Jamison Kissh

Jamison Kissh

Azure Architect

Boston, MA, US




Experienced Azure Architect with a proven track record of successfully delivering complex Azure projects. Skilled in cloud infrastructure, automation, and security.

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Senior ManagerPwC

    Jul, 2023 - Present

    As a Senior Manager in PwC's Engineering Cloud Foundation Center of Excellence, I oversee the technical delivery of Azure projects for clients.

    • Oversee technical delivery of Azure projects for clients

    • Lead cross-functional teams to achieve project success

    • Provide strategic guidance to clients on Azure architecture and best practices

  • ManagerPwC

    Jul, 2021 - Jul, 20231 year 11 months

    As a Manager in PwC's Microsoft Platform Engineering practice, I oversaw the technical delivery of Azure projects for clients.

    • Served as the chief architect for an Azure migration and replatforming initiative, migrating 100s of workloads

    • Led a team to create Azure Policy definitions and CI/CD pipeline to release policies for a Fortune 500 client

    • Achieved a cost savings through implementing Azure cost optimization strategies

  • Senior AssociatePwC

    Jul, 2018 - Jul, 20213 years

    Consulted with organizations on cloud strategy and implementation, focusing mostly on Azure.

    • Created automation to reduce manual effort during disaster recovery activities, including testing and disaster declaration

    • Built Azure cost optimization analysis on Azure Databricks for repeatable Azure billing data analysis

    • Designed and built an automated deployment for a globally distributed data platform in Azure using Terraform and Jenkins

    • Delivered technical training and mentoring to junior team members

  • AssociatePwC

    Oct, 2016 - Jul, 20181 year 9 months

    As an Associate at PwC, I played a key role in Azure design and implementation projects.

    • Performed a large-scale Azure design and implementation for a large utility company

    • Designed and implemented a hosted data analytics service for a Fortune 500 client

    • Contributed to the development and delivery of Azure-related workshops for clients

  • System AdministratorBoston University Questrom School of Business

    Aug, 2013 - Oct, 20163 years 2 months

    Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Questrom School of Business' IT systems.

    • Implemented VMware Horizon DaaS offering for students, enhancing access to virtualized resources

    • Led implementation of VMware Disaster Recovery as a Service (vCloud DRaaS) for key services within Questrom

    • Modernized and standardized classroom AV systems while introducing new collaborative spaces and technology

    • Automated server administration tasks using Ansible

    • Implemented Nagios monitoring engine for Linux and Windows servers

  • Adjunct InstructorBoston University Questrom School of Business

    Sep, 2014 - May, 20158 months

    Adjunct instructor for new IS 223 "Information Systems in Context" class for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.



  • Azure




    Policy / Governance

    Cost Optimization

  • Scripting and Infrastructure as Code




  • Containerization



  • DevOps Tools


    Azure DevOps




  • Computer Information Systems, Security, Master of Science (M.S.), Boston University

    Dec, 2015 - Dec, 2019

  • Business Administration and Management, General, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Boston University

    Sep, 2009 - May, 2014





  • 2015 Dean's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Operational Excellence , Boston University Questrom School of Business Dean's Office

    Awarded on: May 31, 2015

    Inaugural award given to two staff members for exceptional contributions to the daily operations of the school.



  • Aviation

    Student Pilot