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Azure Solution Architect

Calgary, AB, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition Number: 83698 

AZURE SOLUTION ARCHITECT

 

OVERVIEW

Insight is seeking a passionate Azure Solution Architect to join our Public Cloud team. You will serve as a thought leader, solution visionary, technology expert, and mentor to other consultants. You are the most technical resource on projects. You will help clients envision future state capabilities, define & design modern application and infrastructure solutions to achieve that vision and lead the implementation of those solutions for our clients.

 

With a strong background in infrastructure architecture and experience designing cloud platform solutions, you will hit the ground running. On our full-time team, you will work closely with client stakeholders and an outstanding team of Azure consultants, architects, and thought leaders to design, build, and implement cloud solutions utilizing cutting-edge technology.

 

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead discovery sessions with clients to identify business pains & objectives
  • Facilitate architectural discussions with customers to understand business requirements and recommend appropriate cloud solutions
  • Develops strategies, policies, and best practices for our clients
  • Advise clients on building scalable, fault-tolerant enterprise cloud architectures
  • Lead teams in the design and deployment of cloud solutions, including Azure Landing Zones, cloud-native application deployments, data center migrations, security and identity/access management, disaster recovery
  • Work with our sales team to create and deliver client proposals
  • Small and large group presentations to clients, industry groups, and internal peer groups
  • Provide billable consulting services to Insight customers as a Solutions Architect for Azure engagements

 

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

  • Expertise as an Azure Solutions Architect across multiple industries
  • Experience with moving clients to the cloud using Azure IaaS and PaaS services, preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework and associated experience in assisting clients through this journey
  • Understanding of Infrastructure-as-code technologies for deploying to Microsoft Azure in Bicep/ARM or HashiCorp Terraform (both preferred)
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computer trends
  • Contagious enthusiasm for and a desire to continuously learn
  • Ability to drive collaborative decision making, eliminate roadblocks and execute on plans and initiatives
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities, with the ability to leverage internal and/or external resources
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills and a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
  • 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 migrating on-premises workloads to Azure
  • Comprehensive technical experience in more than one of the following areas: Application Design, Systems Operations / Management, Database architecture, Virtualization, Networking, Cloud Security, Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS
  • Experience providing oversight during major digital transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support and operations teams

 

About Insight

Insight’s success begins with our people making meaningful connections every day. Our culture lives in our teammates. Insight is looking for great people who will embrace our values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony. Hunger to create new opportunities for our clients. Heart to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Harmony to celebrate each other’s unique contributions to bring solutions to clients.

 

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at insight.com 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight: canadajobs.insight.com.

 

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Posting Notes: Canada || Alberta (CA-AB) || Canada (CA) || INT || None || CA - Calgary, AB; CA - Edmonton, AB; CA - Mississauga, ON; CA - Montreal, QC; CA - Ottawa, ON; CA - Quebec City, QC; CA - Richmond Hill, ON; CA - Toronto, ON; CA - Vancouver, BC; CA - Waterloo,ON; CA - Winnipeg, MB ||


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