Azure Cloud Technical Architect - PaaS & App Modernization

Intelligent Cloud
Full Time
Middle Management
Published on 08/04/2024

Job Description


The Role

The Technical Architect works alongside our Solution and Senior Application Architects to deliver quality Azure solutions for our clients.  The Technical Architect will support the design of Azure solutions and present said solutions to stakeholders as part of workshops and demonstrations. The Technical Architect will also play a key role in the development of these solutions by managing the end-to-end delivery, working with other architects and consultants to ensure our projects are delivered with time and quality a key objective. The TechnicalArchitect will mentor junior members of the team and encourage a collaborative working environment.
Job Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of technical solutions for customer requirements using the Azure platform.
  • Analyse, implement and resolve issues with integration heavy implementations.
  • Participate in development, integrations, product support, and platform updates.
  • Write technical documents.
  • Working in an Agile approach depending on the business requirements.
  • Working with both on-shore and off/near-shore development teams.
  • Deliver all development work as per KPMG Azure Practice standards, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully per the project plan: on time and on budget.
  • Be an active member of technical and design working groups within the practice.
  • Keeping abreast with latest technology developments.
  • Team player with a customer focus.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to ensure deliverables are consistent in language, terminology, and style.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with tact and discretion.
  • Eagerness to learn and continually to develop.
  • In all activities, ensure timely completion of internal processes and mandatory training.
  • Adhere to best practice and KPMG technical standards during all development.
  • Keep team and project Manager updated with progress.
  • Mentor junior team members to improve their skills.

Core Technical Knowledge Required

  • 6+ years’ experience implementing cloud solutions over Azure.
  • Proven experience with implementing .NET solutions.
  • Proven experience with Azure Logic Apps and Azure Functions.
  • Proven experience with common components such as Azure Storage, Service Bus.
  • Proven experience with Azure AD, Service Principals, Managed Identities.
  • Experience with API Management.
  • Mastered the use of source control systems, preferably git.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with writing unit tests.
  • Experience with logging and monitoring solutions.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as HTTP, SFTP, OData, Web APIs, gRPC, etc.
  • Knowledge of networking and security.
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps & CI CD Knowledge.

Desirable Technical Skills

  • Microsoft AZ-900, AZ-204, DP-400, SC-300, AZ-500 certifications.
  • Experience with Microsoft 365, migrations, and security.
  • Experience with Azure Data Factory.
  • Experience in any of the following tools and programs will be considered an asset:
    • Databases, mainly MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Cosmos DB
    • PowerShell
    • Python scripting and Node.js
    • Web Apps and Logic Apps
    • IIS, Apache, Nginx
    • low-code platforms
  • English