Exchange Engineer Consultant

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Analysis
Chantilly, Virginia
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ138873

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Exchange Engineer Consultant to provide support for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) Cloud Service Offering contract. This position will require the employee to report onsite several days a week in either Fort Meade, MD, Chantilly, VA, or Durham, NC. PLEASE NOTE: This position in contingent upon contract award.

The Exchange Engineer Consultant will perform administrative support for on-premises domain and office productivity services as well as cloud administration of a Microsoft Office 365 tenant and services. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Design, build and deploy, and administer enterprise Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Azure, M365, and O365 environments. 

  • Build, maintain and migrate a variety of physical and virtual systems to on-premises, cloud, or hybrid infrastructures.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of best practices and troubleshooting. 

  • Provide a breadth of expertise across numerous core enterprise messaging technologies.  Remain current on emerging industry standard technologies. 

  • Responsible for levels of project completion of core infrastructure implementations and expected results. 

  • Responsible for client architectural design documentation. 

  • Ability to identify and mitigate technical risks when changes are made to the enterprise environment.     

  • Recognized for strong expertise in industry issues and trends.

  • Utilize functional area expertise gained through direct industry experience to assess the operational and functional baseline of an organization and its organizational components.

  • Responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and interacting with O&M support.

  • Project assignments may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security and security compliance.

  • Provides guidance and direction to other professionals, acts in a consulting and/or advisory capacity; coordinates resolution of highly complex problems and tasks, possesses ability to meet and operate under deadlines.   

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems utilizing both on-premises and cloud-based hosting technologies  

  • Analyze requirements and system architectures to develop system requirements specifications and resulting design plans  

  • Administer, operate, manage and maintain components for on-premises and cloud-based virtualized systems  

  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients  

  • Plans and directs upgrades of Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Azure/M365 infrastructure and related components  

  • Design and administer Configuration Management tools and suites and Patch Management solutions for desired state configuration and baseline management and control  


Required Qualifications:   

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance   

  • Current IAT Level II certification or higher

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree OR additional work experience in lieu of degree

  • 10  years of experience

  • 3+ Years managing Office 365 services in a large-scale environment  

  • Experience coordinating the implementation of technical solutions on an enterprise scale. 

  • Experience managing and remediating Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft Exchange solutions in a hybrid and cloud environment. 

  • Experience with commercial cloud services   

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Exchange 2016 & 2019 structures to include: database structure; mail routing and related protocols  

  • Understanding of directory sync into Azure AD  

  • Architectural understanding of O365 security constructs and data protections such as DLP, RMS/IRM, Azure Information Protection  

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory design and implementation options  

  • Experience with Group Policy Management  

  • Experience with Windows DNS and DHCP  

  • Experience with Windows Server 2016 & 2019  

  • Experience and strong understanding of File and Storage Services, to include Distributed File System (DFS) Replication and Namespace management  

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows automation scripting with PowerShell or other scripting languages  

  • System configuration based on security guidelines such as DISA STIGs   

  • Experience designing and troubleshooting complex mail routing scenarios. 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and its interaction with Active Directory  

  • Familiarity with Exchange Online and understanding of Exchange hybrid designs and operations  

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment  

  • Must be able to report onsite as indicated above 


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with AWS, Azure, or GCP 

  • Experience with AvePoint Fly and or Metalogix








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