059112-Delivery Architect Director – Azure Delivery Architect

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Job Title: Azure Delivery Architect

Location:  San Francisco

Travel:    NA

Job Description:  

Managing Enterprise Manager – Azure Infrastructure Architect 

This is a hands-on cloud engineering role, with a focus on migrating client’s workloads to the cloud, reporting to the Cloud Projects and Consulting Director for the Infrastructure Services Global Cloud Practice. The purpose of the role is to focus on delivering infrastructure migrations to public cloud for large, global clients. This role includes ownership of technical, commercial, and service elements related to cloud migration project engagements along with building IaaS/PaaS infrastructure landing zones.

The successfully hired candidate will ensure high customer satisfaction delivering migrations of client’s environments to public cloud. The candidate would ensure a highly satisfied customer experience and drive to reduce labor input, costs, implementation time, and time to benefit. The candidate will help increase profit margins and enhance consistent delivery and operational efficiency. The candidate must expect to work in parallel across multiple deals and look to assist in the industrialization of the process to support the rapid timescales opportunities demand. The successful candidate must have a fully flexible approach to working hours and working away from home during the week; willing to work nationally, with the potential to work internationally if desired.

Key Role & Responsibility:
The Cloud Solution Architect/Engineer specializing in migrations is a cloud role in the project delivery cycle with hands on experience migrating customers to the cloud. This role will work closely with clients, partners, and other business units to ensure consulting engagements are successful. He/she must be fully flexible and mobile across the US and possibly EMEA for extended periods and potentially across the Capgemini Group


•Demonstrated experience in cloud infrastructure project deals for hands on migration to public clouds such as Azure.
•Strong background in Linux/Unix and/or Windows administration
•Ability to use wide variety of open-source technologies.
•Experience in automation/configuration management using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Saltstack, Bosh, Terraform or an equivalent.
•Experience with source code management tools such as GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket or equivalent
•Experience with SQL and NoSQL DBs such as SQL, MySQL, Amazon DynamoDB.
•Solid understanding of networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and routing in distributed networks
•A working understanding of code and script such as: PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby.
•A working understanding with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or equivalent
•A working understanding of scheduling and orchestration with tools such as: kubernetes, Mesos swarm or equivalent.
•Extensive knowledge about AIPs designing RESTful services and integrated with other providers.
•Have a fully flexible approach to working hours and working away from home during the week; willing to work nationally, with the potential to work internationally if desired.

Essential skills, knowledge & experience:

•The ability to understand and communicate the following at an executive level both internally and externally:
•Experience with cloud migration technologies such Azure Migrate, Plate Spin, CloudEndure.
•AWS or Azure trained / certified architect – e.g., Amazon Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or Professional Level
•Understanding of hybrid cloud solutions and experience of integrating public cloud into tradition hosting/delivery models
•Strong understanding of cloud migration techniques and workflows (on premise to Cloud Platforms)
•Configuration, migration, and deployment experience in three or more of the following:
o Azure Technologies
o Deployed applications with Web UI front ends
o Deployed application with RESTful/SOAP services interfaces
o Experience building private AMI’s on VPC’s
o LAMP Stack and Linux experience
o High Availability and Disaster recovery implementations
•Experience architecting and deploying multi-tiered applications.
•Experience in architecting security architectures across infrastructure and applications
•Experience building and deploying multi-tier, scalable, and highly available applications using Java, Microsoft, and Database technologies
•Experience in performance tuning, including the following: (load balancing, web servers, content delivery Networks, Caching (Content and API))
•Experience as principal technical lead on at least one major project
•Good understanding of application architectures
•Experience in designing and architecting applications using latest as well as legacy Microsoft technology stack including ASP.NET, ASP.NET Web API, Classic ASP, VB6, Microsoft SQL Server.
•Experience in large scale data center migration

Desirable skills, knowledge & experience:

•Architectural certification (e.g. TOGAF)
•Experience of implementing architectural governance and proactively managing issues and risks throughout the delivery life cycle.
•Good familiarity with the disciplines of enterprise software development such as configuration & release management, source code & version controls, and operational considerations such as monitoring and instrumentation
•Experience of consulting or service provider roles (internal, or external);
•Strong knowledge on software development methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kan Ban etc. Broad understanding of enterprise project life cycle
•A good degree-level education is highly desirable
•Team lead and program or project management experience
•Experience using database technologies like Oracle, MySQL i and understanding of NoSQL, MongoDB is preferred.
•Experience automation experience with either Chef or Puppet
•Experience in designing or implementing data warehouse solutions is highly preferred.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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Posted on:

November 11, 2021

Experience level:


Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:


Business units:

CIS-L1 (us-en)