SAIC is looking for an Azure Infrastructure Solution Architect to join our Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) team in Washington, DC. The Azure Infrastructure Solution Architect has primary responsibility for the architecture design/planning, management, support, and oversight of the Azure PaaS/IaaS environment.
- To conceptualize, design and architect the Microsoft Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS)/Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) environment.
- Develop the architecture and design deliverables and provide support as an Azure SME.
- Gather specifications and deliver solutions to the organization based on solid understanding of Microsoft Azure domain/technologies to include Azure VM, Azure Storage, Azure Backup, Azure Application Gateway, Azure Files, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data lake store, Azure AD setup/ design and Azure SQL.
- Direct the creation of public and hybrid cloud-based, proof-of-concept prototypes that assess the feasibility of solutions and demonstrate to our customer how technology can be leveraged.
- Ability to translate and communicate complex architectural design concepts and solutions in a variety of forums, tailoring communications to effectively fit and influence the targeted audience.
- Drive decision making, identify alternatives, pros and cons, and make recommendations.
- Anticipate when architectural change will be needed and prepare the organization for a successful transition.
- Build public and hybrid cloud-based, optimized reference applications/infrastructure, show-casing event driven, elastically scalable, fault tolerance and other cloud architecture patterns.
- Identify, analyze, and resolve the most complex public and hybrid cloud-based issues. Identify and balance risks and rewards to meet objectives.
Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 10+ years of experience in information technology.
- Azure certifications (preferable Azure Architect Expert).
- Minimum four (4) years’ direct experience and proven success in Azure design, deployment, support, and management of large, complex systems.
- Proven expert knowledge of virtual application delivery technologies.
- Experience building and deploying with Linux, UNIX and Windows technologies.
- Experience supporting and documenting build and configuration changes throughout environments.
- Understanding of industry standard system architecture and system management concepts and tools.
Clearance: Must be able to attain Public Trust
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.