Sr. Application Architect in Scottsdale, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Sr. Application Architect 

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Job Description


Do you know that the future of Azure is already here and want to help others understand what they are missing out on? Does the drop of the latest Azure Newsletter inspire you to log in and start planning on how to leverage the updates? Then why not join others who share your drive as part of a customer focused, high performance, high integrity team of technology professionals? As a Senior Application Architect you’ll be filling a crucial role within the Advisory Consulting and Product Management organization. Come leverage your experience as a Microsoft professional to help drive cloud understanding and adoption.

We deliver world class IT solutions 365/24/7.  We’re in search of a dynamic individual who is passionate about technology and providing best-in-class customer service. We are open to filling this exciting and unique opportunity anywhere in the continental U.S.

The Senior Application Architect is an advanced-level technical role within the Advisory Consulting and Product Management organization. The individual in this crucial role will be one of our most senior and experienced Microsoft professionals.


The Senior Application Architect will be responsible for analyzing complex strategic and tactical problems, advising customers on strategies, approaches and roadmaps for their Microsoft applications and technologies, and contributing significantly to engineering viable solutions for all segments of the organization; adding value through Increased Market Competitiveness, Cost Offsetting/Revenue Growth, and Improved Services and Service Lifecycle Delivery.

This Senior Application Architect will serve as both an external consultant to customers and an internal consultant to various organizations.  As an external consultant, this resource will provide advisory services to our Microsoft customers and prospects, providing guidance on architecture, implementation, and operation of their application and technology environments. Additionally, as an external consultant, this resource will act as an escalation point to help resolve difficult, complex and/or pervasive Microsoft issues.  This role will also provide guidance and direction to all organizations regarding Microsoft best practices, product offerings, interactions with Microsoft and many other areas; includes continually assessing Industry Best-Practices and Emerging Technologies for potential fit in the Product Strategy.

Required Qualifications:

Senior Application Architect

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years professional work experience.
  • 7+ years’ Architecture/Engineering experience. (12+ years’ for Principle Role)

Principle Application Architect

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years professional work experience.
  • 12+ years’ Architecture/Engineering experience.

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience in implementation and migration consulting for Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience in operational management of Microsoft applications (Dynamics AX), technologies (SQL, Active Directory, .Net), and/or cloud platform (Azure IaaS and PaaS).
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX, SQL, and/or Azure technical certifications.
  • Excellent relationships with Microsoft product, partner and/or sales organizations.
  • Deep experience with the Microsoft technology stack, including SQL, SSRS/SSAS, X++, Active Directory, .Net and/or Azure services (IaaS, Azure SQL, Service Fabric, etc.) .
  • Experience leveraging hyperscale cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services to support enterprise application workloads.
  • Experience in delivering assessment and advisory consulting services.
  • Experience in developing C level relationships.
  • Microsoft Technical Certifications (MCDBA, MSCE, etc.).
  • Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) status preferred.
  • Experience architecting hybrid IT solutions, meaning architectures that span on-premises, hosted private cloud and hyperscale cloud environments.


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