Consulting focused on infrastructure modernization and migration to Azure (IaaS/Paas).
  • Infrastructure migration or data center migration
  • Cloud automation
  • Cloud Security
  • Application modernization and containers
  • Operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back
  • Ability to work in teams and individually when needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with global teams on projects
  • Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form
  • Advanced skills and experience in application lifecycle management, agile development methods and software planning
  • Effective at recruiting talented people, managing and influencing virtual teams, and developing leaders
  • Strategic thinker about business issues across product areas and industries
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively
  • Monitor, mentor, and lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and implement coordination

About You:

  • You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.
  • 7+ years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in a software/product development capacity</div>
  • 5+ years of experience working with global teams

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