Azure Digital Transformation Architect (REMOTE)


Azure Digital Transformation Architect (REMOTE)


Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • As a Lead Azure Digital Transformation Solutions Architect, you will work directly with Clients from across our portfolio in New England formulating all aspects of solution approaches and development. You will be accountable for and apply validated expertise of application modernization, AZURE cloud architecture, intelligent automation and innovation thereby supplying to a high level of Client satisfaction.
  • Your expertise in application design and development, cloud-native development, IoT, data analytics, security, Agile, continuous deployment, automated testing and DevOps will be instrumental in enabling our client to work towards their goals. You will bring lessons learned and expertise from leading successful custom development of open source-based applications in the cloud.
  • You will represent CGI as a leader with vision in the New England region formulating solution approach and proposals and be the technical authority leading oral presentations to our clients. You will help CGI teams to kick-off engagements efficiently and interject when issues arise during implementation activities. As a senior member of the Technology team, you will mentor junior members and help in their career aspirations.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • At least 12 years of Information Technology experience with minimally 8 years’ of hands on experience in one or multiple architecture domains (e.g. solutions architecture, application architecture).
  • Experience in working closely with Customer’s technical leads, engineering teams and architecture collaborators for developing technical roadmaps and architecture framework capabilities for use by other development teams
  • Hold advanced certifications with at least one cloud service provider (preferably Azure architecture)
  • Deep technical presentation skills with the ability to convey concepts in an easy to understand way
  • 10+ years of tried abilities in Data Analytics, Familiarity with Azure data factory, azure data lake, synapse, building ETL pipelines, Power BI
  • Extensive knowledge and tried experience in different programming languages (E.g. C #, Java, JavaScript, Python).
  • Expertise in Microservices architecture, building Serverless applications
  • Experience and expertise architecting cloud solutions using one of the public cloud providers
  • Experience establishing legacy modernization and migration roadmaps for large scale applications.
  • Experience with event-driven applications using queues, service bus and other related patterns
  • Exposure to Data Science implementing solutions that uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
  • Experience working in an end-to-end enterprise DevOps environment using Containerization, Infrastructure and Configuration as a code, Kubernetes, CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience estimating large scale projects effort, resources and associated incremental phased approach
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology
  • Experience writing blogs, white papers is a plus
  • Azure cloud security, Azure Monitoring
  • Experience in virtualized environments, Azure Active Directory, Information security and migrating workloads to Microsoft Azure & DevOps
  • Deliver new services/features via an agile DevOps approach
  • Programming languages such as Python, PowerShell
  • Microsoft Azure certifications e.g. Azure Administrator Associate, Azure Developer Associate, Azure Security Administrator Associate, Azure DevOps, Azure Architecture
  • Experience in the design of a recommended target state cloud architecture on Azure based on on-prem feature set and tools specific to data processing/reporting.
  • Prior experience with end to end data implementation Azure data services supporting a data migration or a data re-platforming project.
  • Assess maturity and evaluate various Azure services and recommend the right fit for different phases of the data lifecycle.
  • Hands on experience using data services like Azure Data Factory, Data bricks, Data Catalog, Synapse, Power BI

Preferred Skills/Qualification:

  • Certification - AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
  • Experience in building solutions in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Cloud Native models. Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Containers

Educational Expectations: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Related Field

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Location: Remote Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: November 07, 2022
Application Deadline: December 07, 2022
Job Type: Full-time