Azure Architect - IoT

As an Azure Cloud Architect at Productive Edge, you will be a member of a high-performing team delivering software solutions to clients. To excel, an Azure Cloud Architect, you would make use of the following experience and skills:

  • Thorough understanding and experience with IoT protocols like MQTT, AMQP and HTTPS
  • Good understanding of concepts like Device Provisioning, Device Management, Device Twin, Edge Analytics and demonstrable application of these concepts in past projects
  • Understanding and experience with Cloud IoT platforms specifically Azure (specifically Azure PaaS services like Azure IoT hub, Stream Analytics, CosmosDB, Azure Functions, Azure AppService etc) and ability to demonstrate experience architecting cloud first highly scalable applications
  • Experience with device firmware and connectivity to the cloud. Knowledge of using IoT cloud platforms SDK as part of device firmware
  • Understanding of key solution scenarios like over the air updates and command and control
  • Strong understanding of security across device, connectivity, cloud and user access
  • Basic understanding of hardware engineering impact to IoT projects
  • Thorough knowledge of Azure Platform Services from a scalability, global deployments perspective
  • 5+ years hands-on design and development experience with the MS platform, ASP.Net, MVC
  • 5+ years development experience using C#
  • Experience with object-oriented design and development, including strong working knowledge and experience with various architectural and design patterns
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Successful completion of multiple projects working in an Agile team environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customer business and technology stakeholders
  • Experience with designing and implementing large software systems, and working with distributed teams to deliver them in a timely manner without sacrificing quality
  • Experience working effectively with offshore developers
  • Must be a self-starter who requires minimal supervision
  • Experienced in problem-solving, and able to follow a methodical implementation process
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, and rapidly changing priorities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

About Productive Edge

Productive Edge is a Chicago-based Digital Strategy and Technology Agency. We help clients with launching differentiated client engagement strategies, enhancing employee experience and optimizing their operations. Our technology specializations include modern enterprise mobility, digital experience platforms, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cloud-native solutions, internet of things, mixed reality and blockchain.

Productive Edge offers the unique opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, highly-collaborative environment. Because we focus on building long-term partnerships with our clients, Productive Edge team members are constantly challenged to anticipate the technological needs of diverse corporations. Our passion for developing the best solutions to today’s enterprise challenges makes Productive Edge such a rewarding place to work. We also offer an attractive suite of benefits including health, vision and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401k retirement plan.

Our reputation for delivering premium technological support means that we are growing all the time. We have an open loft-style work environment in downtown Chicago, steps from the red/brown line and a fun work atmosphere with outings, foosball, stocked fridge and other activities. While we have a fun work environment and a passion for what we do, we also have a flawless record of timely delivery for our clients and expect each team member to embrace our high-performance standards.

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