Azure Solutions Architect (Secret) (2015) - Remote

SMX Remote
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November 19, 2022
Indianapolis, IN

Azure Solutions Architect (Secret) (2015) - Remoteat SMX(View all jobs) (~~~/)

United States

SMX is looking for an Azure Solutions Architect. This role is 100% remote. If you are dedicated to fostering a positive company culture and interested in shaping and growing our communications capabilities, SMX is an excellent place to grow your career.


  • 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

  • Take end-user requests for new cloud applications and make recommendations on services to use for optimal performance and scale, as well as provision, ensure capacity, monitor and adjust as appropriate

  • Convert the technical requirements of a project into the architecture and design that will guide the final product

  • Verify stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture

  • Bridge the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud, while working with other members of the technology team, including DevOps engineers and developers, to ensure that the right technology or technologies are being built

  • Instruct customers on Azure Virtual Machines, Storage, Virtual Networking, Inter-site Connectivity, Monitoring, Data Protection, Network Traffic Management, Azure Active Directory, Security Identities, Governance & Compliance, and Data Services among others

  • Navigate across various customers with a trusted advisor/consultative approach and to establish credibility quickly with senior level executives across the customer organization

  • Communicate project information through presentations, technical reports, or white papers

Required Skills and Experience

  • Clearance: Secret

  • Ability to maintain a minimum of a Secret level security clearance

  • This role is 100% remote

  • Ability to travel 25% (once permissible based on federal, state, and local guidelines)

  • Minimum 3 + years of experience as a Cloud Solutions Architect or other technical skillsets

  • Experience implementing Infrastructure-as-Code

  • Experience in advanced scripting in Bash, JSON, Linux and Python

  • Experience working with infrastructure provisioning tools like Terraform, Ansible, or others

  • Able to demonstrate strong experience with Azure Resource Manager, Resource Groups, Virtual Networks, Subnet, Various NVA, Firewall

  • Experience using CI/CD tools for automation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 3 + years of experience with customer facing interactions

  • 3 + years of experience networking and working with large enterprise organizations as the first point of contact

  • Strong background of cloud services and security in either AWS and/or Azure

  • AZ-900 level Microsoft Azure certification (within 30 days of hire) and AZ-104 level Microsoft Azure certification (within 90 days of hire)



Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

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