Messaging - Engineer

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Job Description

Wanted: Passionate IT Professionals

If you are looking for an opportunity that will allow you to develop yourself professionally, look no further. Allstate values innovative thinkers – passionate leaders who are eager to learn and grow.

Experienced Exchange Messaging/Exchange Engineer

This position is offered to an experienced (2-5 years) Exchange engineer who is eager to help support Allstate’s diverse email, electronic fax, and email security environment. The qualified individual will support existing core platforms, custom solutions in addition to creating and assisting with the design and implementation of new capabilities. Duties will also include supporting the core messaging team in its efforts to implement change, participate in break/fix and provide level three support to Allstate’s 100k+ seat organization. The eligible candidate will participate in the team’s on-call rotation and be engaged in multiple projects.

The ideal candidate will possess the following: good attitude, clear communication skills (both verbal and written), be a team player, a self-starter who is able to work independently, capable of multi-tasking, managing multiple tracks of work, deliver on commitments and be able to troubleshoot complex issues.

Qualifications

Core technical skills must include the following:

  • Exchange 2010 in a multi-site organization
  • Experience supporting public folders
  • Experience supporting Outlook, OWA & Outlook Anywhere
  • Familiarity with DR plans and execution (not just HA)
  • PowerShell 2.0 (minimum) cmddlets & scripting
  • PowerShell remoting
  • EWS
  • RBAC

Additional technical skills & experience desired:

  • Hands on experience with Electronic E-Fax Solutions, specifically OpenText/RightFax v10x or higher.
  • Experience with two datacenter support model with HA and DR capabilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013/2016/Exchange Online-Office365.
  • Experience with Mobile messaging technologies such as XenMobile and ActiveSync.
  • Experience with Exchange APIs, access methods (MAPI, POP3, IMAP), and methodologies for integrating email to other systems such as Archiving and Fax.
  • Experience in Active Directory, DNS and firewalls
  • Product recommendation, product installation, hardware/software configuration, performance tuning, capacity planning, DR activities including testing.
  • Enterprise incident handling by detecting, analyzing and performing remediation on Email attacks with outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of ITIL principles and working within release schedules
  • Ability to communicate well with team, leadership and customers, both written and verbally
  • Experience creating and maintaining system documentation and drawings

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge & experience with Microsoft Exchange (2010, 2013, 2016, Exchange Online/O365)
  • Experience with Email security, including enterprise tools to manage viruses, malware, and spam.
  • Experience with Enterprise RightFax infrastructure design, engineering and support.
  • Experience with mobile messaging solutions such as the ActiveSync protocol.
  • Experience with Exchange APIs, access methods (MAPI, POP3, IMAP, EWS), and methodologies for integrating email with other systems such as archiving and electronic fax.
  • Experience with Active Directory, DNS and firewalls
  • Broad knowledge of Microsoft products and technologies
  • Background which includes making product recommendations, performing product installation, Hardware/software configuration, performance tuning, capacity planning, DR activities and testing.
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery processes.
  • Accustomed to executing scheduled weekend and after-hours changes
  • Comfortable in responding to unplanned outages that may occur at any time
  • Working knowledge of ITIL principles and working within release schedules
  • Ability to communicate well with team, leadership and customers, both written and verbally
  • Experience creating and maintaining system written documentation and diagrams
  • 4yr degree in a Computer Science
  • Current certifications

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.

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