Cloud Azure Software Architect

3+ months agoPhoenix, AZ


Kforce's client, a growing company in the Phoenix, AZ area is seeking a Cloud Azure Software Architect. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment.Summary:The chosen candidate for this role will work collaboratively with the architecture team to define standards & best practices and to deliver results through effective knowledge sharing, design, and development engagements with our development teams. You will lead development teams to understanding current and emerging technology concerns across the industry.Responsibilities:

  • Bring -big picture- thinking and vision and work with others to design and develop next phase of applications and initiatives to meet fast growing business demands
  • Candidate will have started as a developer and transitioned into an architect role
  • Create product and technology designs to help determine future state architectural vision and modernization efforts to meet business goals and growth projections
  • Provide architectural guidance to teams in an effort to build scalable and maintainable solutions, adhere to a technology roadmap, and minimize technical debt
  • Participates in product development activities such as architecture, design, prototyping, implementation and review
  • Help lead a transformation of existing products through a scalable cloud native transformation
  • Work with peers to build designs supporting accelerated paths for new products to market
  • Support business and development process using Lean Architecture and Agile methodologies
  • Client works in a .NET C#, Microservices, Cloud Native, API, Azure technology stack
  • Aid product teams in design reviews to ensure the architecture is scalable and consistent with overall architectural vision
  • Comfortable in leading and empowering development teams with understanding of DevOps automation and Continuous Integration


  • B.S. in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 7-10+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of architectural experience designing and integration large scale applications
  • Software Architect with Cloud experience (Azure preferred but not a must; Will consider other Cloud Technology experience)
  • Exemplary software system architecture and design skills
  • Experience with containerization and designing cloud platforms
  • Experience with .NET C#, Microservices, Cloud Native, API, Azure technology stack is preferred
  • Experience in design of service-oriented architectures including microservices and self-contained systems
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and fast past agile environment to evangelize best practices and clean architectures
  • Strong understanding of industry standards and best practices such as SOLID and other design principles
  • Experience in system decomposition practices is preferred
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Familiarity with technology compliance standards such as Soc-2, PCI, OWASP is a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

Job ID: Kforce-1906955-WQG