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IT/Systems Administrator - Exchange/Office 365 (direct hire) in Irvine, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Job Number: 2126227

IT Administrator - Exchange/Office 360
Irvine, CA
Up to 110k

We are looking for a talented Information Technology Professional to join our corporate team. As part of our growing global organization, you will have the opportunity to play a critical role in our business by supporting the Microsoft Exchange 2010 and 2016 Office 365 Hybrid multi-server\multi-site environment using database availability groups with Azure Active Directory Connector Integration. In this role, you will ensure the performance, reliability and availability of our critical Exchange server hardware and software components. You will also be responsible for a variety of other enterprise support applications which are used in a variety of business areas.

The primary objectives of the role are described below:
* Collaborate with the IT Director - Network Infrastructure to assist with capacity and long term strategic planning of the Exchange environment.
* Primarily responsible for the configuration and maintenance of the company's existing Microsoft Exchange 2010 and 2016 Office 365 Hybrid multi-server\multi-site environment, as well as spam and antivirus applications. This includes activities such as patching Exchange servers and managing available space within the Exchange environment for mailbox growth.
* Administer and support Active Directory, DNS, Backup Systems, Barracuda Spam Firewall, Email Security, Archiving and eDiscovery for Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange.
* Responsible for producing and maintaining the appropriate documentation for application deployment, configuration, and related processes on the Exchange environment.
* Proactively identify and successfully resolve email routing issues in a timely manner.
* Provide escalated support to the IT Support Services team and end users as necessary.
* Proactively monitor and identify server problems to reduce negative impact on business operations.
* Assist and support other server applications as needed within the network team.
* Support business growth by researching and recommending innovative technical solutions to business problems.
* Ensure compliance with company policies by performing periodic audits of various environments.

Education & Experience:
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution.
* 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft system administration tools - specifically Active Directory.
* 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft Exchange 2010 and 2016 Office 365 Hybrid multi-server\multi-site environment environments.

Required Skills:
* Intermediate to advanced experience with the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Microsoft Exchange 2010 and 2016 Office 365 Hybrid multi-server\multi-site environment.
* Strong understanding of Multi-Domain Tree Active Directory environment, including domains, group policies, and DNS management.
* Strong knowledge and experience using Windows PowerShell scripting language.
* Experience working with a major backup, antivirus and spam solution is required.
* Demonstrated understanding of Windows 2008R2/2012R2 Server.
* Working knowledge of older versions of Exchange for restoration purposes.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Self-motivated, team player with strong interpersonal skills that is eager to learn new technologies.

Preferred Technical Skills:
* Specific experience with Power Shell, Email Security, Barracuda Spam Firewall, and VMware is a plus.
* Strong knowledge of Office 365 Exchange Environment.
* Strong proficiency in evaluating and performing backups and maintenance of the
Exchange environment.

IT Administrator - Exchange/Office 360
Irvine, CA
Up to 110k

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