Principal Azure Cloud Architect


Principal Azure Cloud Architect

Austin, TX
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Cloud49 is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cloud Architect to join our team. The Principal Cloud Solutions Architect will support our exponentially growing public cloud services business. Work scope ranges from implementations to managed services. Candidate needs the maturity to understand customer business requirements and craft scalable and resilient cloud architectures using Azure Cloud Services. The Principal Cloud Solution Architect will engage with customers in both pre and post implementation capacities and must be equally comfortable interacting with application developers, system administrators, or business users. Candidate must be willing to invest time and energy to train, grow skills, and gain certifications as training and developing our employees is a core company value.


    Professional level experience as an Azure architect

    Vetting cloud based solutions and leading architecture and design discussions

    Deploying the agreed upon architecture, migrations, and managed services

    Expert level understanding of Azure including:

    • Compute Strategies and technologies (Virtual Machines, Azure Functions, Azure Container Instances such as Azure Kubernetes)
    • Azure migration (Including Site Recovery)
    • Azure Network and Gateways (Network OSI, ExpressRoute Circuit design and configuration, VPN Gateway Design and Configuration, Network Security Groups and VNET Service Endpoints)
    • Identity and Security Workloads (Azure RBAC, MFA, Seamless SSO and identity management approaches utilizing authentication tech)
    • Azure Storage (Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual network integration, SAS, SSE, RBAC, and Azure Storage Security and analytics)
    • Azure ITFM (Quoting, enterprise agreements, tenants and subscriptions management, and cost management)
    • Azure Business Continuity (Recovery Solution Hybrid Cloud, highly available solutions)

    Demonstrated experience working in a Windows or Linux production environment

    Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Powershell, and Bash

    Experience with Terraform, Ansible, monitoring tools


    • Professional Cloud certifications including certified solution architect

    LOCATION: Austin, Texas, USA – In office/datacenter (50%) and Remote (50%)

    NOTE: Candidate must be a US Citizen and pass a full background check

    TRAVEL: 0% - Minimal

    Cloud49 has its roots in Alaska, the 49th state of the union. Although we've grown and traded the scenic Alaskan frontier for Austin's digital frontier, we still carry on the traditions of rugged determination and can-do spirit against all odds. We offer a work environment unlike any other grounded in authenticity, mutual support, and a spirit of service. We still think like a startup and enjoy a casual atmosphere, but take our work seriously and focus on delivering amazing customer experiences. Every engineer at Cloud49 is continually developed with robust training and certification programs designed to keep their skills relevant and growing. We offer competitive benefits including a flexible work schedule, 100% paid medical, and unlimited PTO.