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Robert Half Chicago Technology Consulting Azure Solution Architect Senior Consultant in CHICAGO, Illinois


Chicago Technology Consulting Azure Solution Architect Senior Consultant





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Where We Need You:

The Chicago office is seeking a n Emerging Technologies (Cloud) Senior Consultant to join our growing team.

What You Can Expect:

The Senior Consulta nt coaches Interns, Consultants, and facilitates the successful completion of project work plan s . Serving as both role model and trainer, the Senior Consultant demonstrates the attributes of excellent client service and assists team members in developing technical and professional competency. The Senior Consultant learns to identify areas of risk and opportunities to improve efficiencies. Relationships with client personnel and professional associates strengthen as the ability to communicate, gain trust and network improves. At the direction of managers, the Senior Consultant may accept responsibility for decision-making, ranging from staffing and preparation of deliverables to application of methodologies.

What Will Help You Be Successful:

  • You enjoy identifying areas of business risk, potential technical problems, and opportunities to improve the efficiency and profitability of the client’s overall business processes .

  • You are passionate about evaluating, synthesizing, organizing and interpret ing data and information.

  • You create a positive work environment that fosters open communication among all engagement team members.

  • You effectively build relationships with your clients and provide them with timely top-quality service.

  • You have an inherent interest in pr oject management and team leadership. Y ou seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.

    Do Your Talents Include the Following?

  • Strong understanding of leading technology components and best practices including:

  • Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, Public, Private, and Hybrid)

  • Network, Server, Storage, Database, and Datacenter Design

  • Experience with a pplication architecture including layout of application’s deployment and design

  • Experience with a utomation and orchestration including streamlining single tasks through a repeatable and uninterrupted process and automating the execution of complex processes with a variety of variables

  • Capable of developing processes and architecture for integrating disparate services

  • Skilled in ITSM/ITOM to promote processes needed to manage the provisioning, capacity, performance and availability of the operational and service environments

  • Proficiency working with Active Directory and related directory services

  • Proficiency working with Windows and Unix file systems

  • Familiarity with ITIL and service management best practices and leading platforms (such as ServiceNow)

  • Exposure to networking hardware and software (Cisco, Meraki, etc.)

  • Exposure to Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, and Skype (in a systems design or administration role)

  • Exposure to Orchestration, Automation, and Management tools (Landesk, SCCM, SCOM, Puppet, etc.)

  • Understanding of cloud security principals including Identity and Access Management and Access Control Concepts

  • Strong understanding of BCDR as it relates to cloud environments and how-to architect platforms with adequate resiliency features

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to translate business requirements into technology solutions

  • Experience with managing the governance, risk and compliance aspect of cloud-based technology

  • Demonstrated knowledge of technology project risks and strategies for managing and mitigating them

  • Demonstrated strong written, oral and presentation skills with the ability to discuss highly technical concepts to all audiences, ranging from non-technical people to executive level technical decision-makers

  • Experience managing projects related to cloud

  • Experience mentoring and advising junior staff

  • Experience using the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework

  • Experience using Terraform to define and provision infrastructure and landing zones

  • Experience using the suite of Azure services including but not limited to:  Azure Portal, Azure Policy Management, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Resource Manager, AKS

  • Experience using Azure Migrate and/or Movere; Movere certification ideal

  • Strong understanding of application modernization approaches leveraging microservices and containerization assessment, design and container-based

    Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. MIS, CIS) required

  • 3+ years in a related field required; preferably in professional services and/or industry

  • Technology specific certifications around VMware, Microsoft Azure, MCSA/MCSE, Cisco, etc. are strongly preferred

  • Certifications including but not limited to disciplines such as architecture (e.g., TOGAF), application life cycle management (e.g., PMP, Agile Scrum/Product Owner, SAFe, DevOps), service management (e.g., ITIL) are a plus

    Do You Love Exploring New Places?

    We travel throughout the month frequently based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out of state locations.

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