Posted on 2022-01-06

Cloud Architect/Azure Architect/Azure Solution Architect/Application Architect

Avanade Hong Kong Limited

Job description and responsibilities
  • Interacting with Clients and Avanade sponsors and delivery teams (including partners) focused on solving mission-critical business and technology problems and provide innovative solutions using Cloud Native Application & Integration capabilities and IaaS capabilities of Microsoft Azure
  • Executing technical feasibility assessments, solution estimations and proposal development for Cloud Transformation and Application Modernization to Microsoft Azure
  • Developing technical and security specifications for the targeted applications/workloads in Microsoft Azure
  • Developing a migration / modernization approach to move workloads / application from On-Premises to Microsoft Azure or develop new cloud-native application solutions
  • Lead and mentor medium to large sized teams in the migration / modernization workloads or implementations of application and services to the cloud in large enterprise environments
  • Document and share technical best practices and insights with the Clients and Avanade community, contributing to Avanade’s repository of intellectual property 

Job requirements
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field
  • 10+ years of information technology experience including 3+ years of hands on experience with public cloud technologies and their implementation with experience in at least two of the following: Azure, AWS, GCP, Ali, Private Cloud
  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
  • Experienced on how to build a business case and value proposition for public cloud solution (Microsoft Azure preferred); Understand how to create a business case for modernizing applications on Microsoft Azure
  • Understanding regulatory compliance requirements in Hong Kong for public cloud usage (Financial and Insurance domain preferred) and how to leverage hybrid cloud
  • Working experience developing, architecting & supporting application leveraging Microsoft Azure services (including Azure SQL DB, Azure Kubernetes Services, Serverless, Azure Logic Apps)
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge around the end-to-end value chain of IT applications and infrastructure on Cloud 
  • Experience in planning and implementing cloud architectures for critical business systems
  • Experience in solutioning and migrating On-Premise critical LOB workloads to the public cloud (Azure is preferred) and/or implementing cloud-ready applications
  • Proven track record of building trusted technical and business relationships with senior executives and driving grow in highly strategic or key accounts
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively convey strategic concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple levels
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills leveraging all available resources
  • Ability to connect technology with measurable business value
  • Demonstrated technical thought leadership in clients facing situations
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication in both English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
  • Deep technical experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Software design or development of highly distributed applications
    • DevOPS
    • Database architectures
    • Security
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More job information
  • 55,000 - 90,000 / month (negotiable)
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Flexible working hours
  • Housing allowance
Job Function
  • Quarry Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 year
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree