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Microsoft Azure Architect
Posted on 6/27/2022
Northeastern United States, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
  • Understand enterprise-scale systems built on Microsoft technologies, both on-premise and cloud-based environments
  • Ability to design, construct, configure, and maintain all facets of an Azure Tenant
  • Ability to design, construct, configure, deploy, and maintain an Azure VPN
  • Ability to design, configure, deploy, and maintain Azure Active Directory, Azure Active Directory Connect, and Azure Active Directory Premium Features including but not limited to Multi-factor Authentication; Advanced Security Reports and Alerts, Information Protection, and Conditional Access
  • Ability to design, configure, deploy, and maintain ADFS in Azure and on premise
  • Ability to design, construct, configure, and maintain basic Identity solution including on-premises and Cloud based components
  • Ability to design, construct, configure, and maintain all facets of complex and multi-forest Identity solution including on-premises and Cloud based components
  • Ability to design configure, deploy, and maintain basic identity components including Domain Controllers
  • Ability to assess basic on-premises and cloud-based Identity environments for health, adherence to best practices and potential security risks
  • Ability to design, configure, deploy, and maintain Advanced Azure products including but not limited to: All Azure networking services, Azure Backup, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Ability to design, configure, deploy and maintain Microsoft Defender including the Microsoft Defender for 365 (Defender for Endpoint, O365, and Identity and Cloud App Security) and Azure Defender (Defender for Server, IoT, Container Registries, Storage, Kubernetes, Key Vault, and SQL)
  • Ability to interface with clients with technical ability and professionalism
  • Demonstrate ability to stay current with application Architecture best practices, existing and emerging technology platforms, and architectural and systems engineering industry trends
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, with both technical and non-technical personnel and customers
  • Must be able to lead customers through design sessions and help the customer make decisions
  • The Cloud Infrastructure Architect will provide pre-sales assistance to the sales team and practice manager
  • This position will provide leadership to the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization
  • Ability to proactively collaborate across internal, customer, and key partner teams
  • Must represent Planet's values to our customers every day
  • Must be comfortable with some level of travel
  • Ability to design, configure, deploy, and maintain Azure Data products including, but not limited to SQL Server, Azure Data Factory, Azure Cosmos DB, and Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Experience working for a technology consulting firm or software product company a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent technical training with 10+ years of enterprise level IT experience
  • Microsoft Azure Architect certification or the ability to obtain the certification within 60 days of hire
  • Microsoft Azure Security certification is nice to have
Planet Technologies

201-500 employees

Company Overview
New Planet Technologies, Inc. provides turn key systems for real time shipment tracking and logistics management.
  • Group Health Plans
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • 401K
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability Plans
  • MetLife Workplace Voluntary Employee Paid Benefits
  • MetLife Legal Plan
  • Verizon Wireless Phone Plan Discounts
  • Smart Dollar Program
  • Pet Insurance
Company Values
  • Trust - Trust is the cornerstone of everything we do. We strive to establish trust early in our relationships by negotiating with integrity and with a goal of delivering on time, every time. Doing the right thing for our customers will provide long-term benefit for Planet and our business relationships.
  • Creativity - We encourage and support our people to evaluate fresh approaches to business challenges and to offer our clients innovation and creative possibilities.
  • Evolve and Grow - We desire that our employees take personal ownership in their projects, learn new concepts, mentor, and apply their skills cross-functionally. We want our employees to become leading professionals in their areas of focus and provide the opportunities to do so.
  • Quality - We make certain that our clients are elated with our support and conduct regular surveys to measure our performance. Exceeding client expectations is a goal we set for every engagement. In support of this, we regularly recognize teams and individuals at Planet for raising the bar and making a difference.