M365 Architect

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Published Date

May 18, 2022, 5:00:00 PM

Job Summary

Sarela Technology Solutions, LLC is seeking a Microsoft 365 Architect to help provide support on our Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract in either Fort Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA. Due to the nature of work this role entails, the employee must report onsite to Fort Meade or Chantilly at a minimum of 2 days a week, in addition to key meetings.


The M365 Architect will have extensive experience designing, implementing, and securing M365 deployments, preferably with U.S. Government customers. The architect will partner closely with the engineering lead, cyber lead, senior executives, and expert level technologists on the long-range architecture, strategy, and roadmap. The architect will focus on the following technology areas:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (i.e., CCNA, CompTIA Security+ CE or similar)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 8+ years of Systems/Network Engineering experience

  • 3+ years managing an Office 365 environment for large enterprises.

  • Experience in a technical leadership position, as the architect will: be a key trusted advisor to the customer, be sought out to provide decision making input across several team/stakeholders and be a key facilitator of collaboration across the team.

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment.

  • Ability to motivate teams to perform exceptionally over long stretches of time and in challenging situations.

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing Office 365 GCC High/DoD environments

  • Experience deploying/managing applications in Microsoft Azure

  • Experience with MS Office 365 design, deployment, and migration and integration with voice systems

  • Solid background in networking (routing/switching/gateway management)

  • Experience deploying and supporting voice and video networks

  • Experience with integration and/or management of classified voice systems.

  • Experience with Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business/Microsoft Teams

  • Administrative Scripting/Automation with PowerShell


  • Profit Sharing Plan

  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • Life insurance, long and short-term disability

  • 401K w/ 6% match

  • 11 Paid Holidays

  • 15 Days PTO

  • Tuition Assitance/Continued Education Benefit

  • LifeMart Employee Discounts

About us

Sarela Technology Solutions LLC is a Cybersecurity and Professional IT Services company specializing in Cybersecurity Compliance, Cloud Engineering, DevSecOps, Operations & Sustainment, Defense Acquisition Support, and Healthcare IT.

Vision: Balance customer obsession with employee-focused leadership.

Mission: Provide our customers challenge solving IT solutions & services so they can achieve mission success.

Values: We are guided by the following core principles: Respect for all, Honor, Integrity, Courage, Responsibility, Commitment, Continuous Improvement.

Sarela Technology Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on any basis or status protected under federal, state, or local law.


Fort Meade, MD, USA