Exchange Consultant - Ft. Meade - Hot opening!!!

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Solutions Architect
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ97009

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an Exchange Consultant to help support an exciting new Cloud Service Offering contract, Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), in Fort Meade, MD. This position will require the employee to report onsite at least 3-4 days a week. 

The Exchange Consultant responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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 

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

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

  • 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 

  • The selected candidate will design, build and deploy, and administer large scale multi-domain 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 migration best practices and troubleshooting. 

  • Experience designing and troubleshooting complex mail routing scenarios. 

  • 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.

  • Embracing the DevOps model, engineers will be 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.  

Required Qualifications:  

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance  

  • BA/BS Degree

  • 8 years of experience (additional years of experience and/or certifications may be considered in place of education)  

  • IAT Level II Certification  

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

  • Experience with commercial cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)

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

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and its interaction with Active Directory 

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

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

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

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

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.