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24 Jul 2020

Full-Time Azure App Modernization Consultant

New Signature – Posted by alois.gocke Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment!  New Signature’s Azure and DevOps team is growing fast and we’re looking for our next Azure App Modernization Consultant to join us.


What impact will you have in this role? 

Our Azure consultants provide guidance and hands-on Azure consulting to our customers. You will be helping companies with application modernization, providing guidance on creating and deploying to PaaS, Serverless, and Container environments and providing customers with the operational knowledge to continue to evolve their solution once in Azure.

What will you be doing day-to-day?

  • Work directly with New Signature clients to plan and design migrations to Azure.
  • Conduct workshop and whiteboarding sessions to identify requirements and explore design options.
  • Create a roadmap to modernize applications and move them to Azure, and execute on that roadmap.
  • Develop cloud governance plans using Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework and New Signature’s NS:GO Digital Operating Model.
  • Use ARM, Azure Policy, Blueprints and other technologies as part of integrated deployment pipelines for new solutions in Azure
  • Contribute to internal R&D projects and participate in the broader community through speaking and/or blogging
  • Adherence to New Signature and Client Information Security policies shall be met and followed at all times

What experience do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Experience with at least one of the following cloud infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code technologies such as:
    • ARM templates
    • Azure Blueprint
    • PowerShell
    • Azure DevOps
    • Terraform
  • Experience with at least some of the following Azure technologies:
    • Azure AD
    • Azure Security Center
    • Azure Backup
    • Azure Monitor
    • AKS
  • Experience implementing Application Insights
  • Expertise working with development teams, on Azure patterns and architecture
  • Experience delivering POCs and convert them into production delivery
  • Experience building web applications with any of the following languages: C#, Java, Ruby, or JavaScript
  • Experience with on-premises infrastructure technologies
  • PaaS expertise (App Service, data, serverless)
  • Data management (SQL, Cosmos)
  • Design & advise on sizing and costs
  • Serverless automated deployments

What personality traits and other capabilities are important for this role?

  • Time management and time accounting is a must as this is a billable role for client delivery

What education and certification credentials are needed for this role?

  • Has passed or is close to passing at least one of the Azure technical certification exams exams (AZ103, AZ203, AZ500, AZ300 & AZ301, or AZ400)

Does the role require travel?

  •  Travel up to 30% of the time might be required.

Security Responsibility:

All employees must act in accordance with New Signature’s corporate security standards.


New Signature is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. Behind every interaction is our dedication to provide outstanding experiences and to build authentic relationships with those around us. We are passionate about driving transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The New Signature team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance. 

New Signature was named the top Microsoft partner in the United States and the United Kingdom in 2014 and again in the United States in 2015—becoming the first partner ever to win the prestigious US Partner of the Year award two years in a row. With over 600 individual technology certifications, New Signature is a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft advancements and couples these powerful technologies with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community. 


Our employees are driven by our values and know that they make a positive difference every time that they help a customer to solve their challenges. Our focus on delivering great customer experiences empowers our people to build rewarding relationships that contribute to our positive work environment.   You can learn more about our culture here:  New Signature Culture


We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success.

We harness technology to drive business, but we never let that replace our human connections. We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success and instill confidence in our customers through relationships forged from trust.


We are giving and respectful.

With our efforts to always be generous, we elevate our service level with empathetic and considerate communications and actions. We always find a way to support our customers and colleagues by giving of our time and talent and equally respecting the time and talent of others.


We tell it as it is, with positive intent.

Being authentic helps to nurture our strong and trusted relationships. We are honest, transparent, and reliable. When you partner with New Signature, you are partnering with a group of purposeful, outcome-driven and results-oriented professionals.


We push the boundaries at the intersection of people, process and technology.

For us, there are no limit to our dreams. We continually innovate and push boundaries at the intersection of people, process, and technology to bring our customers and colleagues the best solutions first.


As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, New Signature understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  

New Signature prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at New Signature. 


New Signature requires the candidate to prove eligibility to work in the United States or Canada (depending on the location of the job) within three days of being employed. All final candidates will be asked to complete a background check in both the US and Canada. These record checks can include any or all of the following: education verification, employment verification, drug screening and criminal record check. Positions that require significant travel may also require a driving record check.

For US Applicants: New Signature is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  E-Verify is only used upon acceptance of a job offer and completion of the Form I-9.

Click here for the E-Verify Participation Poster (available in English and Spanish)

If you require this notice in another language provided by DHS, please contact us at 202.452.5923 

Click here for more information on Your Right to Work  or  Visit the USCIS website here for more information on E-Verify

For Canadian Applicants: New Signature is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, New Signature will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call 416.971.4267. Please ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).

All Applicants: New Signature is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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