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Azure Security Solution Architect

Wolverine Worldwide | Rockford, Michigan Job ID 2022-10343


Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, Sweaty Betty and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

The Solution Architect effectively operates as a technology expert within Azure security.  Identifies, plans and implements new or enhanced systems to meet the company business requirements in an efficient and economical manner. This is a 100% remote position.

Job Description

  • Collaborate with team to drive architecture and deliver customer solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform with a specialized focus on Azure capabilities specific to security, virtualization, migration, and automation.
  • Assist in design, testing, and migration of various on-prem solutions to the cloud following industry best practices
  • Communicates with other teams to determine requirements; plays prominent role in the design of cloud-based technologies to support the business
  • Author and review security and technical documentation suitable for systems control and technical direction
  • Functions as a technology leader on large projects and/or project leader on small and medium projects; coordinates resources, milestone schedules and related communication; responsible for delivery of assigned work area(s) or project(s)
  • Uses standard team/department methods and processes to complete work; assists in developing methods and processes when required
  • Leads and/or assists team members and customers with problem solving related to cloud-based system performance and usage; collaborates effectively across teams as needed
  • Participates in and supports disaster recovery initiatives and change management standards and procedures; assists in developing standards and procedures when required
  • Participates in preparation of annual budgets and projects
  • Evaluates make vs. buy system solutions under general direction; maintains awareness of current technologies and trends; assimilates new technology into company work environment
  • Develops technical and business proficiency through education, work assignments, research and technical/user group participation; demonstrates practical application of learning and actively shares knowledge across functional area
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by Manager
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree (or its foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting, designing and implementing cloud systems
  • 5+ years’ experience configuring, installing, and maintaining cloud services (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS)
  • Demonstrated significant experience with Microsoft Azure in an Enterprise environment with a focus on security
  • Strong understanding of cloud governance principles and policy establishment
  • Experience leading problem resolution of cloud-based systems, including go-live/post go-live support
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills; ability to operate at a high level both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated experience leading analysis, project work and problem solving both independently and as part of a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.