Azure Cloud ArchitectThought Leader CEI is a rapidly expanding leading end-to-end Solutions provider driving transformation and innovation for our customers to help harness change to gain competitive advantage through Advisory Services, Custom Software Solutions, Application Management and Staffing Solutions. Founded in 1992, CEI is a minority co-founded and owned enterprise and is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise with continued growth and success. CEI has been acknowledged on the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth time for year-over-year growth. CEI is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA with regional offices in Washington, DC Philadelphia, PA Denver CO Orlando, Charlotte NC FL Chicago IL and Virginia Beach, VA. We also have a multi-national presence in Peru, Spain and India. What wersquore looking for CEI currently has an opening for an Azure Cloud Architect Thought Leader in our Custom Applications Division whose passion is leading teams to build great customer solutions. The Azure Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and evolve their business through the use of Azurersquos Cloud, web-scale data centers, and software infrastructure. You should expect to work with a team of experts and help lead as well as contribute back to that team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape and drive transformative solutions for our diverse portfolio of enterprise clients nationwide. Responsibilities Lead customers in building leading-edge solutions using the latest Azure cloud technologies. Provide technical leadership and act as a subject matter expert as you help our team and our customersrsquo architect, design, and develop custom software using modern technologies and approaches deliver modern web, mobile, and data solutions using modern tools, frameworks, and agile methods. Desires hands-on experience with clientsmdashwhere you can make a difference every day! Participate in local and regional technical related Webinars, meetups and events Considers consulting across a wide domain of clients and cutting edge technology a key ingredient to job satisfaction Continuous learner who has recently read, watched, and listened to material related to the field of software architecture and development Qualifications and Requirements Bachelors Degree or higher in Computer Science 8+ years of software development experience 5+ Years of experience leading teams and customers in architecture, design, migration, implementations in cloud solutions using modern technologies and approaches in the Azure Cloud space Experience Supporting Solutions sales process as an SME to educate clients in Best practices. Strong track record of helping teams deliver modern web, mobile, and data solutions using modern tools, frameworks, and agile methods. Passion and drive to listen to customersrsquo needs, craft solutions and roadmaps to those solutions, and deliver with outstanding customer service and the Ability to build a trusted advisory relationship with strategic accounts and engage with Architects, VP of Engineering, CTO, and CIO. Experience building, architecting, designing, and implementing highly-distributed global cloud-based systems with experience in network infrastructure, security, data, or application development involving cloud-native solutions Experience with modern software architecture practices, hybrid cloud deployments, and on-premise to cloud migration deployments and roadmaps Ability to design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives. Polished communication skills, both written and verbal, which enable you to engage with customers and your team in a confident and enjoyable manner. Healthcare industry expertise is a plus. Why work for us? Combining our core values of integrity, excellence, dedication, fairness, and trust and commitment to quality with our client-first model, wersquove been fortunate to thrive and grow, most recently being acknowledged on the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth time for year-over-year growth. Our employees are the key to our success ndash delivering amazing solutions and results for our customers, while fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration. Our core values of integrity, excellence, dedication, fairness and trust are embedded into our everyday practices. Check out httpwww.ceiamerica.com httpwww.ceiamerica.com to get a closer look at who we are and what we do! CEI is an equal opportunity employer. CEI complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring Practices. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.