Lumen AZURE Senior Lead Cloud Solutions Consultant - Work From Home in Iowa
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Lumen is looking for an Azure experienced Cloud Solution Consultant for post sales Architecture and Design activities. The Cloud Solution Consultant drives the Azure-based target architecture and design and works with the customer, the Cloud Engineers, as well as other Lumen teams to deliver the solution.
The Main Responsibilities
This position is a highly technical, customer facing role that is accountable for architecting the end-to-end customer cloud solution and design as well as assisting in the deployment experience. This includes but is not limited to discovery activities, architectural design sessions, input on level of effort for consumption, features, and consulting services labor as well as input into the project delivery planning and support during the customer implementation delivery. The ideal candidate has previous experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture and application design discussions with senior customer executives to drive cloud solutions. Five or more years of real-world project experience with architecture, design implementation and/or support of distributed applications designed to run in the Azure cloud or across hybrid cloud and on-premises environments. Proven project delivery experience, in architecting and designing cloud solutions and deployment of projects in Azure required. A computer science or related engineering or technical degree is required.
Ability to build customer/partner relationships.
Proven track record of building deep technical relationships to grow cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accounts.
Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts & ensuring follow through.
Prior work experience in a consulting/architecture position within a software & services company.
Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources.
What We Look For in a Candidate
6-8 years' experience with deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends.
Strong understanding of cloud virtualization, storage, and networking.
Understanding of cloud governance technologies for cost management and control.
Understanding of common database technologies such as SQL Database/Server, Oracle, MySQL.
Deep technical experience in enterprise mobile, identity, and access control, & security solutions.
Solid understanding of modern DevOps practices, including automation, continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and continuous integration methodologies.
Deep understanding of cloud-based Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery practices.
Strong verbal and written communication and ability to drive discovery and solutioning sessions with customers.
Certifications : Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
What to Expect Next
Requisition #: 246657
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