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Senior Cloud Architect - Azure

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Job Description

Exciting and technical role leading architecture of Azure cloud projects for key clients in Japan with an international team


  • Design architectures for high availability, data redundancy, data loss prevention, and site recovery for clients' infrastructures
  • Manage development, testing and production of Azure Infrastructure-as-a-code utilizing Powershell and Terraform
  • Define and implement new architectures in client environments for high throughput and scale, managing capacity planning and load balancing strategies
  • Design and implement the provisioning of Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS), Azure Container Registry, NGINX Ingress Controller, Service Mesh, and more
  • Ensure data security through implementing a strong security architecture
  • Drive automation of infrastructure, applications and software-defined networking by using Azure DevOps tools

Required skills
5+ years of working experience as a Cloud Architect, either in vendor a or in-house
Excellent knowledge of:

  • Azure CLI and Powershell
  • Container platforms and tools including Kubernetes, Docker, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Container Service (ACS)
  • Azure Advanced Networking

Azure cloud related certification
Business level Japanese AND English

*Please note that you must be allowed to work in Japan at the time of application, as new visas cannot be sponsored at this time.

Preferred skills

  • Experience with Identity Management and Secrets Management
  • Client-facing experience in Japan

Personal Attributes

  • Flexible mindset to adjust to new requirements
  • Ability to work well with tight deadlines

About our client
Our client is a global vendor of IT solutions, who have been active in the Japan market for a long time. You will be able to work with colleagues and counterparts from around the world.
There is a lot of room for growth, as the company is gradually expanding in Japan.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment