Senior Azure Architect
Company Overview: Saxon AI is a leading company committed to empowering businesses with cutting-edge cloud solutions. As a trusted provider of innovative technology services, we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Azure Architect to join our dynamic team. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead and shape the architecture of our clients’ cloud solutions, driving digital transformation and delivering impactful outcomes.
Position: Senior Azure Architect
Location: [Hyderabad, Telangana] (or remote)
Experience: 7+ yrs
Job Summary: As a Senior Azure Architect, you will be responsible for leading the design, development, and implementation of sophisticated cloud solutions based on Microsoft Azure. You will collaborate closely with clients, project teams, and stakeholders to understand business needs and translate them into scalable, secure, and efficient cloud architectures. As an expert in Azure services and best practices, you will guide our clients through their cloud transformation journey, ensuring they leverage the full potential of Azure to achieve their strategic objectives.
- Lead the architecture and design of complex cloud solutions, leveraging Microsoft Azure services and ensuring alignment with industry best practices and security standards.
- Collaborate with clients to understand their business requirements, technical challenges, and long-term objectives, proposing effective cloud strategies to meet their needs.
- Develop high-level solution blueprints, architecture diagrams, and technical specifications, guiding the implementation teams throughout the project lifecycle.
- Provide thought leadership and technical expertise in Microsoft Azure, staying up-to-date with the latest advancements and recommending innovative solutions for our clients.
- Assess existing IT environments, applications, and infrastructure to identify opportunities for cloud adoption and migration to Azure.
- Lead and participate in the implementation and migration of cloud solutions, providing technical guidance to development teams and ensuring successful execution.
- Perform cost optimization assessments and recommend solutions to optimize cloud spend without compromising performance and security.
- Implement security best practices, data protection mechanisms, and disaster recovery strategies to ensure the resilience of cloud-based systems.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, DevOps engineers, and project managers, to ensure seamless integration of cloud solutions.
- Mentor and train junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.
- Participate in pre-sales activities, contributing to proposal development and presenting cloud solutions to prospective clients.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Advanced degrees or relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert) are preferred.
- Proven experience as an Azure Architect, leading the design and implementation of complex cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform.
- In-depth knowledge of Azure services, including virtual machines, networking, storage, security, and identity management.
- Strong expertise in cloud architecture patterns, microservices, and containerization (e.g., Kubernetes, Docker).
- Demonstrated ability to design scalable, resilient, and secure cloud solutions that align with business goals.
- Experience with cloud migration strategies, including lift-and-shift and cloud-native approaches.
- Solid understanding of DevOps practices and their integration with cloud solutions.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Strong leadership skills, with a collaborative and solution-oriented approach to problem-solving.
- Demonstrated experience in successfully leading and mentoring technical teams.
- A proactive and innovative mindset, with a passion for staying updated with the latest cloud trends and technologies.
Join Our Team: If you are a seasoned Azure Architect looking for an exciting opportunity to lead and shape cloud transformation initiatives, we invite you to join our team at Saxon AI. As a Senior Azure Architect, you will have the chance to work with leading clients, solve complex challenges, and be part of a collaborative and innovative work environment.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the best fit for this role. We look forward to hearing from you!