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Cloud Architect

Project Location(s): Chennai, India


SVM is looking for a motivated Cloud Architect with 15 to 20 years of work experience

Job Education Requirements

SVM requires applicants to meet the following education requirements and have ample job experience as listed below: 

  • 3+ years senior level support with cloud infrastructure as part of
  • 5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of
    highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for
    ensuring availability, reliability, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in migrating on premise workloads to the cloud
  • 5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and
    deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder
    relationships to get consensus on solution/projects
  • Oversight experience on major transformation projects and successful
    transitions to implementation support team.
  • MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSA Cloud Platform Solutions
    Associate, MCSA Linux on Azure Solutions Associate.
  • Architect Exam priorities: Architecting Azure Solutions 70-534, AZ – 300
    & AZ – 301, 70-533, AZ – 100 & 101 Implementing Azure Infrastructure
    Solutions, AZ – 203, 70-532 Developing Azure Solutions


Duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consult with stakeholder to build and architect new solutions and
    scaling their adoption of Microsoft Azure.
  • Review and evaluate architectures of existing software products for
    Sizing & Security.
  • Assist in pricing estimates for SASS offerings for new initiatives. Cost
    Optimization for existing running products.
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to the teams in
    the implementation of established architectures and designs.
  • Mentor and coach developers to ensure that architecture and requirements
    best practices are followed.
  • Establish and enforce quality standards for cloud software
  • Drive high priority customer initiatives on Azure in collaboration with
    Stake holders.
  • The role is a technical, customer facing role that is accountable for
    the end-to-end customer cloud deployment experience.
  • Lead Automated Deployment of Software on Azure Cloud through scripting
    and automation.
  • Own the Azure technical customer engagement including developing the
    architectural design on specific implementation projects and/or Proofs
    of Concepts, and Cloud solution architecture components of customer
    facing contract bid responses.
  • Assess Azure footprint readiness for deployment activities.
  • Lead Pent Test, NICST & OWASP compliance for Production Systems.

Technical Expertise:

SVM requires applicants to have the following experience: 

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers,
    and emerging computing trends
  • Deep technical experience in infrastructure design including private and
    public cloud, networking, virtualization, identity, security, and
  • Understanding of how to build resilient multi-site architectures
  • Hands-on with tools & methods in capability, business transformation
    delivery, sizing & estimations
  • Experience with Windows, Linux and Unix platforms
  • Experience with configuration management and automation technologies
    such as PowerShell DSC, Chef, ARM Templates is preferred.
  • Working knowledge with AGILE development, SCRUM and Application
    Lifecycle Management (ALM) with one or more of the following programming
    languages: PowerShell, Bash, .Net, .Net Core, Java, JSON, PHP, Perl,
  • Required: Azure Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, ExpressRoute, Azure
    Active Directory, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Backup, Azure Storage,
    Networking and Security Solutions, ARM Templates, JSON scripting,
    Windows and/or Linux administration, Azure App Services, Orchestration,
    Kubernetes, and Containers (Docker), SMTP, Mail and API gateway
  • Preferred: Azure Cloud Native Azure Integration Services (Logic Apps,
    API Management, Service Bus & Event Grid) Azure SQL Database, Azure Web
    Jobs, MySQL, SQL Server, SQL Server IaaS, SharePoint on Azure, Hyper-V,
    VMWare, System Center, firewalls, Web App proxies, Bash, BGP, Chef,
    Puppet, OSS Technologies, Powershell scripting, Operations Management
    Suite (OMS)
  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior
    executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly
    strategic accounts
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving
    conflicts and ensuring follow through
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and
    small audiences
  • Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position within a
    software and/or services company
  • Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication Certifications
  • Experience as a team lead in consultative role on customer engagements
    involving software application projects
  • Ability to be hands-on in leadership roles as well as manage others to
    execute and deliver project deliverables.

Solverminds is a leading global technology company providing enterprise resource management solutions, consulting and data analytics services to a maritime industry where business meets the technology. The vision of the company is to develop a “Truly” integrated Enterprise Application Suite for the liner shipping company. Deeper domain expertise and advanced technology platforms offer a complete range of technology products for liner operations management, ship management, agency management, and advanced analytics.

Solverminds is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

COVID-19: The health & safety of our team, candidates, and our community are very important to us. Please note, only those applicants with relevant industry experience will be contacted with their application.

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