Cloud Architect

US-OH-Mason
Job ID
2017-1392
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

 

ILW is a motivated, fast-growing Solution Enablement Company. We provide expert level consulting, design, and development services that deliver results for our clients. We look for the best of the best, those who are attracted to a challenging and rewarding career experience, not just a job. Our ideal candidate exhibits passion, patience and perseverance with an entrepreneurial mindset. We have recruited and retained some of the best technical and professional talent in the industry.

 

Summary:
Illumination Works is looking for a Cloud Architect to join our team! A Cloud Architect drives high priority customer initiatives on Azure in collaboration with customers and the Microsoft field.  The Cloud Architect is a technical, customer facing role that is accountable for the end-to-end customer cloud deployment experience. Cloud Architects own the Azure technical customer engagement including: architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and/or Proofs of Concepts. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture and application design discussions with senior customer executives to drive cloud deployment.  

  • Drive the deployment of the customers' workloads into Azure and increase their consumption of the platform by providing deployment guidance, supporting development of the customers' cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to overcome blockers.  
  • Lead deployment of projects, creation of collateral, and training of sellers and partners in your area of specialization Keep up to date with market trends and competitive insights.
  • Coach other technical sellers to become certified in required Azure technical certifications

 

Do you have what it takes?

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources
  • 5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in "migrating" on premise workloads to the cloud
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
  • Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position within a software and/or services company
  • Knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Experience with HDInsight, Azure Data Lake, Iot Cloud Solutions, HoloLens Development, Service Fabric/Docker Container
  • Special consideration for candidates with any of the following certifications:
    • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert(MCSE)

 

Why Choose Us?

As a company, we invest in our employees in all aspects of your life. We understand that the health of yourself and families are very important; along with your time here at ILW. Listed below you will find some of the top benefits and perks if you choose to be a part of our team.

  • Market Competitive Salary    
  • Generous PTO Package
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Plans
  • 401K
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Fun & Engaging Culture
  • Ongoing training, education and industry partnerships that allow you to be up to speed on the latest technologies and processes.

 

Illumination Works, LLC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

 

If you are interested in joining our team and being part of an outstanding group of IT professionals providing innovative solutions to a wide variety of clients, and feel you meet the prior requirements, please contact us!

 

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