Service Engineer-(Office 365)

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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. We are looking for engineers who love and understand Cloud Computing, and provide enthusiasm, a good work ethic, and the ability to learn quickly.

Experienced O365 Exchange Engineer

This position is offered to an experienced (5-10 years) O365 Exchange engineer who is eager to help drive and support Allstate's complex migration to Microsoft O365 Exchange Online services via a hybrid configuration. The qualified individual will support existing core platforms, custom solutions in addition to creating and assisting with the design of new. 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 while mentoring junior engineers.

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 complex tracks of work, deliver on commitments and be able to troubleshoot complex issues.

Core technical skills must include the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of extensive knowledge and recent Exchange online and Active Directory/ADFS experience
  • Hybrid Microsoft Exchange on Premise/Office 365 - Exchange Online
  • 5 years extensive experience working in large complex environments, 100K seats
  • Designing large enterprise-level solutions upon technical, application and business requirements
  • Capacity planning, disaster recovery, performance tuning and testing, logical and physical architecture design
  • Knowledge to develop and execute complex deployment scenarios
  • Consulting to support hybrid platform solutions and platform rationalization
  • 5 years extensive experience with PowerShell scripting required
  • Environmental changes - consolidation, platform upgrades, and divestitures of Exchange, Office 365/Exchange Online, Skype and Active Directory platforms.
  • Migrations from Exchange 2010 to Office365
  • Deep Understanding of Legacy Public Folder and PST migration complexities.
  • Exchange Online integration with 3 rd Party applications such as CRM solutions like SalesForce
  • Hygiene solutions such as: Proofpoint, Ironport.
  • MS Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Knowledge of MS security (Patch Management)
  • Writing Technical & Support Documentation



Job Description

Additional technical skills & experience desired:
  • Microsoft Skype for Business on Premise / Online & other O365 products (Groups, Teams, Planner etc.)
  • Express route and networking skills, DNS, Firewall
  • Ability to work independently while mentoring junior engineers
  • Strong written & verbal communications skills
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • Development of deployment and test plans.
  • Experience working as a technical leader within an agile process/project-oriented organization.
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and quick resolution.
  • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
  • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in an organization; develop procedural documentation; develop and conduct effective presentations; effectively demonstrate products and solutions.


Job Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • MCSE
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, technical degree or equivalent experience
  • Additional, current certifications in operating systems, databases and programming languages a plus
  • Must Have Broad knowledge of latest Microsoft products and technologies
  • Must be accustomed to executing scheduled weekend and after-hours changes
  • Must be comfortable in responding to unplanned outages that may occur at any time

Must have a working knowledge of ITIL principles and working within release schedules

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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