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Azure Cloud Architect

Enterprise .NET | Chicago, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Cognizant Softvision is a leading software product engineering company, creating impactful end-to-end digital products and solutions that connect brands with customers. Delivering sustainable innovation, agility and a connection that inspires engagement and business transformation, we’ve worked with some of the world’s largest leading brands.

Cognizant Softvision has more than 5,000 product, design and engineering professionals across a network of global studios in 9 countries and five continents. Learn how Cognizant Softvision designs experiences and engineers outcomes that result in memorable interactions at or follow us @WeAreSoftvision.  


As a Cloud Thought Leader, You will provide technical and architectural leadership and play a key role in building an enterprise cloud-hosted, distributed services solution, requiring expertise in cloud-native architecture, containers, messaging, microservices, integration, enterprise-level security, and modern software development include Agile/Scrum methodology, CI/CD practices. 


  • Very strong architecture skills in both Application & Infrastructure e.g. understands the fundamental architecture principles but not necessarily specialized in specific programming language/technology
  • Knowledge of one or more programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, etc.
  • Expertise in Cloud Architecture, Azure, ASB, Azure SQL, Azure Search, CosmosDB
  • Experience supporting peer teams and their responsibilities; such as infrastructure, operations, engineering, info-security
    Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Ansible, Puppet, Octopus, Chef, Sal 
  • Experience with any claims-based authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC), MFA, JIT, and/or RBAC / Ping, etc.

Cognizant Softvision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No 3rd Party Agency Candidates.