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Infrastructure Engineer / Deskside Systems – PowerShell, MIM, AD, O365
Ref No.: 20-01656
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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Infrastructure Engineer / Deskside Systems — PowerShell, MIM, Active Directory, O365

This contract engineer role will start remotely, then eventually transition to a desirable River North office location as permitted. Our client is a global leader in financial investments and boasts an innovative and entrepreneurial culture. Your responsibility will be to will manage, implement, and support our client's Microsoft and Messaging technologies. You will work with the architecture, engineering, operations, and support teams to create and maintain standards, deploy new solutions, administer, automate and support Microsoft and Messaging technologies including Active Directory, Office365, Exchange, MIM, Enterprise Vault, etc.

  • Participate in efforts to deploy new and optimize existing solutions, automate, create standards, and govern technologies including but not limited to Active Directory, Azure AD, Office 365, Exchange, Group Policy, and Microsoft Identity Management (MIM)
  • Support eDiscovery tools and assist in eDiscovery efforts for legal cases
  • Employ a cloud-native mentality in developing new solutions for Active Directory, DNS, and other technologies
  • Develop PowerShell scripts for administrative and automation tasks
  • Assist with migration projects to O365 cloud and decommissioning of on-premise systems
  • Drive the execution of Microsoft RAPs and lead the optimization and cleanup efforts per findings
  • Act as a senior support resource for all Microsoft and Messaging matters when required
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the field, advises peers and management of industry trends, new products, and innovations
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake the above responsibilities
  • Robust background in Microsoft Technologies (O365, Active Directory, Exchange, MIM, Azure, etc.)
  • Strong PowerShell scripting skills and experience
  • Experience with journaling and eDiscovery tools (Enterprise Vault preferred)
  • Extensive experience in Office 365 migrations and familiarity with operating Exchange platform
  • Understanding of onboarding new applications into an ADFS / Azure AD environment
  • Experience with Group Policy Management, knowledge of Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) preferred
  • Ability to partner with and collaboratively drive accountability with vendors and internal teams
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to see projects and initiatives through to completion and teach others
  • Demonstrated high level analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify new opportunities and technical methods to solve business problems
  • Microsoft of other industry certifications preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or related field preferred – in lieu of degree, an applicable amount of relevant work experience will be considered
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