Senior Microsoft Cloud Engineer – Fairfax, VA

Location: Fairfax VA
HQ Location: Fairfax, VA

About Accelera:

Accelera is a leader in the cloud and virtualization solutions, focused on growing and innovating within these dynamic technologies. We’ve been recognized by Inc. 500, Citrix Systems, Microsoft, Washington Technology industry leaders and by the Washington Business Journal as one of the fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington area. That success wouldn’t be possible without great people.

Job Description

Accelera Solutions, the 2015 Azure Federal Cloud Partner of the Year, is currently seeking a Senior Microsoft Cloud Engineer with a minimum of 7-10 years managing, designing, and implementing Microsoft solutions with recent experience on Office365, Lync and Skype for business.  This position would work with our professional services cloud consulting team.  The Senior Microsoft Cloud Engineer is primarily responsible for assisting with solution design and implementation of these technologies to our customers.  In addition, this role is expected to participate in a pre-sales capacity of writing statements of work, participating in bid responses, and engaging in technical discussions with customers.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to go through clearance process. TS Clearance a plus
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) in various Microsoft Cloud technologies (Office365, Skype for Business)
  • Ability to work standard Monday through Friday business hours with occasional afterhours and weekend scheduled project work
  • Ability to travel long distances when required (5-10%)
  • Ability to travel locally (within 50 miles of our Fairfax HQ) frequently (50-75%)
  • Perform strategic design for office 365 and Microsoft Cloud Solutions
  • Provide technical documentation and recommendations through discovery
  • Ability to observe, detect, identify and neutralize complex technical challenges and communicate resolutions in a clear, concise and complete manner
  • Design and build Microsoft solutions
  • Participate in sales engineering activities such as statements of work, customer technical meetings, and presentations
  • Provide training on technologies to other engineers
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.  Ability to prioritize simultaneous high visibility customer projects
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with internal team and customer IT contacts
  • 5+ years of IT experience including IT services and support
  • 4+ years of Windows administration/engineering
  • 2+ years of design and implementation services for Office 365 Solutions
  • 2+ Years of experience in a consulting and/or professional services environment
  • 2+ Years of experience with Lync and Skype for Business implementation and design
  • Experience designing and implementing Active Directory and Exchange environments
  • Experience with engineering and architecting hybrid environments and deployments
  • Advanced expertise of network architectures and data communication protocols including: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP
  • In depth understanding of authentication and authorization services
  • Intermediate understanding of Firewall, VPN configuration, and switching
  • Ability to develop complete solutions including sizing, infrastructure, data protection, disaster recovery, and application requirements
  • Demonstrable enterprise architecture planning and design skills
  • Industry Relevant Certification (MCSE, MCM, MCA)
  • Experience working with and supporting Azure, Softlayer, and AWS
  • Experience performing email migrations from platforms other than exchange (Lotus Notes, Google, etc)
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Familiarity with migration utilities such as MigrationWiz and SkyKick
  • SCCM Experience a Plus
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory
  • Experience with SSO and Federation
  • SharePoint experience a Plus

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume:

 (703) 288-0197
Accelera Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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