Azure Cloud Architect Azure Cloud Architect …

in Oslo, Norway
Permanent, Full time
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in Oslo, Norway
Permanent, Full time
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Azure Cloud Architect
We are looking for Microsoft Azure Cloud consultant who wish to grab Opportunity to build a rewarding career at Cognizant. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Microsoft Azure has become an extremely important technology platform for Cognizant and our clients. There is a growing demand for MS Azure solutions that we would like you to work on with us for our clients across different industries and regions.

Key Responsibilities
As a Microsoft Azure cloud consultant, you will design and implement meaningful cloud-based solutions for customers and bring value to their core businesses.


  • Work closely with the Azure cloud architect, Project managers for Cloud migration planning and implementation.
  • Conduct workshops for Cloud assessments with Business application owners to arrive the landing zones for Cloud transformation using 6R's framework.
  • Work closely with consultants from other Technology streams such as Digital workplace (DWP), security etc for during implementation of Cloud solutions.
  • Low-level design, creating work packages, Test cases and implementation of Cloud foundation Platform, Cloud applications (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) based on Microsoft Azure platform i.e Cloud CMP.
  • Build of Cloud platforms and solutions using IaaC and automation tools and capabilities such as Azure devops, Terraform etc.
  • Implement Azure Policies , mgmt groups for compliance, cost efficiency.
  • Work with Tools and automation team for integration of Azure native tools with ITSM and automation platform.
  • Closely follow and learn from evolution of MS Azure capabilities and services
  • Contribution to interesting programs, projects within Cognizant as part of Knowledge management towards Cloud - Center of Excellence (COE)
Job Requirements
Technical skills
Certified and proven Microsoft Azure solution design and implementation skills

  • Expertise in storage, network, compute and security solutions
  • Hands on experience on setting up azure foundation, fileshare, EXPRESSROUTE/ VPN connectivity, Windows virtual desktop, VM's , SQL DB's, logic app, App proxy, App services, azure SQL

  • Overall 12+ years of relevant IT experience
  • 2-3 years of core experience within Microsoft Azure application architecture design and cloud migrations.
  • Min 1 year experience in handling cloud migration projects.
  • Certification in AZ-104 is mandatory, AZ-400, Az-303 preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and good interpersonal skills
Nice to Have Skills

  • Norwegian Language is a nice-to-have
  • Deep industry skill will be an advantage.
Higher degree from a relevant field
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