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Architect - Public Sector


Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, Baltimore, Maryland, Boston, Massachusetts, Chicago, Illinois, Dallas, Texas, Detroit, Michigan, Houston, Texas, Indianapolis, Indiana, Jacksonville, Florida, Las Vegas, Nevada, Los Angeles, California, Memphis, Tennessee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Phoenix, Arizona, Raleigh, North Carolina, San Antonio, Texas, San Diego, California, San Francisco, California, San Jose, California, Seattle, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia

Job Type: Full time

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- Reshma Saujani

Microsoft Consulting Services is proud to have the opportunity to serve our Public Sector customers and offer an opportunity for you to do the same. The Worldwide Government Industry team plays a vital role in supporting our customers’ objectives through accelerating the adoption and deployment of Microsoft products and services as we work with them to solve their most challenging problems.

Microsoft Worldwide Industry Government is looking for a seasoned Industry Architect that has a unique blend of advanced technology skills and strategic business acumen. This role requires both a broad and deep technology background as a core foundation, but it must include industry specific knowledge and the ability to architect solutions by mapping customer business problems to end-to-end technology solutions. The candidate must also be able to engage in senior level technology and business decision maker discussions that demonstrate their experience and deep knowledge of the Public Safety, Law Enforcement, Corrections and Courts space and accomplishments in the industry.


The role is a unique blend of customer presales and delivery responsibilities such as leading scoping discussions, engaging in Industry forums, and project delivery governance. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate and understanding of managing IP solutions in a Services environment and a passion for building and expanding on Services solutions to disrupt and benefit our government customers and partners.

Specific characteristics of a successful candidate:

  • Deep industry expertise and business insight in Law Enforcement, Courts, Corrections, or Civilian/Foreign Government
  • Mix of advanced hands on architectural experience with Microsoft technology and a strategic eye for growing and developing our business
  • App Dev experience with a focus on Dev Ops
  • Dynamics 365 solution experience
  • Extensive experience with Azure-based solutions and technologies
  • Experience with Government customers at senior levels.
  • Executive presence and discernment to win the hearts and minds of IT and business leaders
  • Ability to generate trust, form partnerships across the organization, and orchestrate interdisciplinary teams to the benefit of customers
  • Ability to lead customer ideation workshops with Business and Technical Decision Maker (BDM and TDM) audiences to build and accelerate adoption of our key industry solutions
  • Ability to lead with IP development and reuse initiatives, harvest standard methodologies in presales, architecture, business planning, and customer engagement.
  • ~25-50% of bandwidth will be spent cultivating and expanding opportunities with government customers, enhancing our solution ip, and managing our portfolio
  • Comfortable and effective delivering technical and "C" level presentations remotely and in person
  • 50% + of bandwidth will be spent in active, customer-facing delivery on projects
  • 25-50% + travel
  • Position is remote, available in any major U.S. city.


  • 5+ years of experience with Government customers at the State, Local or National level
  • Mix of advanced hands on architectural experience with Microsoft technology and a strategic eye for business
  • Experience in designing and delivering Microsoft Dynamics solutions
  • App Dev experience with a focus on Dev Ops
  • Extensive experience with Azure-based solutions and technologies
  • Technical architecture experience and associated qualifications/certificationsCollege degree or equivalent

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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