The Cloud Solution Architect team consists of highly capable individuals that drive Microsoft wins on the latest cloud and modern development technologies.
As a Cloud Solutions Architect, your primary responsibilities will be to engage with customers, partners and your account team to understand the business’s needs, and then prove and design customer business solutions that leverage the Microsoft Cloud for Business with a focus on Microsoft Azure.
You will own technical and solution envisioning with customers via Microsoft Teams engagements including demos, custom demos, solution designs, implementation plans and proof of concepts.
Key Responsibilities include :
Understand customers' overall Cloud portfolio, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and scalable cloud solutions leveraging expertise in Cloud infrastructure and Application solutions (Windows and Linux IaaS, SAP, VMWare, BCDR, Security, Management, Storage, Networking, OSS, HPC, containers, Infra as a Code services ,PaaS, DevOps & Advanced Application coding)
Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a migration and modernization roadmap with customers using the Cloud Adoption Framework(CAF).
Architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensure technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, while orchestrating key resources and infusing key Infrastructure technologies Windows and Linux IaaS, Security, Networking, etc.
and Application Development and DevOps technologies App Service, containers, serverless, cloud native, etc.) as appropriate
Collaborate with other Cloud Solution Architects and MS stakeholders in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform.
Ensure all solutions leverage the design and operations guidance according to the Well-Architected framework across all pillars, including performance efficiency, security, operational excellence, reliability, and cost optimization
Run Architectural Design Sessions to build plan for implementing solution governing design in line with customer business goals and their technical environment.
Outcome is consensus on solution design and next steps toward production. Use CAF Landing Zones to rapidly prototype and deliver proof-of-concepts that accelerate production deployment
Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption within their company to enable them to be cloud advocates
Be the Voice of the Customer; Share insights and best practices, and connect with Engineering teams to remove blockers
Troubleshoot technical issues to prove the value of implementation of Azure technologies
Assess the customer knowledge of Azure platform and overall cloud readiness to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensure delivery through partners · Collaborate with others in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform
Maintain technical skills and knowledge of market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community · Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners and external communities.
Build and grow developer communities by driving activities including Open Hacks, Workshops
Meet and exceed team-level monthly, quarterly and annual targets for Azure Consumption Revenue (ACR) and sales pipeline, as well as operational metrics