Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s Intelligent Cloud team is growing fast and we're looking for our next Azure App Modernization Consultant to join us.
What impact will you have in this role?
Our Azure consultants provide guidance and hands-on Azure consulting to our customers. You will be helping companies with application modernization, providing guidance on creating and deploying to PaaS, Serverless, and Container environments and providing customers with the operational knowledge to continue to evolve their solution once in Azure.
What will you be doing day-to-day?
Work directly with the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) clients to plan and design migrations to Azure.
Conduct workshop and whiteboarding sessions to identify requirements and explore design options.
Create a roadmap to modernize applications and move them to Azure, and execute on that roadmap.
Develop cloud governance plans using Microsoft's Cloud Adoption Framework and the MBG's NS:GO Digital Operating Model.
Use ARM, Azure Policy, Blueprints and other technologies as part of integrated deployment pipelines for new solutions in Azure
Contribute to internal R&D projects and participate in the broader community through speaking and/or blogging
Adherence to the MBG and Client Information Security policies shall be met and followed at all times
What experience do you need to be successful in this role?
Experience with at least one of the following cloud infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code technologies such as:
Experience with at least some of the following Azure technologies:
Azure Security Center
Experience implementing Application Insights
Expertise working with development teams, on Azure patterns and architecture
Experience delivering POCs and convert them into production delivery
Experience with on-premises infrastructure technologies
PaaS expertise (App Service, data, serverless)
Data management (SQL, Cosmos)
Design & advise on sizing and costs
Serverless automated deployments
What personality traits and other capabilities are important for this role?
Time management and time accounting is a must as this is a billable role for client delivery
What education and certification credentials are needed for this role?
Has passed or is close to passing at least one of the Azure technical certification exams exams (AZ103, AZ203, AZ500, AZ300 & AZ301, or AZ400)
ABOUT THE COGNIZANT MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP (MBG)
The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose—advancing your cloud modernization journey with focus, simplicity and scale. The Microsoft Business Group is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider that leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft Cloud platform. We are designed to reflect how you think about cloud transformation from a platform native perspective. Our dedicated experts and trusted blueprint deliver your digital difference through the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. We turn digital potential into real business performance at speed.
Who We Are
We are the destination employer for Microsoft-committed professionals, providing depth of specialization and differentiated career paths. We have authentic conversations, build connections and grow careers while centering ourselves around our employees. We are a global team of certified consultants across all relevant technologies, coupled with cloud focused advisory consultants. With our supercharged talent, we are the world's best Microsoft partner. We prioritize investing and expanding.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.
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