Microsoft 365 Engineer

Job#: 2026351

Job Description:

Overview: One of our large clients in the Cleveland area is looking for a strong Microsoft Office 365 Solution Architect that will utilize expert level experience and knowledge of Office 365 architecture, administration and best practice recommendations combined with a strong current and deep experience with Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office Communications Server, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Active Directory, and Forefront Identity Manager, to assist their customers with the design, development and deployment of messaging and communication solutions.
Location: Remote
Duration: Full Time
  • Understands and assists with enhancing IT customer communication and collaboration migrations in accordance with agreed upon service agreements.
  • Designs, plans and performs Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Office 365 migrations.
  • Proven design, planning and implementation experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 and Active Directory
  • Design, planning and implementation experience with Windows Server technologies
  • Experience in other messaging solutions such as anti-virus/anti-spam appliances and or applications, archiving solutions, mobility solutions or real-time collaboration solutions a plus
  • Responsible for leadership and delivery of project based assignments that encompass system architecture, proof-of-concept and deployment services
  • Perform system reviews of client telephony environments and prepare findings documents outlining short and long-term strategies
  • Facilitate and lead client configuration planning meetings and articulate pros & cons of design/architecture decision across a wide spectrum of factors - e.g. latency, storage, startup/shutdown
  • Strong customer relationship skills and willingness to lead customers through successful challenging projects which includes estimating, scoping, and writing effective statements of work that clearly set expectations and limit risk.
  • Establish reputation as subject matter expert in assigned technology area

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, software design, management information systems, engineering or a related field, desired
  • 8years minimum of progressive experience in technical solutions development using Microsoft platforms with extensive experience in design, architecture, and deployment of messaging solutions
  • 3 years minimum experience solutions consulting spanning full-lifecycle technical leadership from requirements gathering through to implementation, transition, and operations.
  • Experience with INtune for Office 365
  • Comfortable working both independently and in small team environments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to document efforts and processes consistently and to industry standards. Ability to prepare and present solution to lay users to C-level management.
  • 2 years with Microsoft Online Services (Office 365 or Azure), highly preferred
  • 5 years minimum technical experience in Microsoft Office 365; Microsoft Core Infrastructure (Windows Server, Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy, ADFS); Microsoft Messaging (Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013/2019);Microsoft Virtualization (Hyper-V and/or App-V); Microsoft Windows 10 Desktop Deployment (Windows 10, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, Windows Deployment Services); Microsoft System Center (SCCM, SCOM, SCSM, SCVVM); Microsoft SharePoint 2003/2007/2010/2013; Teams / OCS; SQL Server
  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Understanding of Agile life-cycle.
  •  Other preferred training or certifications include: Exchange Ranger training, Microsoft Certified Architect, Office 365 MCSA, MCSE: Messaging, MCM Exchange
  • Experience with MS Teams Voice, a plus
  • Experience with Unified Messaging (UM) or voicemail platforms, a plus
  • A good understanding and exposure to Microsoft enterprise services frameworks and practices(SDM, MSSP, MOF), a plus

















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Employee Type:

Akron, OH, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
April 24, 2024