We have an upcoming Microsoft Office 365 migration for 2000 seats.
This role requires experience of successfully defining, delivering enterprise messaging and collaboration migrations to Cloud based strategies that embrace the entire Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise platform. Whilst there is no ‘typical’ Cloud infrastructure migration, candidates will expect to be defining and implementing migration plans for future state messaging, collaboration and communication services, typically moving away from legacy email platforms (e.g., Exchange2003, Exchange 2010).
Strong technical infrastructure skills will be needed across the following Microsoft server technologies:
Exchange Online, Hybrid, Exchange Server 2013, 2010, 2007 & 2003
Exchange Online Protection and leading third party message hygiene products
Active Directory – Domain Services & Federation Services, Directory Synchronization to Azure AD
Lync Server and/or Office Communications Server
Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Mobile Device Management solutions.
Office 365 Senior Implementation Consultants are also required to demonstrate considerable expertise in the following areas:
DNS and related network protocols as well as capability with Windows PowerShell
Proven experience of network topology including: Wide Area Connectivity (On premise and Internet based), Firewall technologies and SSL certificates
Experience of legacy messaging systems such as Lotus Notes, IMAP/POP3 including archiving technologies and email encryption
Expert in developing messaging and migration strategy with experience of designing, deploying and supporting messaging systems in various geographic locations. Experience with global roll-out of Exchange Online would be an advantage
A proven track record of working with an enterprise wide forest for Active Directory; Single Forest, Multiple forest, multiple domains and cross forest trusts. Experience of FIM would be a plus.
This role requires experience of successfully delivering Infrastructure migration projects in large corporate environments and requires someone who understands how business infrastructure works and how messaging and collaboration solutions can support the business. In particular, the candidate will have:
A range of experience of delivering messaging and collaboration solutions including infrastructure architecture, design and implementation/migration
A proven track record of successful implementation of messaging and collaboration solutions within blue-chip large client companies, preferably across a number of business verticals
A proven ability to develop a clear understanding of clients’ needs and the ability to incorporate them into a solution
Experience of consultancy and delivery orientated environments.
To qualify, you must meet these criteria:
* Be available for 40 hours/wk starting Monday 5/23 -- 20 hours during CST timezone; 20 hours in a timezone of your choice
* Be able to prove that you have performed Office 365 migrations for 1500-3000 seats
* Be able to prove that you have done both cut-over and hybrid migrations
* Provide us with existing migration documentation/steps that you have found works best for this size of migration
* Be available for a daily conference call in the CST timezone
* Be responsive and available to us during the project