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The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

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Volunteer Azure Architect:

We are looking for industry experts who want to give back to their community by laying the groundwork for something special.

Grow with our non-profit organization by providing much needed support to our organization. Help us lay the foundation of this new organization and work to provide positive technical, social + environmental change.

We are looking for Volunteer Azure Architect to develop a team for our nonprofit organization to provide the cloud tools and resources we need to thrive and grow!

Your volunteer role will be to oversee and grow your team of infrastructure and developers.

The ideal Azure Architect will be help The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative by advising, providing configuration and implementation of their Azure cloud platforms.

In this role, the Architect will have end to end responsibilities on strategy, design, and setup of cloud platforms with the unique opportunity to have an impact on the growth and process of the practice.

Additional responsibilities for our Azure Architect include:

  • Working with our volunteer board and volunteer staff to design and deliver systems for complex custom projects using the latest cloud services
  • Ensuring solutions are designed for high availability, scalability, security and supportability
  • Acting as a specialist focusing on cloud platform and services implementation
  • Architecting Azure cloud environments from inception through production deployment
  • Working as part of and managing of a cross-functional DevOps teams

To be considered for this role you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience with Azure
  • One or more Azure certifications
  • Relevant project experience designing and implementing resilient, highly available application architectures on Azure including entire cloud environment...not just a single workload
  • Software engineering background with heterogeneous infrastructure automation experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience architecting and designing cloud-native and microservice applications leveraging Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and/or serverless Function-as-a-Service (FaaS)
  • Understanding of ideal use cases for container-based workloads and experience orchestrating them (with a tool such as Kubernetes, Mesophere, Rancher)
  • Third-party Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tool experience (such as Jenkins, Travis, Bamboo, CircleCI)
  • Experience with at least one bootstrapping and/or configuration management tool (such as Salt, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Experience working with regulated environments (PCI, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Installation, configuration, and development including work within a production environment
  • Be a clever problem solver with the ability to think on your feet when needed
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically with clients to understand business needs and create technical solutions in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to provide technical feedback and leadership to other team members

We hope to hear from you soon and we greatly appreciate your interest with our organization!

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About The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative


3104 East Camelback Road, #409, Phoenix, AZ 85016, US

Mission Statement

Our organization seeks to research, develop, and implement engineering practices, designs, products, and methods that promote social and environmental justice and overall sustainability. Further, we strive to educate, advocate, plan and engineer the future development of our cities, towns, neighborhoods, farms - our planet.


The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative is a conscious engineering, social justice, and environmental justice organization that seeks to implement sustainable engineering practices, designs, and developments that adhere to social and environmental justice.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Race & Ethnicity


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


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