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Date Posted: Jan 19, 2021

Reference Code: 53222-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Canada 
All Available Locations: Calgary; Ottawa; Toronto; Vancouver 

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What will your typical day look like?


As a trusted customer advocate, you will help organizations understand best practices around advanced Microsoft 365 based solutions with a primary focus on Exchange Online, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, and EMS/Intune, and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud.  

As Microsoft 365 Architect you will

  • Lead the delivery teams to implement solutions and perform migration to Microsoft 365 and  work on highly scalable applications through all phases of the development lifecycle in enterprise environment  
  • Be accountable for the effectiveness, quality, and timeliness of solution development and architecture decisions and delivery success  and assist with the technical support of pre-sales activities  
  • Assist with the technical support of pre-sales activities and development of market relevant offerings leveraging Microsoft 365 capabilities and provide subject matter expertise to the engagement team and others at a technical level on all phases of the project development cycle.  
  • Own the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific solution and technology implementation projects.  You will lead the design, implementation and customization of Microsoft 365 based solutions focused on  
  • Consolidation, platform upgrades, and divestitures of Microsoft 365, Exchange Online, Skype for Business and Active Directory platforms.  
  • Design hybrid platform configurations between on-premise and Microsoft 365. 
  • Migrations from on premise collaboration and communication platforms to Microsoft 365.  
  • Design and Implement Microsoft security solutions 
About the team


Our Microsoft 395 Architect is a part of the Cloud Engineering team in Consulting service line.  Our Cloud Engineering team focuses on enabling our client’s end-to-end journey from On-Premise to Cloud, with opportunities in the areas of: Cloud Strategy, Op Model Transformation, Cloud Development, Cloud Integration & APIs, Cloud Migration, Cloud Infrastructure & Engineering, and Cloud Managed Services. We help our clients see the transformational capabilities of Cloud as an opportunity for business enablement and competitive advantage.   

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


As a Microsoft 365 Architect, you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field and Microsoft Certifications.
  • 10+ years of progressive consulting experience in designing, developing, and implementing large enterprise solutions with leading SIs 
  • 5+ years of extensive hands on experience covering key architectural dimensions across Microsoft 365 architecture, configuration, and administration with focus on Microsoft Exchange Online / Microsoft Teams / Skype for Business/ OneDrive 
  • Experience with design, development and deployment of Active Directory, Microsoft Security, Microsoft Identity and Access management solution
  • Demonstrated migration experience leading migration projects to O365 Online using tools such Quest, BinaryTree, etc. and proficiency with PowerShell 
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain a strong working relationships with key client stakeholders such as business representative, architects, and other technical resources 
  • Proven experience with developing strategy, roadmap, architecture and solution development 
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Telephony as it relates to Microsoft Skype for Business/ Teams 

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

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