Systems Engineer - MS Communications

Dallas, TX

Post Date: 08/17/2017 Job ID: 9414 Category: Opportunistic

Our Client is seeking a Systems Engineer in our Dallas, Texas headquarters. The System Engineer is responsible for the deployment, delivery and ongoing support of all Microsoft Communications platforms such as, but not limited to, Microsoft Exchange, Lync/Skype for Business, and Active Directory. The system engineer is responsible for ensuring all of these platforms meet or exceed the availability, performance and security requirements of the organization.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of all Messaging Platforms
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of Skype for Business/Lync 2013 environments
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of Active Directory (DHCP, DNS, Group Policy)
  • Responsible for handling escalation tickets from Junior team members
  • Responsible for remediating vulnerabilities for all infrastructure environments you are responsible for in a timely manner
  • Continues to update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations
  • Other projects and duties as assigned


This position has frequent contact with all levels of employees and management. In addition, this role may interact with outside business partners, vendors, consultants, and other office visitors.

Education, Skills, & Experience
  • BA/BS in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of applicable experiences
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange, IIS, VMWare, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, and PowerShell
  • ProofPoint Email Security Gateway experience required
  • Experience with working with enterprise load balancers. Citrix Netscaler preferred.
  • McAfee Security for Microsoft Exchange (MSME) a plus
  • Citrix experience a plus
  • Experience with working on multiple infrastructure projects
  • Experience with maintaining information security policies is preferred
  • Experience with configuring and supporting complex infrastructure environments
  • Familiar with Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework
  • Experience with participating in disaster recovery and/or BCP design and testing
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work effectively
  • Customer service and quality focused with proven process improvement skills
  • Innovative problem solving, research and analytical skills
  • Must possess very strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within and support of a team environment
  • MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, VCP or CCA a plus
AD, Exchange, Skype For Business, Lync, IIS, VMware

Evan Pollock

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