.Net Cloud Solutions Architect

Houston, TX 77056

Posted: 04/23/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Consulting Job Number: 2019-22 Pay Rate: DOE Type: Permanent

Consulting Company in the Houston Galleria area is searching for a .Net Cloud Solutions Architect.  This person will educate and collaborate with customers to create customized technical solutions to meet their client’s specific business needs. This role will help increase business value and overcome challenges during the solution engineering phase of our customized Software & DevOps projects.  The Solutions Architect will always be challenged with something new. Technical detail is still a requirement and the Solutions Architect will be in front of the business, speaking with stakeholders. The job will require the Solutions Architect to come up with the overall solution blocks, what technologies to use and how to use them and you are the key enabler for our Account Executives. If you are a technology expert, with a desire to provide potential customers with the best customer experience, this is the right challenge for you. 

Education:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, CIS or MIS

Technical Requirements:

Various level of experience in Application Architecture, Deployment Architecture and DevOps Principles

  • Proficiency with the following application architecture concepts:
  • Web Application Architecture Concepts
  • Designing services and APIs
  • Identity and Access Management Concepts
  • Data design for Transactional systems
  • Data design with NoSQL
  • Asynchronous Processing with Messaging
  • Application Security Fundamentals
  • Experience within at least the last 4 years in the following technologies:
  • Microsoft .Net with ASP.Net MVC
  • SQL Server
  • Azure Service Bus or similar message brokering framework
  • .Net Entity Framework
  • Single page application frameworks
  • Azure AD w/o B2C (preferred)
  • API design with .Net Core (Preferred)
  • Proficiency with the following application deployment concepts/concerns:
  • Web Farm Deployment with Load Balancing
  • Scalability & Fault Tolerance
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Containerized deployment
  • PaaS Deployment
  • Environment Security
  • At least 1-2 years with Microsoft Azure IaaS & PaaS (Preferred)
  • Experience with designing highly available, scalable systems with good understanding of physical architecture
  • Familiarity with security controls (Web Application Firewall, App Scan, Code Analysis)
  • Familiarity with Containers with Docker and Container Orchestration (Preferred)
  • At least handled small and medium Azure deployments
  • Understand DevOps Principles and experience with popular tools for Build/Release automation, test automation, automated infrastructure provisioning etc.
  • Strong analytical skills to break down business problems and effectively use technology concepts to come up with software solution blueprints
  • Experience with client facing roles
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate concepts to both business and technology teams

Responsibilities:

  • Understand, identify and verify the business needs and challenges of our prospects / customers
  • Translate client’s business objectives into detailed software solutions and level-of-effort estimates to implement those solutions
  • Present the company, its capabilities and technology in a highly professional and exciting way that will engage customers and help them see the business impact and competitive advantages of working with the company as a solution provider
  • Develop solution blueprint and Statements of Work contents for the proposed solution
  • Work diligently with the customer’s technical teams (architects, developers, PMOs and C-level experts) to ensure the success of all customer POCs and SOWs
  • Assist the internal delivery team to establish critical path, milestones, delivery dates, and review client deliverables to ensure they meet client acceptance criteria
  • Apply broad and deep technology knowledge and tackle a wide variety of technical challenges patiently and logically, never losing sight of the customer’s business objectives
  • Candidate must have the proof of the right to work in the United States
  • Unable to work with third-party vendors
  • Unable to provide relocation assistance

Compensation:

Company is offering a competitive salary and full benefits on this position.

Resume Submittal:

Please send your resume in MS Word format and your salary requirements to resumes@profoundjobs.com

Marie Mikelson
President - Executive Recruiter

Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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