05/09 Gaurav Kumar
Manager - Leadership Talent Engagement at Prodentify Professional Services

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Solutions Leader - Azure - IT Services (10-20 yrs)

Delhi NCR Job Code: 740035

ABOUT PRODENTIFY:

Founded in 2015, Prodentify is a boutique staffing firm focused on partnering with premier start-ups and global mid & large sized firms in the Technology, Consumer, Knowledge and Services domains on their needs related to recruitment and outplacement at the leadership/C-level in India.

THE EMPLOYER/OPPORTUNITY/JOB-PROFILE:

A growing, more than 15 year old IT Services brand focused on the American markets, this firm has closely aligned with the globally changing IT landscape, and, in line with the same, has packaged a lot of its core businesses (like application services, infrastructure services and platforms & products) into on-demand solutions.

MS Azure forms the backbone of all cloud systems that the firm works on & relies-upon to make available, the mentioned on-demand solutions to its clientele globally, besides its own needs of having virtual disaster recovery systems and technology infrastructure to back-up its day-to-day operations and the needs of the in-house end-users (employees) at the firm.

Besides, Azure is the flagship solution that the firm takes to clients while pitching for engagements for its infrastructure business.

Thus, this job is about a technically strong IT Infrastructure professional who has been leading pitches for new business development (including pre-sales solutioning), system architecture & roadmap and delivery for engagements involving cloud based systems, for the recent 3 - 5 years at work, with a specialization in Azure. In specific, an ideal candidate will be able to:

- Construct bespoke Azure cloud solutions to specific needs of customers and demonstrate viability of such solutions from a cost, benefits and ease (of use) perspectives

- Play an evangelist to customers on decisions related to cloud systems by demonstrating the available options and the impact that each one of them will have on the business

- Lead as the architect and design the roadmap for the engagement, review & redo the design for delivery of software applications to cloud (Lift and Shift), zero-in on the most suitable technical route, formulate system designs, advocate and lead the implementation of the most suitable architectures

- Guide on all necessary administration & monitoring post the cloud migration

- Ensure that the architecture design takes good care of performance, data integrity, high-availability and scalability related aspects of the to-be system

- Lead & ensure extensive and comprehensive documentation of all aspects involved in the engagement, including the customer's business problem that the transformation/initiative is meant to address

- Oversee directly (if required) and through a team, cloud solutions with comprehensive security and compliance related controls, including the sovereignty of data, governance and daily administration

- Identify new business opportunities while creating Azure based solutions, for other BUs at the firm

- Lead, in a sustained way, aspects like availability, scale, reliability and performance

NECESSARY EXPERIENCE:

- Latest experience of close to 5 years on cloud/Azure, initially as a hands-on technical/development manager, and subsequently, as an architect

- Strong at IaaS, SaaS and PaaS solutions/engagements

- Strong at cloud migration for enterprise applications

- Well-versed with Azure Resource Manager, Azure SQL, and Azure Automation

- Well-versed with patterns of cloud design - RDBMS DBs and concept/implementation of No-SQL DBs

- Well-versed with best IT operations practices for an always-on/always-available service model

- Experience in Azure network, VPN and express route, Azure DNS, Load Balancers and Traffic Manager

- Good at Azure Worker Role, App Services, Web Jobs, Scheduler, Service Bus, IDAM, Logic Apps, Event Hub, Stream Analytics and Power BI

- Collaborative with other developers & users and clarify questions related to SaaS, Multi-Tenancy, Microsoft Azure Platform and.Net

- Experience in design and implementation of large scale, global, complex custom application development systems

- Well exposed to problem-solving for issues on globally distributed systems and critical product service environments

- Can see through infrastructure, databases and applications as needed, yet cognitively agile enough to have strategy discussions with leadership

- Well understands the Agile methodology and has worked on a Scrum team

- Exposure to implementations of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools involving DevOps

- Experienced in DevOps/release management tools

- Experience in Azure Storage and Backup

- Experienced in Web Development using C#, .Net, MVC.Net 4.0/5.0+,, OCR tools, WPF, JQuery, AngularJS and bootstrap

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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