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Microsoft O365 Solutions Architect

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2020

Job Description:

Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC, an award-winning federal government contractor, has an exciting opportunity for a Microsoft O365 Solutions Architect to join our team in Washington, DC. The ideal Microsoft O365 Solutions Architect will be the chief architect and technical leader of an Office 365 migration. The successful candidate will have significant knowledge of the Office 365 platform, services, and associated configurations and will provide expert consultation and leadership to the Office 365 migration, including architecture, design, configuration, migration best practices, and strategies to support Office 365 operational KPIs. They will also provide expertise in Office 365 governance as needed.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed; meet the education and work experience required; and must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Other duties, in addition to the below, may be assigned as necessary to meet business needs.

Essential Job Functions:

Key responsibilities include technical management of the Office 365 tenant, identifying the solution path for migration from on-premises solution to Office 365 operating in cloud. The Office 365 Solutions Architect will act as a Technical Lead and support the Project Manager in gathering and analyzing requirements, solution design, and execute the migrations, while delivering high customer satisfaction. Additionally, the candidate must possess strong creative, communication, and collaboration skills. Provide technical expertise on Office 365 services: Teams, Microsoft Azure, Multifactor Authentication, Single Sign On, MDM and all Office 365 features.

* Support technical and program teams to translate requirements into solution designs and influence stakeholders to drive consensus on approach and work towards achieving desired outcomes.

* Provide hands on technical support for the design, construction, configuration, and maintenance of all facets of an Office 365 Tenant in GCC

* Interface with Microsoft for any Tier 3 support.

* Develop concise and accurate engineering documentation including design plans, implementation guides, knowledge guides, and standard operating procedures

* Experience administering MDM Microsoft Intune

* Review and respond to security events and alerts

* Research various security incidents, their cause and effects. Work with Service Desk, Desktop Support, Server, Information Security and Network Operations team members as appropriate to troubleshoot, resolve and document specific internal incidents and/or breaches within established SLA's

* Prior experience migrating to O365 and/or implementing a hybrid solution, as well as proven ability to evaluate the current environment and develop technical and business processes to migrate thousands of Exchange 2016 on-premises mailboxes to Exchange Online

* Expert level administration and configuration skills for Office 365 Exchange Online in a hybrid environment

* Expert level administration and configuration skills in Azure design, development, networking and integration

* Experience with O365 applications (Exchange Online, Teams, OneDrive, PowerApps etc)

* Functional knowledge of backup solutions as they relate to Exchange

* Strong knowledge of PowerShell scripting

* Azure AD Connect/AD FS experience in an enterprise environment

* Expert knowledge of Active Directory, schema modifications, domain creation and management

* Serve as subject matter expert (SME) resource on office 365 environment

* Assist in training end-users during all upgrade phases

* Resolve reactive support request escalated from services delivery team

* Supporting the migration of AD user objects and other data to O365

* Supporting integrated archiving and backup solutions to meet high availability SLAs, as well as security and legal requirements for the organization

* Performing Active Directory and Exchange Server 2016 deployments and decommissions

* Analyzing and developing innovative resolutions for complex problems involving high availability and/or performance at the system level

* Creating and maintaining documentation for the mail flow and network design, IP address and port traffic data, and service communications information documentation for the O365 environment

* Self-motivation and the ability to multi-task and balance multiple goals and priorities

* Ability to work in a team environment; strong interpersonal skills and adaptability are a must

* Ability to maintain open and constant communication with internal employees, contractors, customers, managers, and others as needed

* Implementation of advanced functions of Office 365 Security and Compliance center

* Practical knowledge of Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), Windows Server, Azure and Office 365 solutions.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

* Passion for technology with 10 years of technical experience with increasing responsibility

* Experience designing and implementing Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Server and Active Directory

* Direct experience migrating from on-premise to cloud storage (SharePoint online, Teams etc.) within a Microsoft G3/G5 licensing framework.

* Direct experience with on-premise Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Hybrid deployments

* Strong experience with configuring deploying Security and compliance solutions such as DLP, ATP.

* Must be a United States Citizen and able to obtain or currently possess a U.S. Government clearance at the Public Trust.

* Microsoft certifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Hands on experience with implementation, deployment, migration, and support of core O365 services, including (but not limited to):

* Teams including support for PC and Mobile Devices and integration with other O365 applications (OneDrive, SharePoint, etc.), chat/meetings, voice integration

* OneDrive including collaboration and file sharing across PC and Mobile Devices

* Exchange Online including mailbox migration

* SharePoint Online including policy enforcement, data protection, governance

* Office ProPlus

* Intune

* Experience with the integration of Office 365 with 3rd party security and application tools (Okta)
Strong communication skills and experience partnering with senior IT and Program leadership
Understanding of Agile and ITIL concepts * Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment

* Excellent people skills with ability to handle difficult personnel situations

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Excellent organizational and project management skills

* Strong customer service/client facing skills.

* Strong troubleshooting skills

Harmonia has been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the United States for 10 years and has been named a Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50 company for the last two years. We are a Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100 company and a Great Place to Work Certified organization! Every bit of our success is the result of a team of incredibly talented, dedicated, and hard-working professionals who are the heart and soul of Harmonia!

At Harmonia, we are pleased to offer competitive compensation and a dynamic, productive work environment. Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options; gym/wellness reimbursement; 401(k) matching; 501(c)(3) donation matching; paid holidays; generous paid time off; training reimbursement; and an Employee Assistance Program.

Harmonia is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity,

Keywords: Harmonia Holdings Group LLC, Washington DC , Microsoft O365 Solutions Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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