Office 365 Architect

Office 365 Architect
222 W Adams St, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
United States

West Monroe isn’t a start-up firm, but we act like one.
From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.

Think you're up to the challenge?
West Monroe Partners is currently seeking an Office 365 Architect to provide strategy, architecture, and implementation support for our clients. You will help architect, implement, and migrate enterprise environments, including but not limited to the support of a broad range of Microsoft solutions including Active Directory, O365, Exchange, Skype/Lync/Teams, Outlook and Outlook Web Access.

What will you be doing?
* Function as the primary point-of-contact for all Performance Services Microsoft Exchange business development and delivery responsibilities
* Act as the technical architect on multiple client electronic mail environments and associated projects simultaneously
* Work on client project-based initiatives including electronic mail strategy and planning, upgrades of existing Exchange platforms, Office365 migrations and system consolidation typically through broader merger integration initiatives
* Serve as the L3 escalation point for the West Monroe Partners Network Operations Center (NOC) and Tier 2 support engineers for questions and complex issue resolution
* Work with client management and provide written and oral status updates; facilitate and lead meetings in both a project and escalated incident setting
* Ensure associated service level agreements are met and assist with reporting on SLAs and other key metrics

We need someone who can bring the following to the table:
* Bachelor’s degree required
* 5 years of experience as a lead administrator for Microsoft Exchange (2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016) and Office 365.
* Minimum 3 years of architecture and project experience designing and deploying enterprise-level Exchange environments (>4,000 seats), Unified communications and electronic mail compliance and archiving solutions
* Experience with cross-org email migrations and co-existence utilizing native Exchange tools as well as third party solutions from Bittitan, Quest, or Binary Tree
* Expertise in designing and implementing directory services and related technologies in coordination with Exchange & O365 (AD, ADFS, AzureAD, Azure Passthrough Auth, MFA)
* Experience with mobile device management solutions and policy design
* Expertise and experience in Windows based Collaboration Services. Technologies include Microsoft Teams, Skype 4 Business, Lync, IIS, Windows Server, Certificate Services, and Federation Services
* Experience with support and administration of environments with high-availability and disaster recovery technologies such as clustering and replication
* In-depth knowledge of SMTP and spam filtering solutions
* Sound understanding of storage networking and backup solutions
* Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
* Microsoft (MCP, MCSA) certifications preferred
* Experience managing multiple technology projects simultaneously
* Demonstrates a strong knowledge and competence of standard concepts, best practices, and operational procedures within a corporate Microsoft cloud environment
* A natural sense of urgency, initiative and a positive team player philosophy to be reflected in daily work ethics; strong problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Location

222 West Adams Street , Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe Partners

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Senior Consultant, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Manager, Advanced Analytics

What are West Monroe Partners Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Where you decide to build your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our hope is you see the value of building it here at West Monroe Partners. As a firm, we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

We invest in you. At West Monroe Partners, we don't just give lip service to the philosophy that people matter. We invest in it, through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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