Azure Solution Architect

Westfield, Indiana
Engineering /
Full-time /
SEP has an immediate opening for an experienced Azure solution architect. This position gets involved in our early discussions with clients looking to understand what solutions may be appropriate to the problems they've asked us to solve, provides guidance to our teams during development, and reviews existing architectures for improvement.

This is a client-facing consulting role responsible for leading technical discovery and solution discussions with our clients working with a wide variety of client stakeholders in IT, engineering, and marketing, as well as our client’s executive leaders.

What we have to offer

    • Clients in a variety of domains with challenging problems to solve
    • Flexible, reasonable work schedules
    • Extensive opportunities to learn and develop yourself
    • A community of friendly, talented, and effective peers
    • Gorgeous facilities

What you'll be doing

    • Consult on and lead architectural activities on new and existing software systems
    • Support sales meetings with your architectural expertise
    • Quickly build trust with our clients
    • Develop architectural prototypes to validate candidate solutions
    • Occasional travel for meetings with clients
    • Mentor software engineers both within and external to your team
    • Work on projects in a wide variety of domains: life science, medical, aerospace, finance, heavy machinery (did we mention we have a lot of variety!?)
    • Build and deliver great software while maintaining a clear understanding and vision of the client’s needs
    • Guide team members towards effective solutions during all stages of the project
    • Develop, present, and defend solution recommendations to client technical and business stakeholders
    • Maintain project momentum through timely communication and problem solving with all stakeholders
    • Keep up to date in your knowledge of Azure platform tools as new tools are released and existing tools are revised
    • Deepen engineering expertise and technical capacity of team members through constructive feedback
    • Help your teams, clients, and SEP constantly get better

Key attributes for applicants

    • A passion for great products, software development, and learning
    • Breadth and depth of technical knowledge, and eagerness to share that knowledge
    • Great team skills
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Interacting with clients in a technical role during sales discussions
    • 5+ years professional experience with Azure
    • 5+ years professional experience with system architecture
    • 10+ years professional experience with mainstream development technologies
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
    • Must not require visa sponsorship or have work authorization based on OPT or CPT
    • Must be able to work from our office in Westfield, IN

Preferred additional experience

    • Guiding strategies for determining integration points (such as Dynamics 365, SalesForce, other)
    • Leading teams or organizations
    • Communicating across organizational levels, including C-suite
    • Conference speaking
    • Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification
SEP is a software product design and development company located in Westfield, IN. We provide powerful teams of thoughtful developers and designers to bring ideas to life. Founded in 1988, SEP is one of Indiana’s largest software development firms with 160 employees. Our clients span from Fortune 100 to scale-up companies. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an ESOP and are consistently recognized for our great culture (Top Workplaces, Best Place to Work in Indiana, Techpoint Mira).

We are an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. All employment is decided based on qualifications, performance, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.