Azure DevOps and Terraform Architect at Perficient

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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 an Azure DevOps and Terraform Architect in all regions.  This is primarily a remote position though being close to our California, Chicago, Houson, Lafayette, and Atlanta offices is a plus.

 

Job Overview:

As an Azure DevOps and Terraform Architect, you will participate and lead cloud-focused software engineering efforts requiring CI/CD, Infrastrucutre as Code, and automation efforts via Azure DevOps and Terraform for our clients.  You will be expected to have a thorough understanding of various technologies and will be very hands on with the solutions being delivered.  You are also expected to be experienced in creating proposals and presentations in order to facilitate client conversations and strategy discussions.

 

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

  • Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features.
  • Implement and maintain an enterprise-grade security posture for all production and non-production systems inclusive of secrets management, secure coding practices, credential management, and cloud-based network and access management patterns and practices
  • Maintain and deploy critical infrastructure components through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tooling across multiple environments
  • Leverage Terraform Sentinel for the management and enforcement of development policies and best practices
  • Implement, test and integrat Terraform modules for the implementation, standardization and enforcement of enterprise infrastructure requirements
  • Implement and troubleshoot automated CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps
  • Integrate with Azure Key Vault for secure management of passwords and secrets
  • Integrate Azure native monitoring and alerting capabilities in a cloud-based delivery model to facilitate proactive identification of platform failures and bottlenecks with automated scaling, failover and recovery scenarios
  • Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production.
  • Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks.
  • Provide input to architectural guidance amongst 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 3 project implementations that exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and optimize) of .Net, Azure DevOps, and Terraform – is a MUST.
  • At least 3 years of experience in developing and implementing .Net solutions leveraging services via Azure PaaS – is a MUST.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a professional services company, consulting firm, or agency
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture.
  • Experience with branching and merging strategies within Git (GitFlow & GitOps)
  • Working knowledge of Azure DevOps for code management and implementation of CI/CD pipelines
  • Hands-on experience with Terraform and Terraform Enterprise for the development and deployment of Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) templates and modules within a cloud-based deployment model
  • Detailed working knowledge of Microsoft’s Azure platform for the delivery of highly available, mission-critical solutions 
  • Experience in delivering and architecting Infrastructure as Code solutions as an enabler for the delivery of highly resilient and scalable enterprise-grade platforms for an agile, product-centric delivery team
  • Experience in delivering solutions leveraging the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) components on the Microsoft Azure platform including Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, Firewalls, and Security services
  • Experience in delivering solutions leveraging the Platform as a Services (PaaS) components on the Microsoft Azure platform including App Services, API management, Azure SQL, and Kubernetes
  • Ability to provide technical guidance, standards and solutions that align with enterprise roadmaps and broader architectural recommendations
  • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams.
  • Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills.
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Be independent and self-driven.
  • Must be open to travel (when needed)
  • Must be open to working from the clients office.
  • Ability to write relevant components of a proposal document (e.g. participate in RFIs and RFPs including answering specific technology related questions and coming up with initial high-level technical design and architecture including any necessary Visio diagrams and PowerPoint slides)
  • Ability to translate verbal requirements from face to face client meetings into requirements documents, statements of work, and proposals

Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Certifications in Azure, software development, and SCRUM - are a PLUS

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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Location

Our Somerville office is in the middle of great restaurants and shopping in Somerville's Assembly Row, right off the orange line!

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

Chandra

Principal Strategist + Account Director

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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