Sound knowledge of Azure services, including virtual machines, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure SQL Database, Azure Functions, and more
- Solution Assessment: Work closely with clients to understand their specific business challenges and objectives. Assess their needs and recommend Azure services and solutions that align with their goals.
- POC/POV Design: Design and plan POCs and POVs that demonstrate the feasibility and value of adopting new Azure services. Develop clear success criteria and metrics for evaluation
- Documentation: Create comprehensive documentation for POC and POV processes, including architecture diagrams, technical specifications, and results analysis reports.
- Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, data engineers, and business analysts, to ensure the successful execution of POCs and POVs.
- Feedback Loop: Establish a feedback loop with Azure product teams to share insights and provide input on product enhancements and improvements based on real-world usage.
- Azure Services: Stay up-to-date with Azure services, features, and best practices. Leverage your expertise to recommend the appropriate Azure services and components for specific projects.
- Scalability and Performance: Design architectures that can scale horizontally and vertically to accommodate changing workloads. Optimize Azure solutions for performance and cost efficiency.
- Automation: Implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and automation solutions using tools such as Azure Resource Manager templates, Azure DevOps, and PowerShell scripts.
- Monitoring and Optimization: Set up monitoring and alerting systems to proactively identify and address performance and availability issues. Continuously optimize Azure resources to reduce costs.
- Team Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, system administrators, and network engineers, to ensure the successful implementation of Azure solutions.
- Azure certifications such as Azure Solutions Architect Expert or Azure DevOps Engineer Expert are highly desirable.
- Proven experience designing and implementing Azure-based solutions in enterprise environments.
- Sound knowledge of Azure services, including virtual machines, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure SQL Database, Azure Functions, and more.
- Expertise in networking concepts, including Azure Virtual Network, VPN, ExpressRoute, and security groups.
- Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like Azure Resource Manager templates or Terraform.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with clients and cross-functional teams.
- Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.