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Architect

Microsoft

Microsoft

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.

Microsoft Services India Global Delivery delivers end-to-end solutions by enabling accelerated adoption and productive use of Microsoft technologies. We are looking for exceptional architects who have passion to lead large complex innovative programs for customers.

Architect is a critical role in the solution implementation lifecycle cutting across all phases. Architects are technical leaders with a strong understanding of technology and the ability to apply it to drive business outcomes. Architects lead solution architecture, help with technical design, and provide technical governance throughout the lifecycle of Azure Cloud based solutions. Architects have a passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.

Responsibilities

    • Lead client engagements from definition through delivery to ensure technical transformation success for our customers.
    • Collaborate with enterprise customers to scope and define requirements, architect and design solutions, develop, and deliver transformational, customized industry solutions and services.
    • Ensure all solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, repeatability, appropriate reusability, and reliability upon deployment
    • Develop deep relationships with key customer decision makers (both Business and IT) who drive long-term innovation and transformation to our customers product roadmap.
    • Be a Voice of Customer to share insights and best practices, connect with Engineering team to remove key blockers and drive product improvements.
    • Proactively identify opportunities for integrating modern architecture patterns and emerging technical solutions into the current design
    • Evaluate, identify, mitigate and eliminate risk, provide guidance, and propose immediate solutions
    • Comfortable and effective communicator with all stakeholders, including senior customer executives, Enterprise Architects, Developers, Data Scientists, and IT Management
    • Lead deep technical architecture discussions and development of POCs
    • Work with multiple customers to create Proof of concepts (POCs) / Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) etc. and guide customers to production deployment and operationalization.
    • Apply technical knowledge and expertise to architect and design solutions that meet business and IT needs, create solution roadmaps, drive POCs and MVPs, and ensure long term technical viability of new deployments, infusing key technologies where appropriate
    • Collaborate with other Architects and technology stakeholders to develop complex end-to-end Enterprise grade solutions.
    • Create exceptional cross-team collaboration and communication. Partner with all required Microsoft stakeholders and partners to drive role clarity, account coverage, project assignment and effective cross-team collaboration
    • Ensure delivery of high-quality production deployments that are resilient and successful
    • Coach and enable your team members to accelerate innovation programs to production, including guidance on architectural design, technical recommendations, blocker escalations, and technical resource orchestration.
Technology Areas

Application Development

  • Extensive experienced in implementing, operating, customizing, tuning and troubleshooting Cloud solutions.
  • Designing scalable solutions on cloud platforms with focus on performance and resiliency, utilizing microservices architectures
  • Engineering distributed applications within architectural scenarios such as Web and IoT
  • Application design patterns, and anti-patterns, such as MVC, CQRS and/or SAGA
  • Interacting with and querying databases and/or NoSQL datastores
  • Application monitoring and end to end telemetry
  • Containers for packaging application deployment units and interacting with container-orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes, Service Fabric, Cloud Foundry
  • Defining CI/CD pipelines to automate test and release across different application environments using concepts such as Blue/Green and Canary deployments and related technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure for DevOps, Chef, Puppet)
  • Source code management using Git or other source control technologies such as TFS
  • Open source technologies and frameworks

Microservices

  • Comprehensive expertise in microservices, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Proficient with Kubernetes ecosystem such as DAPR, ISTIO, HELM, Linkerd.
  • Software architecture, data structures, modern design patterns, and network protocols
  • Source control experience including branching, merging and rebasing
  • Running microservices and container-based workloads in production.

Core Infrastructure & Security

  • Modelling cloud infrastructure based on application scale and capacity needs, providing data-driven recommendations to optimize application architecture and performance
  • Use of architectural patterns and anti-patterns for resiliency and geo-availability
  • Management, monitoring and operations at-scale, preferably in a cloud environment
  • Security and governance with a strong proficiency in defining and modelling security baselines
  • Infrastructure-as-Code to build, test and deploy infrastructure for application environments
  • Open source technologies and frameworks
  • Strong working knowledge of security controls such as encryption, AuthN/AuthZ
  • Zero Trust Framework principles
  • Experience supporting large and complex geographically distributed enterprise environments with 10000+ users
  • OS Internals concepts, load balancing, geo-redundancy, CDN and VPN technologies.

Data and Analytics

  • Proficient with one or more Cloud Databases such as Azure SQL, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB
  • Azure Cosmos DB, database scalability and availability
  • Data Governance, logging and lineage

Other

  • Embody our culture and values

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 8+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or technology domain (e.g., Security)
  • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 6+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or technology domain (e.g., Security)
  • OR equivalent experience.

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 12+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or technology domain
  • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 8+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or technology domain
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years technical sales experience.
  • 6+ years project management experience.
  • Technical or Professional Certification in Domain

Other Qualifications

  • Inclusive and collaborative – driving teamwork and cross-team alignment.
  • Strong partner relationship management and solution development skills.
  • Conversant knowledge of competing platforms and solutions.
  • Proven track record of building deep relationships with CXOs
  • Strong executive presence including communication and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort to large and small technical audiences.
  • Problem solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, conflict resolution, and follow through with partners.
  • Orchestration of application development lifecycle.
  • Experience in vertical industries, proven by projects/solutions implemented with substantial business processes covering Financial and Insurance, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Retail, or other business to consumer industry scenarios.
  • Demonstrable architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of complex application architectures
  • Candidates must also demonstrate ability to adapt to new technologies, learn quickly, and understand relevant cloud trends is required.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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