Azure Data Architect

| Remote

At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

 

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

 

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Azure Solutions Architect.

 

Job Overview:

 

One of our large clients has made strategic decision to move all their Hospital management data to a new Azure environment for processing and analytics. This is a multiyear roadmap with many components that will piece into a larger Enterprise level Azure implementation. Perficient subject matter expert will work with the client team to move this data into new environment in a fashion that will meet requirements for applications and analytics.

 

A Senior Solutions Architect is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within (a given Solutions/Practice area). The Solutions Architect may or may not have a programming background, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, client presales / presentation, team management and thought leadership skills.

 

You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs. You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs.

 

You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor junior architects and other delivery team members.

 

Responsibilities

  • Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of Azure technology architecture and provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
  • Provide architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technologies including ADLS and Synapse (formerly knows as ADW)
  • Lead workshops with many teams to define data ingestion, validation, mining, engineering, modeling, visualization, AI, and analytics
  • Design and Build Azure Data services including ADF, ADL, AMM, ADLS, ADW, Power BI, AML, ABS, and other services within the Azure data framework
  • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver complex projects
  • Participate and lead in design sessions, demos and prototype sessions, testing and training workshops with business users and other IT associates
  • Contribute to the thought capital through the creation of executive presentations, architecture documents and articulate them to executives through presentationsDetermine Project and solution estimation and team structure definition
  • Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production.
  • Provide end to end vision and hands on experience with Azure Cloud Platform
  • Provide vision and leadership to define the core technologies necessary to meet client needs including: development tools and methodologies, package solutions, systems architecture, security techniques, and emerging technologies
  • Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks.
  • Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications.
  • Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.
  • Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions
  • Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs
  • Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change

Qualifications

 

  • At least 10+ years of experience in designing, architecting and implementing large scale data processing/data storage/data distribution systems particularly in Azure
  • Most recent 2+ years of experience in delivering large scale Azure projects
  • At least 5+ years real time and streaming experience in Azure based data solutions
  • At least 3+ years in presales and demo using Azure data services including ADW and ADLS
  • At least 5+ years of Hands-on administration, configuration management, monitoring, performance tuning of Hadoop/Distributed platforms
  • At least 5+ years of demonstrated experience at least in the most recent 2+ years of designing and delivering solutions using Cortana Intelligence suite of analytics services part of Microsoft Azure including Azure Machine Learning Studio, HDInsight, Polybase, Azure Data Lake Analytics, Azure Data Warehouse, Streaming Analytics, Data Catalog, R/R Studio
  • Should have experience designing service management, orchestration, monitoring and management requirements of cloud platform.
  • At least 3+ years of experience in migrating large volumes of data using standard Azure automation tools from on premise and cloud infrastructure to Azure
  • Ability to produce high quality work products under pressure and within deadlines with specific references
  • VERY strong communication, solutioning, and client facing skills especially non-technical business users
  • At least 5+ years of working with large multi-vendor environment with multiple teams and people as a part of the project
  • At least 2+ year of working with Power BI
  • At least 5+ years of working with a complex Big Data environment using Microsoft tools
  • 5+ years of experience with Team Foundation Server/JIRA/GitHub and other code management toolsets

Preferred Skills and Education:

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Certification in Azure platform

 

 

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

 

More About Perficient

 

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

 

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

 

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

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An Insider's view of Perficient

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

This job has not only allowed me to grow my career but has allowed me to be a great parent as well. I can be there for my children and still be a success!

Amy

Account Director

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is in it’s greatest form during our thorough client roadmapping process. It involves every team member working together to create realistic project scope and estimates.

Joe

Senior User Interface Developer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I started 5 years ago, I had no software or healthcare experience. In my time here, I’ve been able to pursue my technical interests on three different teams! Thanks to the support of my knowledgeable co-workers, I’ve become well-versed in all aspects of our industry and can better help our clients achieve their project goals.

Kasie

Manager of Delivery

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

One key to our team’s success is open communication. I find that being accessible in person and responsive to texts and emails makes everybody’s day smoother and helps create the best outcomes for our clients. I commit to acknowledging receipt of texts and emails within an hour, even if the message is that I’ll get to the request at a later time.

Stu

Director, Digital Marketing + Office Director

What’s the vibe like in the office?

You can tell how devoted every team member is to the mission. My teammates are excellent examples of what “go-getters” and self-initiators are and they can be utmost professionals as well as creative and fun to work with

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What are Perficient Perks + Benefits

Perficient Benefits Overview

We offer a casual work environment, competitive compensation, generous work-life
opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package that includes a competitive paid
time off policy, plus holidays.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
We embrace team members in all seasons of life! Recognizing that our people have lives beyond just the work day, we’re open to part-time or flexible schedules for the right role and person.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our employees also enjoy exclusive discounts to many of the shops and restaurants in Assembly Row!

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