Azure Architect


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Azure Architect

1-Year Term

LeverageTek is actively seeking an Azure Architect for a 1-Year Term with its Ottawa-based customer.


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Key Tasks

  • Provide advice and guidance on architecture best practices for Microsoft technology products
  • Lead the efforts in IT product lifecycle management, including creating, implementing, maintaining, and decommissioning corporate Microsoft products including Exchange, SharePoint and O365
  • Provide the services required to design, develop, maintain, support, govern and evolve the O365 architecture leading the analysis, design, and development
  • Provide expert advice to colleagues in Information Technology Services (ITS) as part of the development, implementation, and evaluation of new and existing Microsoft architectures, as well as the research and evaluation of new technologies and standards
  • Use industry best practices to provide input to the Manager in the formation of technical strategy for IT systems as it refers to platforms, applications, cloud based and back-end infrastructure as well as providing 3rd level End User support where required
  • Be a key resource for high-level enterprise plans, and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and recommend methods for implementing these plans
  • Focus on Enterprise Business Platforms, which includes but not limited to SharePoint, O365, Teams, Skype for Business, Exchange and our Azure Cloud strategy

Key Qualifications

  • Must have a 3-year diploma / degree in Computer Science/Systems/Engineering/Information Systems or Business Administration with a Computer Major
  • Must be certified as Azure Cloud Certified Architect


A minimum of 8 years’ experience is required in the following areas:

  • IT experience with strong knowledge of O365 tools and administration (SPO, OneDrive, Exchange Online etc.)
  • SharePoint online Architecture and Administration: site creation, role assignment, access management, audit, DLP and data retention, Apps and Workflows
  • Azure B2B setup with SharePoint Online integration (Conditional accesses, Web Apps deployments and Proxies)
  • Exchange online Security and Threat Protection, data recovery and retention, security and compliance, eDiscovery
  • Managing the day-to-day Office 365 tasks and escalations
  • Intune, Mobile Device Management, Mobility and Security
  • Working in collaboration with the offshore team to get the client requests and needs done on timely manner and assure the SLA
  • Performing Office 365 architecture for Exchange Online, SharePoint and the OS environment
  • One Drive for Business administration
  • Manage the user licensing with Office 365 onboarding
  • Reporting: Azure AD, DLP reporting, SharePoint online and Exchange OL
  • Skype For Business Online troubleshooting and administration, UM and VM activations
  • PowerShell scripting (Azure, Exchange Online and Exchange OL Modules)



  • Ability to work effectively with upper management, peers and front-line staff
  • Ability to provide presentations to senior executives about technical service delivery strategies, issues and options
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


About LeverageTek IT Solutions

Thank you for taking the time to apply!  Since our company’s inception in March 2003, LeverageTek IT Solutions has worked resolutely to become one of the industry’s most recognized and trusted suppliers of technology staffing and business consulting services. With hundreds of successful engagements to our credit with many of Canada’s leading public and private sector organizations, we are the experts in identifying, deploying, and supporting IT and business talent on a contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent basis. We work with customers across all sectors including academia, aerospace, aviation, finance, government, health care, high tech, military, not-for-profit, and more.


Our responsive service and ability to deliver the right fit, on time and within budget, typically leads to repeat engagements and a long-standing relationship.


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