Azure Infrastructure Architect

Remote, Remote • Salary: Market related • Posted: 1 month ago

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Join a great company as an Azure Architect, where you will take charge of designing and architecting our client’s Azure cloud platform. This company, a large and well-known retailer, is seeking someone to drive their cloud transformation to align with business objectives, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security. Your expertise will drive optimization efforts, enhance collaboration with Databricks administration, ensure security and compliance, and provide technical leadership in cloud computing.

Location: Remote, occasional travel

This is contract-to-hire opportunity is expected to pay about 70-75/hour “plus benefits”

What You Will Do:

  • Lead the design and architecture of our Azure cloud platform, ensuring alignment with business goals, scalability, reliability, and security requirements.
  • Oversee Azure administration tasks, including managing subscriptions, creating and configuring clusters, monitoring performance, and troubleshooting network issues.
  • Continuously optimize the Azure platform for performance, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency. Identify opportunities for automation and implement best practices to streamline processes.
  • Work closely with Databricks administrators to integrate and optimize Databricks services within the Azure environment. Leverage Databricks expertise to enhance data processing, analytics, and machine learning capabilities.
  • Ensure that the Azure platform adheres to security standards and regulatory requirements. Implement robust security measures and regularly assess and mitigate potential risks.
  • Develop comprehensive documentation for the Azure platform architecture, configurations, and procedures. Provide training and guidance to Azure and Databricks administrators as needed.
  • Serve as a technical leader within the organization, staying current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to Azure and cloud computing.

What Gets You The Job: 

  • 10+ years of experience in Azure administration, with a strong focus on platform design and architecture.
  • Expertise in Azure services and technologies, with a deep understanding of networking, security, and infrastructure components.
  • Proven experience with Databricks administration and integration within Azure environments.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues and propose effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or similar are highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Rest API knowledge.
  • Knowledge of migration projects to build a Unified Data Platform.
  • Knowledge of DBT.
  • Experience with DevSecOps, including Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, etc.
  • Experience with data ingestion technologies such as Azure Data Factory, SSIS, Pentaho, Alteryx.
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industry trends and standards.

Irvine Technology Corporation (ITC) is a leading provider of technology and staffing solutions for IT, Security, Engineering, and Interactive Design disciplines servicing startups to enterprise clients, nationally. We pride ourselves in the ability to introduce you to our intimate network of business and technology leaders – bringing you opportunity coupled with personal growth, and professional development!  Join us. Let us catapult your career!


Irvine Technology Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Irvine Technology Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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