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Manager, Technology - Azure Cloud Application Architect

Houston, TX, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

Manager, Technology - Azure Cloud Application Architect

At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. We offer the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering ground-breaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

  • Develop, lead and deliver large-scale Azure cloud application development and transformation engagements, helping enterprise customers understand cloud considerations, develop cloud application strategies and helping refactor existing applications for Azure, as well as develop new Azure-based cloud-native applications on Azure PaaS
  • Executing technical feasibility assessments and solution estimations for moving identified databases and integrations to the Azure Platform
  • Experience with Big Data architectures running on Azure Azure Data Platform – Azure Data Lake, Data Factory, Data Management Gateway, Azure Storage Options, Document DB, Data Lake Analytics, Stream Analytics, Event Hubs, Azure SQL
  • Open Source development, and experience with Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive is a plus
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Azure Big Data experience
  • Azure ML experience is preferred

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

Fluent English language skills a must

Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills

Good understanding of the full software development life cycle

Experience in delivering against tight timelines

Proven leadership and managerial skills to manage client accounts and lead teams of 20+ people, throughout the project lifecycle.

Working knowledge of all infrastructure domains including data centres, networks, storage, servers, service monitoring and end user computing

Experience with leading cloud platforms across SAAS, PAAS and IAAS.

Familiar with ITIL processes for IT service management

IT strategy experience for planning migrations to public or hybrid clouds including program planning and costing

About Global Markets

Sapient Global Markets, a part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of services to today’s evolving financial and commodity markets. We provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and commodity centers worldwide, as well as in large technology development and operations outsourcing centers. For more information, visit

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.
Sapient is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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