Microsoft Solution Architect Job at Platinum Technologies, Maryland

  • Platinum Technologies
  • Maryland

Job Description

Who we are.

Platinum Technologies is a Northern Virginia based integrated solutions firm that specializes in Cybersecurity, Cloud and Digital Services to the Public Sector. Our team solves hard problems and helps our Mission Partners achieve their goals. If you are self-motivated, possess demonstrated learning agility, and are passionate about delivering high-quality work products – we want to hear from you.

We lead with technical expertise, but that is just the tip of the iceberg – the ‘Why' matters. At Platinum, we don't hire people to do a job. We provide professional and leadership development to complement our self-motivated domain experts. Our teammates are dot-connecting leaders that operate in a mutually accountable environment to deliver thought leadership, expert technical analysis, and quality execution for our clients.


Platinum Technologies currently has an opportunity for a Microsoft Solution Architect to support our Defense Enclave Services (DES) Program, a growing program with exciting opportunities to excel in your career.

Are you someone with a strong expertise in designing and planning system migration? Possess hands on experience operating systems and server hardware?

Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team? We're looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

This role is in Ft Meade, MD. Candidate must hold an active DoD Secret clearance.

What you get to do.

  • Perform initial discovery efforts, defining data collection requirements based on inputs needed to develop a successful migration plan
  • Serve as the senior Microsoft Systems Architect, leading the design and implementation planning to consolidate DoD agencies' services across infrastructure, network, identity, hosting, support, and end user capabilities.
  • Provide hands-on engineering and technical leadership for overall migration assessment, planning, architecture, design, and implementation tasks.
  • Set standards, enhance architectures, and provide technical guidance to ensure consistent delivery and quality of service across multiple government agencies.
  • Oversee and coordinate technical migration planning activities while monitoring and managing risks.
  • Utilize advanced data analysis techniques and benchmarks to define the future state migration plan, and the pre-migration activities necessary to close gaps
  • Forecast backend infrastructure needs resulting from the migration of over 20 agencies into a single architecture
  • Design solutions, integrate, configure, test and deploy numerous types storage and data
  • Optimize end-to-end system performance and migration workflows.
  • Conduct data captures to obtain computing performance and system configuration information.
  • Define migration plans that accelerate execution and minimize impact to the user community.
  • Establish migration plans for complex n-tier applications and services.
  • Gather needed data to forecast long-term capacity and performance requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 15+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Must hold an active Secret clearance.
  • DoD IAT Level II (Security+) certification or equivalent is required.
  • Proficiency with enterprise-class storage and data protection technologies such as: storage and backup arrays, SAN switches, backup software, and storage replication technology.

Desired Skills:

  • Consulting firm experience
  • Strong knowledge of networking, servers, cyber, and data center facilities
  • Cloud Migration
  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Microsoft Intune – Endpoint Management & Software Distribution
  • Microsoft 356 Administration
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Enterprise level migration experience
  • Operating system rollout
  • Developing engineering and implementation plans

The Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information.

Job Tags

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