Enterprise Architect - Cloud Infrastructure

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    James Lesniak

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Enterprise Architect - Azure Cloud

US Citizens or Green Card Holder Only


  • Understand and address customer's IT and business requirements by designing and implementing tailored solutions.
  • Utilize IaaS, PaaS, DevOps, and IaC to develop solutions for our organization and clients.
  • Cultivate strong client relationships to promote continuous cloud adoption and maturity.
  • Lead or contribute to technical design sessions and prepare necessary documentation.
  • Implement infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform, Ansible, or Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for automated provisioning and management of Azure resources.
  • Translate business needs into technological solutions.
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to manage client expectations and communications.
  • Lead successful projects with a focus on Customer Success and desired business outcomes.
  • Mentor others in Azure architecture and IaC.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies.
  • Engage with new technologies and products, often pioneering their design and implementation.
  • Perform hands-on implementation work for our organization and clients.


  • Design and implement advanced functions within Azure and other cloud platforms, with a focus on security, scalability, and compliance.
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) using Terraform, Ansible, or ARM templates.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure services, including PaaS offerings.
  • Expertise in designing and implementing networking solutions within Azure and Amazon VPC, including virtual networks, subnets, and network security groups.
  • Experience with cloud-specific networking services.
  • Plan, design, and implement LANs and WANs.
  • Collaborate with teams to ensure resilience, security, and optimal performance of Azure infrastructure.
  • Drive architecture discussions on cloud security, privacy, and compliance.
  • Ensure best practices for securing cloud environments.
  • Proficiency in IAM, firewalls, VPNs, and IPS.
  • Understand DevOps practices and integrate security into CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proficiency in writing code (e.g., Python, Terraform, PowerShell) for automation.
  • Application modernization via containerization, automatic scaling, and load balancing.
  • Familiarity with Enterprise AI implementations.
  • Holistic understanding of various enterprise infrastructure components.
  • Engage specialists to complete deliverables while maintaining alignment with the overall Strategic Architecture and Design.
  • Bridge technical knowledge with mature business discussions.
  • Develop implementation plans based on business requirements and IT strategies.
  • Analyze problems, propose creative solutions, and implement them efficiently.
  • Strong project management alignment.
  • Demonstrate proactive monitoring and risk mitigation.
  • Prioritize customer needs and business outcomes.
  • Support sales pursuits and client relationships.
  • Align solutions with client's business goals.
  • Deliver technical content aligned with business goals.
  • Translate complex technical concepts into clear, actionable recommendations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Explain technical concepts clearly to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Minimum 10 years of IT experience with hands-on experience relevant to the role.
  • 3-5 years of experience with cloud-based technologies (Azure preferred, AWS, GCP) specializing in enterprise workloads.
  • 5 years of experience in solution design and technical leadership on enterprise engagements.