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IT Architect (Azure- Office 365) in Monroe, North Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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Job Description


  • High growth design and manufacturing company located in Monroe, NC specializing in highly engineered, complex and severe environment products that service long term, high growth infrastructure markets.  
  • Works with various industries such as oil and gas, industrial, aerospace, defense, power generation, commercial & institutional facilities, and marine industry segments.
  • Market solutions through 650+ sales partners to over 7000 customers in over 100 countries.


  • A new structuring of the IT Department has offered expansion and growth opportunity
  • Room for upward mobility within the organization
  • Great work life balance and energetic team oriented office environment. Collaboration is key!


  • Monroe, NC


  • Builds and supports the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT software and systems architecture which includes the development and ongoing maturity of software development, web, mobile and cloud technologies, data analytics and business intelligence
  • Aligns IT strategy and planning with companies business goals and objectives
  • Partners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions
  • Leads the design and modeling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects
  • Implement enterprise technology technologies and related services including Microsoft Enterprise Infrastructure, Virtualization, Networking, Datacenters and Cloud services
  • Liaise with Business Solutions and IT Compliance teams to implement high performance, secure, and resilient technologies
  • Complete projects to budget, timelines, quality standards and communicate risks and progress to business stakeholders
  • Provide direct IT support as directed by IT Management
  • Design, document and diagram technology architecture
  • Train and mentor peers to administer implemented technologies effectively
  • Participate in IT compliance-related activities (SOX, ITAR, DFARS)
  • Champion efforts to standardize processes, technologies, and adopt IT best practices
  • Adhere to established IT policies and standard operating procedures
  • Collaborate with and direct the activities of 3rd party technical resources
  • Author and/or participate in the development of Standard Operating Procedures for key tasks
  • Analyze information and evaluate results to recommend the best solution
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups including ability to share knowledge, resolve conflict and build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Senior level experience deploying and managing enterprise technologies including the following:
    • Email: Microsoft Exchange On-Premise Hybrid Environments, Office 365, and Active Directory
    • Identity and Access Management Systems: Azure Active Directory or Okta
    • Cloud infrastructure as a service: Azure or AWS
  • Successful work history with cross-functional groups to accomplish large IT projects
  • Experience in a multi-site global enterprise with greater than 1000 managed users
  • Superior systems troubleshooting skills
  • Passion for maintaining broad technical and solutions knowledge in software, infrastructure, security and architecture areas
  • Familiarity with Cyber Security Frameworks and Defense Concepts: SANS, NIST; Perimeter, Endpoint, Data, End-user protection
  • Ability to comply with laws, regulations, or standards up to and including US Department of Defense standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 10-20% travel required, including internationally