Arlington, Virginia
$96,803.20 - $147,825.60 Annually
Sep 09, 2021
Oct 14, 2021
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Position Information
Arlington County's Department of Technology Services (DTS) is hiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect to lead, guide, and develop the County's Office 365 (O365) and SharePoint initiatives. Reporting to the Digital Experience & Technology Innovation Division Chief, this newly created position will expand the Division's capacity to deploy future initiatives and leverage the County's investment in Microsoft technologies.

The Microsoft Solutions Architect will lead the architecture, design, configuration, development and deployment of complex enterprise solutions and ensure these solutions are aligned with DTS' technology objectives and strategies. This individual will collaborate with the O365/SharePoint Manager to support current Microsoft technologies and with the Agile Application Development Manager to suggest innovative approaches to proposed business initiatives.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter and a seasoned application developer with the ability to manage multiple, concurrent, high-visibility projects at once. This individual has strong written and oral communication skills, critical thinking skills, and has an in-depth understanding of Cloud technology, application programming, database and system design, as well as Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.

Specific duties include:

  • Developing technical applications using SharePoint, .Net Framework, ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, Microsoft VisualStudio, Dynamics CRM, Microsoft PowerPlatform, Microsoft Azure;
  • Providing consultation and hands-on implementation support related to O365 products; and
  • Leading efforts to design, develop, implement, and administer collaboration portals, enterprise searches, business processes, and business intelligence solutions using O365 technology.
In 2020, for a third straight year, the Center for Digital Government and National Association of Counties awarded Arlington County Government as one of the top digital Counties in the nation for its best technology practices in the areas of open government, transparency, citizen engagement, cyber security and operations. To learn more about Arlington County and its Department of Technology Services, please visit Here .

Selection Criteria
Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or related area plus considerable experience in the following areas:

  • Developing technical applications using SharePoint, .Net Framework, ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript;
  • Deploying O365 and new feature sets from Microsoft;
  • Developing relational databases using SQL Server or similar software product; and
  • Working in an Agile development environment.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience utilizing Microsoft Azure, Microsoft PowerPlatform, Micrsosoft CRM and/or using SQL Server.

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