Security Solution Architect

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People who thrive at Blue Chip Consulting Group, a Core BTS company, are self-starters, lifelong learners, and competitive by nature. We expect employees to work hard and drive results – accountability is real here. In return, we provide employees with ongoing professional development, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for growth.

We are looking for a Security Solution Architect who can be responsible for the design, implementation, and support of advanced technical solutions for enterprise clients. It's also important that this person has significant development experience and an understanding of Microsoft's cloud strategy. The Security Solution Architect would do the following:

  • Work independently and / or as a part of a Blue Chip project team
  • Lead small Blue Chip project teams
  • Participate in client whiteboards and discussions
  • Review ROMs and SOWs
  • Manage scope and scope change in a client project
  • Summarize / document client project requirements
  • Lead and / or contribute to technical design sessions
  • Prepare technical design documentation and task-level project plans
  • Manage client expectations and communications


Required Skills

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related discipline
  • 7-10 years of experience in a technical consulting role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to overcome difficult challenges
  • Client focus and the ability to effectively communicate with client sponsors
  • Ability to travel 20% to 60% for client projects – domestically and / or internationally
  • Microsoft cloud strategy and roadmap expertise

Desired Skills


Ten or more of the following skills:

  • Strong background in Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (server and workstations)
  • Strong background in Active Directory user and group administration
  • Strong background in repairing and optimizing Active Directory
  • Strong background in Group Policy
  • Strong background in PowerShell
  • Strong background in troubleshooting
  • Strong background in Azure Active Directory
  • Strong background in Azure AD Connect configuration and deployment
  • Foundational knowledge of network technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, DHCP, and DNS
  • Foundational knowledge of directories (Active Directory, Novell eDirectory, LDAP, Domino, OpenLDAP, etc.)
  • Foundational knowledge with Windows Server security best practices
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure Multifactor Authentication
  • Foundational knowledge of Office 365 services
  • Foundational knowledge of ADMT
  • Hold at least one current IT certification


Additional preferred skills:

  • Foundational knowledge of Azure ATP/ATA
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure IaaS network security
  • Foundational knowledge of PKI
  • Foundational knowledge of Intune and Intune App Protection
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure Privilege Identity Management
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure Log Analytics
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure Role Management
  • Foundational knowledge of Conditional Access Policies
  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft Graph
  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft Cloud App Security
  • Foundational knowledge of Azure Information Protection
  • Foundational experience with system auditing and compliance
  • Foundational knowledge of SQL


Blue Chip is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), military status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic by law.

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