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Client Solutions Architect - AMC

Our client seeking an experienced Client Solutions Architect - AMC to support a cloud customers who reside in Microsoft Azure (Gov/DoD).  The client is a managed service provider (MSP) and they support enterprise applications owners hosted in private and public cloud environments.     

Job Key Responsibilities

  • Participate and lead technical requirements gathering sessions with customers interested in migrating their IT system 

  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements.
  • Based on customer's technical requirements, develop an architecture for the customer's IT system.
  • Create all the required architecture documentation and diagrams and create a Technical Data Package for the customer's IT system.
  • Assist with identifying and planning potential new managed services, features, and capabilities.
  • Serve as overall subject matter expert on Windows technology and market capabilities/trends.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve operating system, application, and networking issues in a complex and highly secured environment.
  • Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute technologies.
  • Contributing to the client's ongoing automation efforts.
  • Managing multiple customer application migrations simultaneously.


Job Must Haves

  • Experience developing cloud based architecture solutions based on customer requirements
  • Knowledge of private/hybrid/commercial cloud environments
  • Mid to senior level Windows Administrator experience
  • Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and computing environment certification (i.e. MCSA, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
  • Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies
  • Strong knowledge of automation concepts, tools, and scripting languages (PowerShell, DSC, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Active DOD Secret security clearance.
  • CompTIA Security + certification
  • College Degree required
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.

Desired Skills

  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)


For more information you can contact Gina Dilusant  at (732) 637-1900 or at apply@encodeinc.com quoting Job Reference 3030 or alternatively, apply here to register your interest.

About Encode
We embrace the philosophy that we have (2) clients.  You are one…the uniquely skilled resource and the end-client is our second client.  We collaborate with both you and the end-client to ensure we have a career enhancing, financially attractive assignment for you and an innovative, problem solving skilled technical resource for the end client.  Things we excel at:

  • Direct client relationships
  • Client feedback on resume submissions (3-5 days)
  • Client feedback on interviews (2-4 days)
  • Regular updates from dedicated Encode coverage team
  • Let a career minded, dedicated professional work for you.  Call me.


  • Information Technology & Services

Employment Type

Job Functions

  • Engineering
  • Information Technology

Encode, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, country of origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, genetic information, or military service. Encode, Inc. is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.