Azure App Modernization Capability Lead
New Signature
Toronto, Canada
2d ago

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! New Signature’s Intelligent Cloud team is growing fast and we’re looking for our next Azure App Modernization Capability Lead to join us.


What impact will you have in this role?

In this role you will have the opportunity to be part of digital transformation while being surrounded by people who are passionate and strategic about leading our customer’s App Modernization efforts and migration to Azure.

As a Capability Lead, you will work to support the creation of various Cloud-based solutions and services for our customers (PaaS, Serverless, Containers).

You will learn our client’s business, organization, systems, challenges and goals, and then utilize that knowledge to work with a team to deliver exceptional results.

What will you be doing day-to-day?

  • Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions
  • Partner with Sales to communicate our solution to customer CIO’s, Chief Architect’s and VP’s. Explain the solution in detail, interpret customer needs and respond to challenges to show the value and relevance to the customer business
  • Support business development activities and drive proposals and overall thought leadership via technical workshops, POCs and POVs, etc.
  • Ensure that solution exhibits high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability, and reliability upon deployment
  • Collaborate with other capability leads (Azure Infrastructure and DevOps) in developing complex end-to-end enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform
  • Provide Azure and DevOps sales support, including estimating, high-level solution development, cloud strategy, and workshop delivery.
  • Maintain technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community while educating customers on the Azure platform
  • Deliver technical leadership and architecture on our engagements, as well as feedback around the evolution of the solution
  • Own delivery responsibilities for selected engagements.
  • What type of experience do you need to be successful in this role?

  • 7+ years of success in consultative / complex technical sales and deployment projects, architecture, design, implementation, and / or support of highly distributed applications required
  • 5+ years of experience in building or running distributed / scalable solutions on Microsoft Azure
  • 5+ years implementing large scale data projects within the cloud environment
  • Expert knowledge of design patterns and DevOps practices
  • Expert knowledge of Azure DevOps and GitHub
  • Extensive experience with microservices and API based solution architectures, Azure cloud native application architectures and design patterns
  • Experience creating and implementing Container strategies and operational knowledge of Kubernetes and AKS
  • Deep knowledge of the DevOps practices for on-prem and cloud-based projects
  • Ability to design product / solution architectures, by translating customer requirements to a solution and ability to validate / implement complex solutions
  • What education and certification credentials are needed for this role?

  • BS / MS in Computer Science or related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.
  • Microsoft Azure certifications are

  • Microsoft Certifications covering at least one of the following : Azure Administrator AssociateAzure Developer AssociateAzure DevOps Engineer ExpertAzure Solutions Architect ExpertAzure Security Engineer Associate certification
  • At least one Kubernetes certification : Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) or Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
  • Does the role require travel?

  • Travel up to 30% of the time might be required.
  • Security Responsibility :

    All employees must act in accordance with New Signature’s corporate security standards.

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