Location: Remote

SG2 Recruiting is supporting a premier Microsoft partner and looking for an Azure Cloud Solutions Architect (CSA). You will use cloud and technical architecture expertise to help global brands and federal agencies solve challenging problems through innovative Microsoft technology solutions. Additionally, you will work remotely on exciting projects, future-proof your skills, and grow into your dream job alongside some of the most talented, knowledgeable, and dedicated technologists in the industry. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising clients and assisting them with cloud and digital transformation
  • Collaborating with business and technical stakeholders to gather requirements and convert them to generate systems design architecture documentation
  • Leading the design and implementation of PaaS services, constructs and deployment methods including Database-as-a-Service, App Services, storage and automation
  • Implementing PaaS and IaaS solutions in a public cloud platform such as Azure
  • Using Office 365 architecture experience to implement solutions with Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint Online, Automate (formerly Flow), and Teams
  • Using knowledge of identity and access management in on-premises solutions and the cloud inclusive of Azure Active Directory Connect, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), and third-party identity providers
  • Defining innovative solutions using concepts such as infrastructure-as-code, deployment orchestration, and automation templates
  • Remaining abreast of US government federal and defense regulatory and compliance requirements in order to drive successful governance strategies
  • Educating and influencing stakeholders and engineering teams on effective cloud solutions and best practices
  • Pursuing certifications to further your technical knowledge and advance your career
  • Participating in after-hours (evenings and weekends) planned maintenance operations and troubleshooting of critical issues
  • Mentoring and training internal technical teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field
  • Active Interim Secret US government clearance
  • Eight (8)+ years of professional experience in systems engineering
  • Hands on experience with enterprise cloud infrastructure architecture
  • Experience in a client-facing environment interacting with external technical and business stakeholders
  • Knowledge of traditional network architecture such as IP Addressing, subnetting, routing, switching, and firewalls
  • Hands on expertise in the implementation of encryption technologies (SSL, encryption, PKI)

If you have this, it is a bonus:

  • Industry recognized cloud architecture certifications
  • Active Secret, Top Secret or TS/SCI US Government clearance
  • Active participant in the technical community, including contribution to user groups, presenting, writing blogs, Stack Overflow, etc.
  • Experience implementing a DevOps strategy in an agile/scrum environment
  • An understanding of software development patterns and practices

Location: Remote

About Our Client:

An Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.