Azure Solutions Architect

Location: Washington, DC
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!

We have an immediate opening for an Azure Solutions Architect in Washington, DC

  • Setup, configuration and deployment of Azure File and Sync and Azure Stack, in addition to leveraging scripting technologies (especially PowerShell and PowerCLI) to better automate systems management.
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders to analyze requirements, architect and present proposed solutions 
  • Deploy and configure accepted systems

  • 5 years of experience with cloud/virtualization technologies from any vendor (Microsoft, Amazon, VMware, Citrix, Xen or KVM)
  • At least 1 year with Microsoft Hyper-V
  • 1 year of experience with Microsoft Azure platform, including machine image, networking, load balancing, disaster recovery and storage components. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure is highly preferred.
  • 3 years of experience with scripting in any form (Batch, Bash, PowerShell, Python, or other)
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming, Python, C#,, C++
  • Knowledge of SQL, NoSQL or TSQL
  • Demonstrable knowledge of XML and JSO
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Hybrid Clouds
  • Strong knowledge of architecture, design, and system engineering of enterprise systems using Enterprise Architecture, ITSM, Project Management, Process Improvement, and Maturity methodologies and frameworks (TOGAF, SDLC, ITIL, PMP, Six Sigma, COBIT, CMMI)
  • Troubleshooting skills for distributed, networked systems, including the use of tools such as WireShark, NMAP, xmlspy and similar
  • Advanced reporting skills (SSRS, PowerBI, Crystal Reports)

Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of related experience 
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • U.S. Citizenship 
  • Public Trust clearance or the ability to obtain. 

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