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Microsoft Consultant 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
About the Organization For over 41 years, AdvizeX has helped businesses navigate the changing landscape of information technology (IT) to find the right solutions to achieve their business objectives. To create true business value our innovative solutions are designed to meet customers individual business needs. Our people bring deep technical expertise and real-world experience to develop lasting business relationships. Through our deep heritage built from Applications to Infrastructure are essential elements of our approach driving adoption of new innovative solutions. Today, it is the further integration of Applications and Infrastructure that unleashes the power of Software Designed IT Modernization and Cloud Computing with Security requirements as the under pinning of these focused solutions.  
Description

From strategy to implementation Advizex consulting services delivers technology solutions that modernize, automate, and transform our customers business.   Our practical, innovative solutions are linked to measurable goals to help our customers achieve a competitive advantage.  Our team includes more than 100 technology professionals that have completed more than 1,000 engagements across industries and technologies. We draw on this experience to help solve our customers most complex technology-related challenges.  We bring deep, functional expertise, but are known for our holistic perspective: we capture value across boundaries and between the silos of any organization.

This job is for you if…

  • You are highly motivated and passionate about Microsoft Technology Solutions and have spent the last 3 to 5 years primarily focused on Directory Service (AD) and Messaging (Exchange/Exchange Online) solutions, including build, configure, migrate, and optimize. 
  • You have a passion for technology, both in your daily work life, and at home. 
  • You are interested in “lifelong learning”, both to go deeper with your current skills, and to add new ones.
  • You have honed your skills with other Solution Providers, Internal IT Organizations, and/or OEM Software and Cloud Solution Providers and have experience in customer-facing roles in delivery of complex, multi-faceted projects.
  • You want to be the “go to” resource for Advizex customers, Sales Team, and your technical peers.  Whether you call it “trusted advisor”, “subject matter expert”, or “point of escalation”, you want to be that person.
  • You are ready for “what’s next”, whether that’s the cloud, hybrid solutions, or something that hasn’t been labeled yet, you’ll be ready.
  • You are comfortable developing relationships with your customer technical and management contacts.

A day in the life…

As a Consultant you will deliver innovative solutions for clients. You will:

  • Work on strategic and tactical projects focusing on Microsoft technologies across industry verticals.
  • Perform Design and Planning projects including data gathering, workshops, creating project documents, and presenting findings and designs.
  • Perform Implementation and Deployment projects including build, testing, migration, transfer of knowledge, and support.
  • Perform Assessment projects for health check, remediation, and optimization.
  • Develop rapport with Advizex customers and aspire to be their Trusted Advisor.  For solutions in your area of subject matter expertise, you are their first call, before they implement anything new.  Customers look to you for insight based on your wealth of experience and knowledge of best practices.
  • Continue to develop and mature your skills with M365, Active Directory, and other complimentary technologies.
  • Attain certifications for personal development and Advizex partnership requirements.
  • Collaborate with project teams comprised of individuals with diverse skill sets.
  • Ensure solutions meet or exceed customer requirements for performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and reliability.
  • Work with Advizex sales and pre-sales teams as a contributor and subject matter expert in project scoping.
 
Position Requirements

What we are looking for…

  • Expert-level skills with:
    • Windows Server (2019, 2016, and 2012)
    • Active Directory
    • Services such as DNS, DHCP, PKI, RDS, ADFS, etc.
    • Office/Microsoft 365, specifically Exchange Online and Exchange Hybrid Server deployments
    • Exchange Server (2016, 2013, and 2010)
    • Azure AD and Azure AD Connect
  • Pro- to Expert-level skills with:
    • PowerShell scripting
    • Windows Desktop (10, 8, and 7)
    • Hyper-V
    • Office/Microsoft 365, specifically OneDrive and cross-tenant migrations
  • Experience leading migration projects, including Active Directory and Exchange/O365, with various sized environments, from Medium (500-1,000 seats) to Enterprise (15,000+ seats).
  • Ability to incorporate Data Protection, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Security into solution designs.
  • General Infrastructure (Servers and Storage) experience to support solution implementations.
  • General Networking (Connectivity and Security) experience to support solution implementations.
  • 3+ years of success in consulting complex, technical projects, including design and planning, implementation and deployment, and support

Optional skills include:

  • Project experience with Windows and Exchange Server versions prior to those listed in “required skills”.
  • Office/Microsoft 365 skills with the rest of the suite beyond Exchange Online, such as Skype for Business and Team, optimally with VoIP integration
  • Experience designing and deploying Identity and Access Management solutions, such as FIM and MIM, along with other SSO and MFA solutions
  • System Center, specifically SCCM and SCOM, but also SCVMM and SCDPM
  • Intune, Microsoft Managed Desktops, Cloud management gateway
  • Experience with third-party migration tools, such as Quest Migration Manager for AD and Exchange and Binary Tree
  • DevOps, conceptual
  • Containerization Solutions
  • Cloud Solutions
  • Server and/or desktop Virtualization Solutions from VMware, to support solution implementations.
  • Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • SQL Server, any version, for infrastructure optimization, troubleshooting, deployment to support other applications, data protection, and general skills to include in overall solutions or for migration
  • Windows Automation and Management Scripting with languages such as PowerShell, Python, and VBScript

Education and Certification

  • Attained, or work equivalent of, Bachelor's Degree, preferably, but not required in a technical area of study, such as Computer Science, Information Technology, etc.
  • Attained, or work equivalent of, advanced, relevant certification such as Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator. If not currently holding certification, willingness, and ability to attain the certification within a reasonable time after hiring.

General skills and experience (mostly required)

  • 5+ years of technical consulting experience
  • Strong communication skills, including timely and clear email, phone, or text messages.
  • Ability to work effectively with Advizex and customer teams.
  • Basic Project Management skills, for status reporting, communications, and scheduling.
  • Solid writing skills, including the proper use of grammar and punctuation to complete professional documentation.
  • Professional presentation and behavior, including time management, punctuality, and meeting or exceeding customer expectations for dress.
  • Ability to self-manage, as you may be responsible for meeting internal and/or customer deadlines and delivery expectations.
  • Experience with standard Office Applications, such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Open to travel - position may require up to 50% travel annually. (Pre-COVID estimate. Current estimate may be less.)

 

Core Competencies

  • Sees the “big picture” of an organization—how the key drivers of their business relate to each other and work together
  • Ability to build in-depth knowledge of clients' technical and business priorities, challenges, and initiatives
  • Believes that a quality, final outcome is the most important part of any client engagement
  • Has belief in one’s own ideas and capability to be successful
  • Prepares for group meetings by identifying the key issues, goals, and stakeholder expectations

What you’ll get…

  • A career with a company where you will be challenged, respected, and valued.
  • A career with a company that’s invested in your personal development, will offer a solid compensation package, and provides a great team environment
  • The people here do their jobs well, care about one another, care about our customers and exercise good ethics and judgement
  • Our team members health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.
 
Location Independence  
Req Number INF-21-00021  

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