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Microsoft Azure Architect (Remote position - travel required)

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Date: Mar 21, 2019

Location: Montpelier, VT, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 32185 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Microsoft Azure Architect (Remote position - travel required) to join our team in Montpelier, Vermont (US-VT), United States (US).



REMOTE POSITION  - Travel required



NTT DATA is currently looking an Azure Engineer/Architect to work on projects for our client. 


You should be an excellent team player, yet capable of working independently, and will be able to manage multiple projects at once. As a senior resource, you will work with very little direction, capable of driving solutions with customers and internally.   You will serve as the Azure expert for NTT DATA with customers up to the CIO level, as well as lower level technical resources involved in actual implementation.



  • Point person for Azure Managed Solutions, standalone or as part of a larger NTT DATA managed service engagement.
  • Work with the GTM sales teams and technical specialists to pre-qualify opportunities, position our capabilities, and customize our solution as needed
  • Assess and capture business requirements for solution and convey into functional infrastructure, solutions and components
  • Evaluate pre-production infrastructure construct and performance prior to customer review/hand off.  Review final performance of solution with customer, accountable for translating any change requests into technical requirements and work with delivery personal to implement
  • Translate components into framework for automation templates, must have the ability to communicate this with DevOps/Engineering
  • Understand and champion cloud lifecycle management, help evolve the business to expand this footprint.  Need to understand scripting for public cloud and automation, will support template builds as bandwidth/urgency permits or requires
  • Microsoft Azure Subject Matter Expert.  Internal and external SME for Microsoft Azure based solutions.  Serve as a final escalation point for technical issues/challenges
  • Compare benefits and tradeoffs of Azure solutions to alternative platforms (traditional infrastructure, private cloud, or Azure/GPC)
  • Incorporate migration, ongoing management / optimization, and solution integration to ensure customers maximize their value from their Azure based platform

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of traditional solution architecture experience


  • 3+ years of experience designing Microsoft Azure architecture
  • 3+ years defining customer requirements and transpose into cloud architecture
  • 3+ years of experience working with DevOps/systems integration to ensure delivered project aligns with SOW and customer requirements
  • 3+ years of experience working in infrastructure, IaaS and managed services. 
  • 3+ years in networking, compute, storage and identity and management
  • 3+ years of expertise with Azure or AWS software development kits (SDK) and CLI, including CloudFormation/Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with automation and script development processes, supported by working knowledge of JSON, NodeJS, Python, Java, and/or C# -  expertise/experience preferred 
  • Familiarity with complementary cloud migration/cost management tool sets, i.e. Cloud Endure, CloudAmize, or similar
  • Environment discovery protocols experience preferred
  • Strong communication and presentation skills



This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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