Messaging Systems Architect
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Messaging Systems Architect
Ref No.: 18-00200
Location: Providence , Rhode Island
Position Type:Contract
 We are currently looking for a Messaging & Collaboration architect to support a mid-size Messaging & Collaboration infrastructure merger of about 32k mailboxes.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Leads internal project work stream and coordinate activities with solution architects, internal staff, external vendors, outside departments, divisions and groups within the company.
Works with solution architects to develop solutions for potential bridging and target states of merger infrastructure.
Leads transition of newly implemented solutions over to steady state operations team.
Contributes to the development and implementation of tactical and strategic plans for supporting the company's Messaging infrastructure.
Identifies potential areas for improving processes/procedures, server configurations and server images.
Contributes to the development of, maintenance of and adherence to system standards, policies, procedures and documentation to support consistency and compliancy requirements for corporate initiatives, operational objectives and service level agreements.
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Education/Experience:
5+ years of administration experience with Microsoft Exchange
Mid to large IT enterprise experience
Bachelor's degree in an IT-related discipline - preferred.
Experience in M&A projects – preferred.
 
Skills and Competencies:
Core Skills:
Proficiency with Messaging, Exchange 2010/13, Office 365/Exchange Online Protection
Including, messaging protocols, such as EWS and Active Sync
Including, email authentication, SPF, DKIM & DMARC
 
Key Skills:
Powershell
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 / Lync 2013/ Skype
Mobile Device management
Blackberry Enterprise
Good for Enterprise
Proficiency with network protocols and infrastructure concepts.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must have a strong command of the English Language; written and oral.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting (problem determination/resolution) skills.
Written and verbal communication skills.
Interpersonal skills to be able to interface effectively with a broad range of contacts from technical staff to senior management.
Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent activities and to work successfully under pressure.
Analytical thinker, with ability to solve problems. Can deal with ambiguity and requests for change.
UML modeling
 
Current Implemented Technology:
Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016
Office 365/Exchange Online Protection
OCS 2007 R2
Blackberry / Good Technologies
Client Voltage SecureMail
Symantec DLP Email Prevent v14
TrendMicro ScanMail for Exchange v11
Slack