Senior Microsoft Consultant – 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

This position would work with our professional services cloud consulting team.  The Senior Microsoft Consultant 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 Duties:

  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) in various Microsoft technologies (SCOM/SCCM, Azure, Hyper-V, Active Directory)
  • 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 assessments of Microsoft 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

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of IT experience including IT services and support
  • 4+ years of Windows administration
  • 3+ years of design and implementation services for enterprise Microsoft solutions such as SCCM/SCOM and Azure
  • 3+ Years of experience in a consulting and/or professional services environment
  • Experience with migrations and operations of SCCM solutions
  • Experience with migrations and operations of workloads into Azure
  • Experience with performing Active Directory migrations and builds
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory
  • Experience with SSO and Federation
  • 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 migrating to Office 365
  • Experience working with and supporting Amazon AWS
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • 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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