Cloud Solutions Architect - Remote

3+ months agoJacksonville, FL


Kforce's client in Jacksonville, FL is seeking a Cloud Solutions Architect for a remote position.Summary:In this role, you will own customer engagements - leading Envisioning Sessions, Architecture Design Sessions (ADS), implementation projects, and Proofs of Concept (POC). You will be maintaining 300-400 level depth in core Azure Services (Compute, Networking, and Storage) and understanding current market trends and competitive insights.Key Tasks:

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to customers
  • Developing Azure technical/operational readiness plans for customers
  • Executing rapid technical feasibility studies for moving identified workloads to Azure
  • Defining and building technical documentation for security architectures, configuration management definitions, and operational readiness plans
  • Selecting a migration approach to move workloads to Azure or architecting a greenfield development or production platform for new applications
  • Executing Architecture Design Sessions (ADS), Solution Alignment Workshops (SAW), or Proofs of Concept (POC) Workshops
  • Driving onboarding plans in conjunction with customers


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related degree preferred
  • 5+ years design, implementation and/or support of highly distributed applications demonstrating strong architectural skills to ensure availability, reliability, etc.
  • 5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects
  • Experience in customer-facing roles and have demonstrated success leading technical and economic value discussions with senior executives to drive key decisions and implementation
  • The ability to impact and influence customers and other business partners with a high degree of autonomy, flexibility, and the drive to create real and measurable business results as evidenced by deploying Cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies (including Microsoft Windows and open source platforms), business drivers, and emerging computing trends
Significant depth of technical experience in any of the following Azure services and technologies:
  • Azure Resource Manager APIs and Deployment Methodologies
  • Azure Application Services and Micro Services Patterns
  • Azure Compute
  • Azure Storage
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Security and Identity
  • Azure Backup and Recovery
  • Azure Container Services
  • Azure Data Platform
  • Azure Automation and Log Analytics
  • Demonstrated skill building deep technical relationships with executives and technical leads within customer organizations
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-1911909-JAX