Azure Solution Architect

Category: Software Development/ Engineering
Main location: , Various
Position ID: J0822-1088
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for a strong Microsoft Azure Data Platform Architect to help design and build a large-scale cloud-based data warehouse. If you have a deep understanding of the Azure platform and building big data systems in an Azure cloud environment, this is the role for you. If you are considered an Azure guru and want to prove it, come join our team for exciting projects and opportunities.

Configure and manage customer Azure cloud environment. Strong understanding of features and capabilities of the Microsoft Cloud Platform (Security, Firewalls, Redis Cache, Key Vault, Service Bus, ASR, Networking, OMS, Blob Storage, Resource Groups, NSG, Application Insights, SQL Server, Sql DB, Load-Balancers). Provide second level support for issues related to compute, network and storage on Azure.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Apply architectural experience to make trade-offs at different layers of the architecture by keeping end customer scenarios business goals, cost and complexity in mind
• Be familiar with Cloud, C#/HTML5/JS/.NET at a minimum, architectural design patterns, and the agile method(s)

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 5+ years of experience in Cloud Solution Architecting.
• 5+ years of consulting experience designing and delivering Azure infrastructure strong understanding of network protocols/services and network infrastructures
• 6-8 years of consulting experience designing and delivering Microsoft infrastructure Strong understanding of network protocols/services and network infrastructures
• Have the skill set to design & solution new implementations in Azure, starting from Management Group/Resource group creation till enabling RBAC for each workload.
• Experience and understanding of security requirements for cloud like IAM, Web Application Firewalls, Data protection
• Experience in building CI/CD methodology in Azure using technologies like VS online, Jenkins, TFS
• Experience in doing Azure Automation. Efficient enough in preparing reusable ARM templates/Blue Prints for next environment migration.
• Have the skill set to implement policies, error handling, logging, auditing & good knowledge on each and every configuration for the workloads.
• Operations –take practice business plans and create technical roadmaps and strategies for implementation and operations, drive updates to our Operations Framework and establish cross-technology designs and plans
• Good knowledge on implementing Azure Monitoring & Application Insights wherever necessary.
• Participate in assessing current infrastructure environment
• Strong understanding of Azure pricing model for the Azure offerings.
• Proficient with data migrations utilizing Python, Powershell & Microsoft Solutions
• Understanding about the challenges and considerations to be catered for while migrating applications from on-premise to Azure.
• Work with clients to ensure smooth and successful implementation, delivery and deployment of complex solutions
• Good communication and presentation skills.

• Experience with common software engineering tools (e.g., Git, JIRA, Confluence, or similar)
• Experience with common software engineering tools (e.g., Git, JIRA, Confluence, or similar)
• Dynamic team player.

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $130,000-$150,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorados Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals members to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGIs benefits include:
Competitive base salaries
Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more



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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.