Seeking a self-motivated Senior Solutions Architect to join Washington, DC based team for a CONTRACT position, number of hours vary based on project assignments. It is desirable for the candidate to be local to the DC-metro area, but the right candidate with all of the requirements below will be considered to work remotely.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume along with hourly rate requirements. References will be required prior to hiring. W-9 will be required.

Hiring Organization
Anchorage Consulting


Minimum 10 years’ experience maintaining and supporting enterprise server and network environments
Current and deep large-enterprise experience with Microsoft Office 365, Active Directory, and Exchange
Experience in migrating enterprise workloads from on-premises to Azure
Experience with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
Strong working knowledge of networking protocols
Cloud infrastructure environment experience
System Administration/Dev Ops background
Experience in Azure Network Security Groups, Azure Operational Insight and OMS, Azure Premium Storage, Site Recovery
3+ years of scripting experience, specifically PowerShell
Office 365 Certification
Must be a self-starter who takes ownership and finds solutions
Goes the extra mile to exceed customer’s expectations
Polished and professional demeanor with the ability to communicate confidently with all levels of client leadership
Reliable availability to work with clients and internal team members
Proven ability to meet project deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be available to work during regular business hours EST, as needed

Additional Experience Preferred:
Large-enterprise experience with Azure IaaS
Experience Microsoft System Center and Intune
Design Azure IaaS network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets
Responsible for provisioning of Azure services on the cloud to build scalable production systems load balancers
Azure Certification

State / Province
United States