Applied Cloud Systems (ACS) is the fastest growing Microsoft Azure partner in Pittsburgh focused on helping our customers maximize their investments with the Microsoft Cloud. In a Senior Cloud Architect, Pre-Sales role the successful candidate will have experience in customer-facing consulting, leading teams in cloud solutions development and delivery. This individual is expected to possess deep Azure cloud solution engineering skills as well as architecture expertise and excellent Azure best practices expertise.
Notes from Management:
Required Experience and Skills
Possess a deep understanding of cloud technologies, trends, and business drivers
10+ years overall industry experience
5+ years of experience with Cloud solutions, platforms, and technologies
Developer background with a minimum of 5 years programming experience with object-oriented languages
5+ years of experience with demonstrated Cloud architecture projects and deployments
Experience building and configuring:
Azure Virtual Networks
Azure Network Security Groups
Azure Backup and Site Recovery
Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Active Directory
Scripting experience using one or more of the following: Batch, WMI, VBScript, or Powershell.
Ability to produce high-quality operational documentation, including Visio diagrams, high-level descriptions of the environment, as well as detailed instructions outlining the steps required to repeat the build-out and configuration of cloud environments.
Ability to lead and be deeply involved in the hands-on delivery of Azure projects
Ability to provide thought leadership in the forms of customers presentations, public speaking at Microsoft and User Group Events, as well as content writing for blogs, articles, and case studies.
Authorized to work in the U.S. without Visa sponsorship
Would-like-to-have skills and experience:
Microsoft certifications, such as MCSA, MCSE, MCSD – highly desired
Experience with firewall technologies such as Palo Alto or Barracuda
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Degree – Bachelor’s or Master’s (not required)
Additional Salary Information: Our employee benefits and philosophy are in the 21st century. You will receive:
Short and Long Term Disability
Unlimited PTO or no such thing as PTO – you decide when and how much time you need off
Flexible work arrangements
About Applied Cloud Systems
At Applied Cloud Systems, we are committed to helping our customers embrace the vast capabilities the cloud has to offer. Areas such as infrastructure, development, software applications, business intelligence and platform solutions are all within our wheelhouse. By properly leveraging these cloud offerings, we can help your business lower costs while simultaneously driving innovation and business value.
Our primary goal is to help you maximize your technology investments by bringing our years of IT and Business experience coupled with the latest technology. Whether you are looking to optimize your current tools or are looking to implement a new solution, Applied Cloud Systems can help.