Posted on 2021-11-12

Cloud Solution Architect



This is a customer facing role, owning the overall technical relationship between our customers and Microsoft Azure platform. You will own the technical engagements including envisioning, solutioning, architecture design, pilot/MVP and specific implementations.

The ideal candidate should have the experience in customer-facing roles and success in leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives, business stakeholders, enterprise architects, and developers.


The Impact You’ll Be Making:
  • Understand our customers' business objectives, market opportunities, applications portfolio, and technology priorities. Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create transformation strategies and roadmaps.
  • Develop deep relationships with business and technology stakeholders and drive digital transformation and cloud strategy with them.
  • Lead solution architecture for leading edge and complex solutions to help our customers to business objectives and deliver business values. Present solution to C-level decision makers and able to influence decisions and win trust. Exceptional customer facing skills.
  • Be an expert in the areas of envisioning and design. Drive high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, reusability and reliability in solutions.
  • Provide technical leadership in business development of large scale, complex engagements, often by leading a team of subject matter experts from various technology areas. Lead the technical design of the solution, articulate the pros and cons of design alternatives and position recommendations clearly.
  • Be the voice of customer. Share insights and best practices. Connect with Microsoft product engineering teams to improve technologies and resolve technical blockers.
  • Collaborate with other technology professionals to develop end-to-end enterprise solutions on Azure platform.
  • Develop a broad set of technology skills in the areas of cloud architecture, application architecture, and data platform architecture. Develop knowledge of technology trends and competitive insights.
  • Collaborate and share with the technical community. Be an Azure platform evangelist with customers, partners, and developer communities.


Who We Are Looking For:
  • 8+ years of professional experience in consulting, product engineering, enterprise scale application development, or technical presales.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a customer-facing environment.
  • Ability to use technologies to achieve business objectives and solve business problems.
  • Ability to build deep working relationships with business and IT stakeholders.
  • Ability to drive collaboration, resolve conflicts and drive alignments.
  • Ability to orchestrate, lead, and influence virtual teams, ensure successful implementation of customer projects. Experience in technical team leading is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small technical audiences.
  • Expert knowledge in distributed computing technology and architecture.
  • Expert knowledge in cloud computing, cloud-native applications, microservice architecture, middlewares, Kubernetes, and data platforms.
  • Expert knowledge in programming languages such as Java, Node.js, Python, C++, etc.
  • Knowledge in software engineering methodologies and DevOps. Certified Scrum Master is a plus.
  • Knowledge in RDBMS (Azure SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, Oracle DB), NoSQL platforms (MongoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, etc.) and NoSQL data modeling.
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 8 years - 13 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • N/A
Require to Travel
  • Travel occasionally