Azure Architect

| Chicago, IL, USA
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Azure Architect
Job Type: FTE or 1099 Contractor
Location: Remote-Anywhere in North America (US or Canada)

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Azure Architect to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of Azure services and solutions, and will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based solutions for our clients. This role requires a combination of strong technical skills, excellent communication abilities, and a passion for driving customer success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement Azure cloud architecture solutions, ensuring they are scalable, secure, and cost-effective
  • Create functional design specifications, Azure reference architectures, and other project deliverables
  • Provide recommendations for cloud migrations and develop technical implementation roadmaps for Azure adoption
  • Lead and mentor a team of architects and engineers, guiding them through the implementation of Azure solutions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Azure and other public cloud platforms
  • Participate in pre-sales activities, including scoping technical requirements and developing solutions for prospective clients
  • Conduct PoCs (Proof of Concepts) and demos to showcase Azure capabilities and solutions
  • Ensure compliance with security standards and best practices in all cloud solutions

Azure Application Development Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy Azure-based applications using services such as Azure App Services, Azure Functions, and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Implement microservices architecture using Azure Service Fabric or Kubernetes
  • Utilize Azure DevOps for CI/CD pipeline setup, source control, and release management
  • Design and develop APIs using Azure API Management and Azure Logic Apps
  • Implement application monitoring and logging using Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics, and Application Insights
  • Integrate Azure Identity and Access Management solutions including Azure Active Directory, Azure AD B2C, and role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Optimize application performance and scalability using Azure Redis Cache, Azure CDN, and Azure Front Door
  • Leverage Azure SQL Database, Cosmos DB, and other Azure data services for application data storage needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and implementing Azure-based solutions
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or similar certifications preferred
  • Proficiency in infrastructure as code tools (e.g., Terraform, ARM templates)
  • Strong understanding of cloud security principles and best practices
  • Experience with CI/CD methodologies and tools such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins, or GitHub Actions
  • Knowledge of Azure networking, virtual networks, and VPN configurations
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex cloud issues
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience in building and managing hybrid cloud environments and cloud migration projects

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with other cloud platforms such as AWS or Google Cloud
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python)
  • Experience with data migrations using tools like AppZero or Azure Site Recovery (ASR)
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and project management frameworks such as ITIL, TOGAF, or similar
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Cyclotron, Inc. operates in the Software industry. The company is located in San Francisco, California. Cyclotron, Inc. was founded in 2014. It has 160 total employees. To see all 22 open jobs at Cyclotron, Inc., click here.
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