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UC Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00055
Location: Exeter, Rhode Island
Position Type:Direct Placement
Type of position: Fulltime Direct
This is an excellent fulltime opportunity  for UC Engineer with Microsoft technologies, to be a  technical leader in post-sales engagements.  You will be providing strategic oversight, design and architectural standards for the product offerings around Microsoft O365 E3/E5 Suite, Active Directory, Exchange, Microsoft Skype for Business/ Lync and SQL.  As well as having responsibilities for overall plan and execution for post sales customer implementation / migration of Skype for Business/Lync and other Unified Communications Voice and Video platforms.  In addition 15% of the role will include,  conducting presales customer engagements supporting Skype for Business/Lync Migrations and Greenfield sites Collaborate with and providing oversight of partners, project teams and Junior engineers to ensure project execution.
The candidate in this role must possess the ability to articulate a proposed strategic vision for the customer solutions, as well as the core vendor strategic visions, competitive analysis, industry best practices and industry trends.  
Required skills and experience include:
  • Minimum of seven years' experience implementing MS Skype for Business, Exchange, O365 and Active Directory  projects.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to coordinate multiple projects and resources towards a common set of objectives
  • Experienced "consulting skills” to complement technical acumen
  • Knowledge of business operations principles
  • Data gathering skills when working across a customer's IT and "C Level” groups; leading to a top level solution design
  • Experience in solution design and development of Statement of Works to define scope and investment for each engagement
  • Organizational and communications skills; development and execution of project plan for each customer's Statement of Work
  • Knowledge of current IT challenges/initiatives (E.G. Cloud, Virtualization, SDN, Mobility, BYOD, UC)
  • Professional vendor level certifications preferred: MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, MCTS
Job responsibilities include:  
  • Designing, planning and executing on migration and production level deployment services and architecture for Skype for Business/Lync projects.
  • Leading and conducting needs assessments, product demonstrations, evaluations, and proof of concepts to support customer sales cycle.
  • Leading customer discovery/qualification calls to support the development of Statement of Work & Quote for Skype for Business/Lync \
  • Presentations and demos, including setting up demo systems and delivering the demonstrations.
  • Travel typically within 200 miles