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Cloud Solutions Architect

TechTrend is a place where we value Inclusion, Collaboration, and Innovation. Join our team to be part of a vibrant, talented workforce that is actively helping Government agencies in their modernization and digital transformation efforts.

We are currently seeking a senior Cloud Solutions Architect to join our team of talented staff in helping to modernize how citizens interact with government services. Using a modern technology stack and agile approach, in this role you will have an opportunity to be a part of a workforce that is transforming IT through cloud modernization efforts within the United States government.

Applicants must be Legal Permanent Residents

In this position, you are a Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) with expertise in Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Application Development platforms ready to succeed with government customers and migration providers for transition planning to the MS Azure Cloud. You will work in a customer-facing role in a dynamic team environment with high-profile cloud migration projects in the federal government. You provide the Azure Cloud subject matter expertise to inform and develop architecture, usage, provisioning, and configuration solutions using cloud native tooling, automation and Infrastructure as code for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings. Your professional CSA skills and recommendations will guide users on optimization of available cloud offerings to include integration, aggregation, and orchestration of cloud services for cloud-native workloads or transformation and migration to the Azure cloud for optimal performance.

Role Details:

  • Development of proof-of-concepts and pilot applications
  • Work closely with application owner, end-users, operations, and security leaders to ensure requirements are captured in the to-be architecture
  • Analyze and rationalize application portfolios and define migration roadmaps and strategies
  • Map customer system requirements to Microsoft Azure Cloud Services by converting technical requirements of a project into architecture and design that guide final products
  • Convert the technical requirements of a project into the architecture and design that will guide the final product
  • Work directly with customers, migration partners and team members (DevOps engineers and developers) to determine soft dependencies, identify best methods of migration (manual and automated) and define cloud services, architecture, and environments for hosting business applications
  • Recommend cloud resource utilization and optimization based on monitored analytics reports on cloud consumption rates, trends, impact areas, and trouble areas
  • Recommend cloud services to use for optimal performance and scale
  • Provide innovative methodologies to identify and solve migration, performance, scalability, reliability, and availability issues
  • Manage the technical delivery of cloud services that span storage, networking and compute cloud capabilities, with a deep understanding of each service across the full IT cycle

Technical Requirements:

  • Power Platform certified MB 400
  • Expert certification(s) in Microsoft Azure Level 3 or higher
  • Architect Microsoft Azure IaaS and PaaS offerings in commercial or government tenant
  • Produce Azure Resource Templates, Policies and Governance Plans
  • Map Azure Active Directory to the organization AD
  • Experience with at least one operating system: Linux, Unix, Solaris, Ubuntu, Windows
  • Hybrid Cloud Environment Support and knowledge transfer
  • Knowledge of networking: TCP/IP, IP addresses, HTTP, DNS, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Azure SQL DB and Azure SQL DB MI
  • Day to day activities related to managing and maintaining compute resources within Azure Tenant
  • Deploy web and service-based applications in Windows/Linux environments as mandated by the Government.
  • Create development and testing environments from on-premises to cloud-based
  • Deploy highly available, scalable, and secure applications within Azure tenant
  • Provide a working model of Azure Resource Manager
  • Communicate and work in a DevSecOps environment with teams, managers, business units and stakeholders.
  • Automate manual tasks using Terraform scripts

Other Requirements:

  • MS Power Platform Solution Architect
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT field, ideally in Computer Science strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to demo technology products and services to technical and non-technical people.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps solutions
  • Experience with federal government consulting

Work Location:

  • Remote


  • Estimated at 15%
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • PTO & Federal Holidays Off
  • 401(k) Plan (matching component included)


TechTrend, Inc.TechTrend, Inc. is a veteran-friendly small business providing expert solutions, products, and services to the federal government. Founded in 2003, we continue to evolve with capabilities in cybersecurity, devsecops, cloud managed services, cloud migration, and application development. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and leading provider of Azure cloud services. TechTrend is recognized as a trusted partner delivering knowledge and guidance for our client’s most critical and complex support and service needs. As a liaison for positive organizational change, we form relationships and build bridges while ensuring quality across functions—gaining buy-in from both leaders and end-users and removing barriers to mission success. Our established processes ensure quality delivery of results by maximizing efficiency, productivity, and client satisfaction enterprise wide. TechTrend is a fast-growing company with a dynamic, inclusive corporate culture headquartered in a state-of-the-art facility near the well-known Fairfax Mosaic District.

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