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Azure Solution Architect
Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Chisinau, Iasi, Brasov

Date posted: 20.09.2022

Job type: Full time

Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Chisinau, Iasi, Brasov

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Agile workplace; Continuous learning opportunities

About the project

How we hire: 
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

We believe that people are at the heart of the company, and we want remarkable SuperHumans, who are dedicated to their work. 

For our public cloud ecosystem, we are currently looking for an Azure Solution Architect who will serve as a technical leader. In this role, you will plan, analyse, design, test, and deploy enterprise-scale MS Azure cloud solutions. You will also apply your technical expertise in Microsoft cloud offerings, to promote innovative solutions to our customers. 

This position requires accurate and timely tracking of time spent working on projects 

The ideal person for this job needs to have:

  • Good understanding of Azure Infrastructure services and their limitations;
  • Experience in configuring & monitoring different attributes and handling scale up and scale down scenarios for the application in Azure; 
  • Ability to provide best practices around provisioning production and non-production environments on Azure to optimize the usage; 
  • Good understanding in implementation of advanced security, authentication, and single sign on across cloud and on premise; 
  • Strong understanding of the advantages and limitations of Azure Active Directory; 
  • Strong experience in Azure platform Services, understanding of their capabilities and limitations and being able to architect and deliver solutions leveraging various platform services; 
  • Strong understanding of the cloud architecture patterns and solution design principles; 
  • Strong understanding of different attributes for cloud application availability, scalability, and ability to propose optimized design for cloud; 
  • Experience in defining and implementing Hybrid scenarios with workloads shared across on premise and Microsoft Azure, application integration between cloud and on-premise environments; 
  • Previous experience in collaborating with customers for quick technical assessment and proposal development for leveraging platform services of Azure.
     

Job requirements

  • Minimum of 3+ years in a solution architecture role using service and hosting solutions such as public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms. 
  • Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities. 
  • Experience with any of the following: Azure, Azure AD, O365, 
  • Experience with claims-based authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC), MFA, and RBAC 
  • Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc. 
  • Experience with multi-tier system and service design and development for large enterprises 
  • Experienced in working in agile/ DevOps environment with continuous integration and continuous deployment and application lifecycle management 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to analyse and operate at various levels of abstraction 
  • Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic 
  • Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future-proof, complex global solutions 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions. 
  • Familiarity with solution implementation/management, service/operations management, etc. 
  • Desire to maintain close awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application for service offerings and products. 
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal. 
     

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction and lead a group of one or more engineers to address a goal; 
  • Analyse current solutions and provide improvement or replacement solutions where needed; 
  • Architect and design solutions to meet functional requirements;
  • Create and review architecture and solution design artefacts;
  • Proactively provide guidance on engineering methodologies, standards, and leading practices;
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate risks and issues;
  • Keep up to date with Microsoft development and updates that affect or improve Azure ecosystem.
     

Extra skills

  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as ARM, Terraform, Ansible etc.  
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash, Python, etc. 
  • Experience coordinating the intersection of complex system dependencies and interactions 
  • Experience in solution delivery using common methodologies especially Agile but also Waterfall. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industry trends and standards 
     

Benefits

  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.
     

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,600 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans