Modern Applications Architect

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Remote - AU/NZ only
Job Type:Full Time

Are you looking to join a team where you help customers use the latest technology, where you receive cutting edge training and where you’re empowered to make a difference?

We need enthusiastic people like you to provide technical direction to our customers to help them realise their full potential. We need you to help them ensure their IT projects are well designed and their environments are optimised and healthy.

WHO WE ARE

We are Microsoft Consulting Services, and we are passionate about delivering Microsoft’s mission:

“to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more”.

The team you would be joining is the Azure Cloud and AI team and we believe in the power of personal growth and development. Our team is dedicated to supporting our customers and their ongoing journey to Azure including modernizing and optimizing their existing IT investments. We help our customers explore how they can leverage their infrastructure more effectively and secure their operations whilst tapping into the power of their data, applications and everything their IT estate can offer. We succeed as a team by sharing our knowledge and experience. Don’t worry about what you don’t know; come and show us what you do know, and we will teach you the rest. We want to invest in you, your training and development.

Responsibilities

WHAT WE DO

We provide technical direction to our customers who are deploying, maintaining or innovating solutions using the latest technology. We enable our customers to have the skills to deploy, support and maintain their environment in line with Microsoft best practices.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to combine their technical passion, creativity and customer focus to deliver great solutions to their customers and ensure they get the best out of our technologies and solutions.

Experience

WHAT WE NEED

  • Ability to quickly build relationships and credibility with customers
  • An understanding of pre-sales activities and processes including the development of customer proposals
  • An ability to articulate the differences between potential solution options and lead customers in making technical design decisions
  • A passion for learning about and experimenting with new technologies
  • Confidence in creating and delivering technical presentations, technical specifications and diagrams
  • Ability to build trust to drive change with customers
  • An appreciation of delivering in an Agile project framework
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills

We would also expect you to be able to pass one of the following Certifications in the first 12 months of employment with us, if you do not already hold them:

  • AZ-303/304: Azure Solution Architect Expert
  • AZ-400: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

Qualifications

We are looking for an architect to join the team who will focus on the design and delivery of applications related services. You may already have these skills, or you might be interested in learning about them.

  • Designing and implementing web application server technologies, software architecture and cloud application development solutions such as PaaS, Serverless and API Management
  • Working with scalable architectures, particularly container orchestration such as Kubernetes or Cloud Foundry
  • Development of Bots and Bot frameworks using cognitive services
  • Working with continuous integration technologies such as Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure for DevOps, Chef or Puppet
  • Knowledge of or an interest in one or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Node.js, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails or Pig/Hive
  • Experience using integrated development environments such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, XCode or WebSphere

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Microsoft offers a flexible working environment to enable you to better balance your work and life
  • Microsoft prides itself on the parental and family related leave we offer to help when you need to be with your family
  • Microsoft provides a vast range of training and learning experiences for their employees from online self paced training, through to face to face conference style learning. We want to invest in your learning, so bring your passion and we will help you find the right path.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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