MS Exchange Administrator in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

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Job Description


MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 25 years of expertise in finding “best fit” IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract position:

MS Exchange Administrator

Contract

Fort Worth, TX

Provide advanced administration and technical support for a centralized, remotely managed, Microsoft-based environment architected to support mission critical email and collaboration services for approximately 45,000 users with particular focus on Exchange 2010 mail flow, Office 365 administration and Outlook/OWA user experience. The environment supports integrated desktop collaboration suite including Outlook, Lync and third party social network capabilities. It will also encompass major integration points such as SharePoint, Office and Active Directory.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Maintain and support the on premise Microsoft Exchange 2010 environment and all messaging components.
  • Recommend and perform any needed maintenance, upgrades, and installations to ensure the most optimal messaging environment.
  • Work with teams that maintain the Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure.
  • Work with members of the Network team on integration of applications to messaging and Active Directory environment.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for all responsible environments. Understand and adhere to applicable data privacy practices and laws. Perform official change control as necessary.
  • Assist help desk on escalated tickets pertaining to Outlook 2010, Outlook Web Access, email client functionality via mobile devices, Exchange, backup, recovery, as well as other issues that may arise demonstrating the ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment while effectively prioritizing tasks.
  • Provide expertise and assistance for routine customer inquiries as well as emergency and operational matters utilizing exceptional customer service orientation
  • Support eDiscovery projects
  • Monitor alerts and thresholds, taking preventive or corrective action to resolve
  • Work together with LAN/WAN teams to troubleshoot network related issues for Active Directory and Exchange using proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Monitor and test Windows network performance and provide performance statistics and trends reports utilizing strong technical knowledge of the Microsoft operating systems

Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of seven years of experience administering Microsoft Exchange including the backup and restore of mailboxes.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience supporting users on Outlook and any other client mail applications.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with Windows Server platforms.
  • Experience with Exchange, ActiveSync, Public Folders, Microsoft Office Communicator & Lync Unified Communications including use of the voice, desktop sharing, and federation services
  • Five plus years of experience in delivering complex technical solutions including planning, development, rollout and support with Windows Active Directory and Exchange.
  • Proficiency and experience in combinations of Exchange Messaging upgrades, Business Continuity & High Availability, Messaging Consolidation, Secure Messaging, Messaging Archiving, Unified Messaging, Mobile Messaging, Office Communications Server and Exchange scripting
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Window’s Active Directory AD mixed mode environments, AD Replication, Domain Trusts, Group Policy, Login scripts, DNS, WINS, LDAP, IIS, SSL, SMTP
  • On-call availability

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of one or more virtualization technologies (such as VMWare)
  • At least one Microsoft Certification in Windows and/or Exchange Server. MCSE or MCITP desired.

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