skip to navigation | skip to content
Site SelectorReal Estate ProfessionalsContact


1 (800) 810-7771
337-234-3009 (Fax)

[email protected]
211 E. Devalcourt St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
map center

LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Office 365 Senior Solutions Architect (Perficient)

The Office 365 Pre-Sales Solution Architect (PSSA) is a seasoned technical consultant with 10+ years of experience leading and delivering challenging projects and is considered an expert in their field. This individual should have a mastered understanding of the industry-standard concepts of Microsoft identity, access management, messaging, Office 365 and mobile device management. This individual should also have 2+ years of experience providing technical pre-sales support for Microsoft Office 365 solutions, with enterprise level customers. This position requires deep expertise in Microsoft on-premises technologies, Microsoft cloud technologies, strong relationship skills and excellent communication skills. The responsibilities of this role are comprised of about 50% pre-sales support and 50% supporting our clients.
The PSSA is the primary technical resource assigned to Office 365 opportunities and works closely with the other members of the sales team to win new business. The PSSA is responsible for leading scoping calls with customers, putting together work effort estimates, assembling the initial staffing plan and is the primary creator of the statement of work (SOW) contract. The PSSA is often required to pull in additional PSSAs or SMEs to put together a complete solution for the customer.
The PSSA reports to and works closely with our Practice Directors to determine pursuit strategy, ensure quality of deliverables, and also to create new sales strategies and offerings for each fiscal year.
Knowledge of Office ProPlus, SCCM, Intune, MIM, FIM, ODFB or Windows 10 deployment a plus.
Provides initial architecture and migration design for solution based on Customer’s constraints (Time/Budget) and Customer’s business requirements; accountable for Infrastructure Design within solutions (e.g., identity management, access management, messaging migration architecture and cloud security); communicates initial design and solution concepts to the delivery team; understands technology limitations and ensures proposed/developed solutions are built with these limitations in mind
Analyzes, defines, and documents Functional, Technical and Business Requirements; documents Technical Architecture
Performs verbal and written communication with Customer; performs verbal and written communication with Technical and Non-Technical persons; responds professionally to Customer’s requests
Can manage own tasks; communicates status to practice leads as warranted; completes tasks on-time and within budget
Stay abreast of latest Microsoft-based cloud technologies
Actively researches technologies
Demonstrates competency of practice through internal and external thought leadership
Provide architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains
Project and solution estimation and team structure definition
Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams
Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions
Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs
Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change

Minimum 10 years of professional experience designing and delivering Microsoft infrastructure technologies
Minimum 5 years designing and delivering Microsoft cloud-based technologies
Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight
At least 5 project implementations that exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and optimize) of Office 365 technologies
At least 5 years of experience in a professional services company, consulting firm, or agency
Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition
Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction
Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point
Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices
Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects
Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents and statements of work
Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members
Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical resources
Experience working with a globally distributed team
Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills
Experience working on multiple concurrent projects
Experience leading internal initiatives
Excellent problem-solving skills
Be independent and self-driven
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
Must be open to travel
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Certifications in Microsoft infrastructure or cloud technologies

Application Requirements:
Apply online at

Apply Online

Job Posted:
Application Deadline:

Resume Prep & Job Search Assistance

Click below to find more information on visiting the local Business & Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA where staff can assist you with resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, and referrals to training and employment opportunities.


  Job Posting Websites

Click Here to view a listing of upcoming job fairs.