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Lumen Azure Sr Lead Cloud Consultant - Lumen MTS in Helena, Montana

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Lumen is looking for an Azure experienced Cloud Solution Consultant for pre and post sales Architecture and Design activities. The Cloud Solution Consultant drives the Azure-based target architecture design and works with the customer, the Cloud Engineers, as well as other Lumen teams to deliver the solution.

The Main Responsibilities

  • This position is a highly technical, customer facing role that is accountable for architecting the end-to-end customer cloud solution and design as well as assisting in the deployment experience.

  • This includes but is not limited to discovery activities, architectural design sessions, input on level of effort for consumption, features, and consulting services labor as well as input into the project delivery planning and support during the customer implementation delivery.

  • The ideal candidate will have previous experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture and application design discussions with senior customer executives to drive cloud solutions.

  • Five or more years of real-world project experience with architecture, design implementation and/or support of distributed applications designed to run in the Azure cloud or across hybrid cloud and on-premises environments.

  • Proven project delivery experience, in architecting and designing cloud solutions and deployment of projects in Azure required.

  • A computer science or related engineering or technical degree is required.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Required Skills:

  • Large-Enterprise experience in the following technologies:

  • Windows Server (2003 /2008/2012) & Desktop (7/8/10)

  • Active Directory / Group Policy / DHCP / DNS / DFS

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010/2013 / Office 365 design and engineering experience

  • Microsoft Lync Server 2013 & Skype for business

  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010/2013 backend design & implementation

  • Microsoft SQL Server engineering knowledge

  • Windows scripting - PowerShell / VBScript

  • Disaster recovery strategies

  • Strong understanding of virtualization concepts and technologies

  • Strong documentation & communication skills

  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

  • A broad range of technical skills with a strong desire to constantly expand skillset

  • Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete goals independently

  • Must be a team-player

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience with typically 8+ years Enterprise level support and design experience. Strong experience in operations and application administration & design

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Certifications:

Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate or foundational certifications with other cloud experience.

Project Experience:

  • 5-8 years of project experience designing and delivering Azure cloud solutions on an enterprise scale.

  • 5+ years of experience with creating pilots, prototypes, and proof-of-concepts to provide validation of specific scenarios.

  • 4-6 years of experience providing cloud solutions, including hybrid solutions on-premises or in the cloud, lift and-shift initiatives, migrations, and upgrades.

Requisition #: 260577

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EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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