Azure Cloud Architect

Published: 18th June 2022 Closing Date: 18th July 2022

Who We Are

Be a part of delivering tomorrow’s innovations today!  We are a leader in ecommerce technology solutions, from designing applications to creating entirely new platforms. Technology is at the core of all that we do. If you are energized by a dynamic engineering environment that encourages technical curiosity, collectivism, courage and a desire to grow professionally, then we want to talk to you!

Your Impact

  • Research, design, and develop Public & Private Cloud Solutions, including impacts to enterprise architecture.

  • Deliver Cloud Strategies enabling business transformations and workload migrations.

  • Provide leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into Azure.

  • Be an expert in current industry abilities as well as consolidation, virtualization (systems, storage and networking), applications virtualization, and cloud design.

  • Understand how an end-to-end vertical service stack can be transformed into a cloud or hybrid scenario, with a very broad and often deep understanding of technologies, technical constraints and capabilities.

  • Lead cultural change for cloud adoption by nurturing Cloud expertise, including coaching, mentoring and socialization.

  • Develop and coordinate cloud strategy and architecture, including requirements and performance standards to meet or exceed management and customer specifications in a cost-effective manner.

  • Participate in and/or lead the development of roadmaps related to Cloud and Data Center Strategy

  • Participate in designing and implementing enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for Colocation/Hybrid Cloud computing.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years of related experience with previous systems architecture and/or principal engineer experience.

  • Azure based Cloud Architecture and migration skills and experience.

  • Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, security, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs.

  • Experience securely connecting public cloud resources with on-premises resources.

  • Deep understanding of Azure Active Directory and ADFS

  • Experience depicting complex technology architectures pictorially using tools like Visio, Draw.IO, LucidCharts, etc.

  • Experience Designing Cloud foundation capabilities, shared services, associated guardrails and governance.

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, immutable infrastructure, automation, and orchestration and other modern DevOps patterns.

  • Proven ability to develop cloud operating frameworks and documentation.

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

  • Complete understanding of cloud financial management and cloud cost optimization strategies

  • Architecture Design and implementation skills in the following areas: Cloud and Business Continuity, System Migrations, Data center consolidation and virtualization, VMware, Networks, Storage

  • Strong familiarity of major operating systems and compute types: z/OS, AIX, Linux, Windows, Oracle, SQL Server to understand interoperability of applications vis-à-vis impacts and value over a phased cloud migration effort.

  • Deep understanding of LAN/WAN networking, firewalls, load-balancers.

  • Experience migrating complex applications and services to cloud environments using IaaS and PaaS infrastructure.

  • Experience identifying and quantifying technology debt and its associated technical risk and advise on mitigation strategies.

  • Experience with system development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as Service (IaaS)



  • Company: Qurate
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary:
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None