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Microsoft Solutions Architect




Chantilly, Virginia, United States


The job duties of the Microsoft Solutions Architect are as follows:

  • Develop, plan, implement and manage solutions for the following Microsoft infrastructure:
    • Active Directory (AD) Roles, Sites, and Services
    • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
    • Domain Name System (DNS) Services
    • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Services
    • Network Time Protocol (NTP) Services
    • File and Print Services (Shared home directories, roaming profiles, and distributed file systems)
    • AD security
    • Windows backup and restoration
    • Auditing and security policies, procedures, technologies, and tools to support audit requirements.
    • VMWare virtualized environments and technologies
    • AD application integration methods and tools (single-sign-on)
    • Certificate infrastructure
    • Remote access technologies (Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Citrix, VMWare) and integration
    • High availability and disaster recovery (load balancing, clustering, etc.)
    • Program thin/thick client infrastructure
    • Develop System Design Documents (SDDs), architecture diagrams, system and software build documentation, installation guidelines, test plans, and other core architecture documentation
    • Report Windows infrastructure status updates to program leads and key stakeholders
    • Lead other administrators/engineers in project meetings to meet project deliverables within scope and budget


  • TS SCI with Poly
  • Candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a doctorate and 8 years of experience OR master’s and 10 years, bachelor’s and 12 years, associate and 14 years or HS and 16 years. Must meet Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 certification requirements. Required qualifications include the following:
  • Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) information security requirements, standards, and best practices; DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACP) compliancy with Retina, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) and information assurance vulnerability alert (IAVA) patch management
  • Must be able to process and analyze information and trouble calls submitted by a customer (e.g., system administrator, developer, security specialist), make determinations, and provide and implement solutions
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision to perform complex technical tasks and lead others effectively
  • Possess strong writing skills required for preparing documentation and other technical deliverables
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications Word and Excel
  • Minimum ten years of system administrator infrastructure planning experience
  • Microsoft server certifications
  • Knowledge of containers such as Docker
  • Automation background with Ansible or other tools


  • Possess analytical thinking
  • Have an ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Strong ability to follow processes with documentation/communication/time management skills
  • Have good commercial and business awareness

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.