Practice Lead – Cloud Solutions and Services

With Rand Group in Houston TX US

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Posted on November 07, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


cloud, azure, testing

Job description

Opportunity to Start and Lead a Cloud IaaS Consulting Practice!

Join our team and to build and lead our Cloud Solutions and Services practice. You will use your Cloud computing skills and knowledge to work on and lead projects that deliver innovative solutions to challenging client problems. If you love Cloud are looking for an opportunity to build a practice and advance your career to a new level then Rand Group is the place for you!

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Rapid Advancement Opportunity
  • Objective and comprehensive bonus programs reward your contributions:

Production Bonus

Travel Bonus  

Recruiting Referral Bonus

New Business Referral Bonus

  • 100% company paid major medical health benefits
  • 100% company paid dental insurance, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability
  • 401k Plan with match

Work Life Balance:

  • Travel no more than 35%
  • 4 weeks PTO + Bonus PTO at 5, 10 and 15 years of service
  • Annual Charity match to a non-profit of your choice 

Career Advancement :

  • Performance evaluations twice a year
  • 80 hours annual training
  • Personal Development Plan that is updated annually for career progression


  • Participate in all aspects of the Cloud adoption and deployment lifecycle from concept, design, requirements, coding, customization, testing, and remediation through to packaging and deployment
  • Architect and develop Cloud solutions using various Azure workloads
  • Responsible for developing all aspects of the IaaS business including compute, virtualization, storage, backup, network, disaster and recovery, business continuity, and security
  • Oversee subscriptions and tenant configuration, testing, deployment and ongoing management
  • Provide go-live and post-deployment support
  • Perform project management
  • Supervise and mentor staff
  • Ensure quality assurance on services
  • Proactively manage client relationships and become a trusted advisor
  • Support business development and sales
  • Serve as an escalation resource


  • 8+ years of Microsoft Cloud and Windows legacy environment experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related degree
  • Experience with design and deployment of Azure based Cloud and Hybrid Cloud IaaS
  • Experience with Azure service levels for compute, storage and BC/DR
  • Experience with Microsoft’s CSP subscription model
  • Experience writing requirements, configuration, testing and deployment documents
  • Prepare and present sales presentations in written and verbal form
  • Aptitude for understanding and troubleshooting technical problems
  • Possess strong decision making and time management skills

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