Senior Microsoft\/Office 365 Systems Engineer

Align Communications in Rutherford, NJ

  • Industry: Engineering - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Microsoft Systems . Rutherford, New Jersey

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Why Align

For over decades, many of the world's leading firms have relied on Align as a trusted IT solution provider and center of excellence in IT advisory, infrastructure design, build, delivery and managed services. We are actively seeking innovative minds to establish and strengthen our team to deliver high-quality state-of-the-art technology solutions for our enterprise and boutique clients.

Position Overview

The Senior Microsoft and Office 365 Systems Engineer is responsible for developing, overseeing, and supporting all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 solutions. We seek a strong senior systems engineer to provide technical leadership and hands on delivery. As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will plan, design, implement Microsoft and Office 365 solutions for our clients. You will be a technical subject matter expert. You will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the Microsoft Productivity offerings and promote innovative solutions to our customers. You will develop relationships with key customer. Senior Microsoft and Office 365 Systems Engineers are responsible for leveraging their knowledge the Microsoft\Office 365 suite (Exchange, Exchange Online, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, etc.) to meet and resolve our client's business needs. You will work with other senior engineers to adjust our Microsoft\Office 365 product offerings, and you are responsible for reviewing constantly changing products. You will also take on a presales role as needed and interface with our clients in helping with solution development.

The Senior Microsoft and Office 365 Systems Engineer must exercise strong initiative, independent judgment in problem reporting, advanced problem resolution skills. The ideal candidate will have experience migrating and implementation solutions from a design/architecture perspective as it relates to Microsoft\Office 365. Prior experience migrating Active Directory and Exchange environments, understanding of the full suite of Microsoft\Office 365 product and solutions, as well as the ability to build PowerShell scripts is required. This Engineer will also be responsible for assisting with operation tasks such as building PowerShell scripts and acting as the highest tier of escalation for any issues.

  • This position will be based out of our new Rutherford, NJ office
  • This is a full-time employment position offering competitive salary, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, 401K matching, a health savings account, company paid life insurance, paid time off, paid training, and performance-based bonuses.

Responsibilities
  • Development of Statement of Works
  • Attend meetings to gather requirements during pre-sales effort.
  • Part of team that leads the implementation, maintenance, and design of Microsoft\Office 365 offerings
  • Develop solutions and product offerings, taking a leading role in the design and implementation standards of all Microsoft\Office 365 implementation projects
  • Gather and assess business requirements, develop and present solutions, produce design and migrating strategy documents, and provide guidance and knowledge transfer to client
  • Align customer requirements for Microsoft\Office 365 implementation readiness
  • Assist with onboarding of Managed Services clients onto Aligns's technology stack.
  • Travel to client locations as needed
  • Lead and mentor junior Microsoft Systems Engineers
  • Participate in solutions development and presales of our professional services and managed services offerings as necessary
  • Act as a catalyst for change and driving innovation throughout the organization
  • Utilizing strong scripting (PowerShell) skills to effectively automate the on-premise and cloud services

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Engineer/Science or similar field
  • 7+ years of experience working in a Microsoft Systems Engineering role within a high paced IT environment, preferably within some financial institution experience
  • Proven professional experience with Azure AD and Microsoft\Office 365, including configuration of tenant wide policies, ATP products, Intune, authentication and identity management and DLP
  • 3 or more years of experience with Microsoft\Office 365 platforms including Intune, and Azure AD
  • Expert in Microsoft Active Directory and associated technologies (Group Policy, Kerberos, DNS, DHCP)
  • 1 or more years of experience implementing Microsoft Teams
  • Demonstrable knowledge of migrating best practices and troubleshooting
  • Exchange Server and Exchange online migration and deployment experience
  • Strong understanding of the latest Microsoft desktop, server, and cloud platforms
  • Strong ability to resolve business problems and process issues with the Microsoft\Office 365 technical platform
  • PowerShell scripting skills
  • MCSA or MCSE in O365 and Microsoft 365 preferred but not required
  • Ability to communicate at a highly effective level both in a written and oral manner
  • Experience with ConnectWise Manage is a plus
  • Some project management exposure or experience is ideal, but not required.
  • Self-motivator, possessing a high sense of urgency and a high level of integrity
  • Ability to research technical topics and communicate the end results of the investigation
  • Ability to work closely with and explain technology and processes to client's management teams

About Align

Align is a dynamic and flexible place to work, offering professionals unparalleled opportunities to train in the leading technologies, make an impact within the industry and control their own destinies. We have a flawless track record of delivering technical solutions and have established long-standing relationships with an impressive client list of both Global 1000 and SMB clients.

We work across a diverse list of industries including financial services, life sciences (pharmaceutical and health care), retail, technology, media and telecommunications. We give our professionals the autonomy to pursue opportunities and manage assignments in ways that maximize their creativity and talents, leading to self-fulfillment and financial rewards.

For more details, visit www.align.com .

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