Remote Cloud Solutions Architect

    • Contract
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 50-60/hr

100 percent remote

  • client is on west coast, must work their working hours.
  • Remote work
  • 40 hour weeks for about 8 weeks. Possible extension
  • Advising the App teams
  • Can not be an after hours role
  • High touch with the client
  • Needs well-architected framework

Cloud Solutions Architect


Company is looking for a self-motivated highly experienced Cloud Solution Architect with deep experience in infrastructure solutions and services. In this role, the qualified candidate will have experience in customer-facing consulting, leading teams in cloud solutions development and delivery. The qualified candidate is expected to possess deep Azure cloud solution engineering skills as well as architecture expertise and excellent Azure best practices expertise.

Cloud Focus: Azure | IaaS, PaaS, Network, Backup/DR and Security


  • Lead requirements gathering, analysis and solution development for MS Azure cloud-based solutions
  • Architect, design and implement plans for deploying complex application workloads on MS Azure
  • Architect highly available, backup, and disaster recovery solutions on MS Azure
  • Partner with project teams, functional architects, systems specialists and other technical resources and its customers
  • Lead projects, remotely, in a hands-on role driving Azure cloud migration/adoption from inception to production
  • Assume responsibility for technical presentations
  • Mentor and provide technical oversight and guidance to implementation teams while working in a coordinated manner to deliver and deploy the designed architecture
  • Provide Cloud/Azure thought leadership through publications and speaking engagements as needed
  • Create reference architectures, pre-sales, and technical collateral
  • Support the development and growth of Modern Data Center Practice


  • 10+ years overall industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience with demonstrated Cloud architecture projects and deployments
  • 5+ years of experience with Cloud solutions, platforms, and technologies
  • 3+ years of experience across the business development life-cycle (i.e. Pre-Sales, Solution Architecture, Pricing, and Proposal Development)
  • Must have extensive working experience with Microsoft technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Expert level knowledge regarding MS Azure IaaS services (i.e. Compute, networking, databases, storage, backup and archive, DR, security, monitoring, etc.)
  • Experience with establishing technical strategy and architecture at an enterprise level
  • Strong expertise in MS Azure Security & Identity services (i.e. Azure Active Directory, Domain Services, Azure Security Center, Azure Governance,)
  • Understanding network topologies, load balancing and segmentation
  • Assessment and demonstration of new technologies; capacity planning; performance tuning
  • Experience leading Azure Cloud project delivery:
    • Project deliverables
    • Technical and architecture oversight
    • Project delivery approach
    • Delivery performance – working with delivery and PM teams
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Experience leading and working with diverse geographically distributed teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Be certified or demonstrate the ability to become certified as an Azure Cloud Solution Architect
  • Experience with Application Migration to Azure (ASR), and IaaS to PaaS migration
  • Mid-level expertise in MS Azure PaaS services
  • Knowledge of Security, Authentication, MFA, Authorization, B2C, Data Privacy, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Cryptography / Key Management, Access Controls and Security Protocols a plus
  • Experience with Linux, VMWare, Hyper-V


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