Windows/ Messaging Engineer

  • Pay Rate: $60.00/hr – $77.00/hr
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6+ Months
  • Job Location: San Diego, CA

 

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON W-2.  NO C2C.

MUST BE ABLE TO COME IN FOR AN ON-SITE INTERVIEW IN SAN DIEGO, CA.  

 

Our client, in San Diego, CA, is looking for a skilled Windows Systems Engineer, who has experience working on enterprise messaging solutions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Microsoft Exchange Architecture and Administration (5-7 years).
  • Experience administering messaging in a medium/large enterprise environment (8,000+ users).
  • Knowledge and experience with Messaging Gateway/Hygiene Products – e.g. Cisco Ironport, Proofpoint, etc.
  • B. S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2016 and Exchange Online.
  • Must have strong knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy.
  • Experience in IT infrastructure services: SMTP, DNS, MX records, AD Trust Relationships, and TCP/IP.
  • Must have email migration and retention experience.
  • Must have PowerShell and .NET advanced scripting capabilities.
  • Ability to establish best practices for monitoring and forecasting of system/application capacity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in presenting to both technical and management teams.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Able to lead technical meetings and discussions.
  • Capable of effectively managing relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

 

NICE TO HAVE

  • Familiarity with Agile and ITIL workflows and philosophies.
  • Understanding of other infrastructure components including Networking, Network Load Balancing, various Operating Systems, SAN/NAS storage, x86 hardware, Single Sign-On solutions, and SaaS Operations (Office365).
  • Microsoft Certifications are a plus (MCSE, MCP, etc.).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary focus will be supporting client’s Enterprise Corporate Messaging environment, including Ironport.
  • Secondary focus will be supporting the Hosting environment – hosting servers, DHCP, Nutanix, VMWare, File Share Services, print Services, System Center Suite, Distribution List Manager, IP Address Management, etc.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of all Messaging Platforms.
  • Ensure thorough testing of solutions for functionality and compatibility.
  • Provide capacity planning and performance monitoring to sustain and improve mobility service availability.
  • Coordinate service/support needs with vendors, application support teams, and internal teams through effective partnership, collaboration and communication.
  • Provide change request leadership for the deployment of application or infrastructure related changes.
  • Provide Level 3 support for Microsoft Exchange and Outlook for end users, application and administration teams.
  • You must be comfortable in addressing critical incidents.
  • Participate in application troubleshooting and incident problem resolution with other infrastructure teams, including application, storage, network, and data center teams.
  • Represent the team in change, incident and problem management calls and manage request queues.
  • Maintain and define hardware, software, and configuration standards (Operational Runbooks and Playbooks).
  • Partner with other Product Infrastructure teams to apply standards and policies relevant to operational excellence.
  • Develop workflows, process and automation procedures.
  • Proactively identify gaps, risks and issues and escalate to management accordingly.
  • Participate in on-call rotation (24/7 support for 1 week, on a 9 week cycle.).

 

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