Exchange Migration Engineer

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ104854

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an Exchange Migration Engineer to provide support on the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) Cloud Service Offering contract. NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract award. 

The Exchange Migration Engineer will provide applied subject matter knowledge to all facets of Exchange Email migrations into M365 Exchange Online.  This includes high level analysis, collection, assessment, migration, design, development, modeling, simulation, integration, installation, documentation, and implementation.

Responsibilities include the following:  

  • Serve as the technical lead for the agency’s migration from on-prem Exchange to M365 cloud Exchange Online.  

  • Assess all applicable Active Directory objects for incompatibilities and resolve prior to migration (including mailboxes, shared mailboxes, DLs, etc.).  

  • Partner with other agencies to migrate user mailboxes according to project schedule and resolve issues that arise.  

  • Review agency Exchange Onboarding Guide and ensure management and conduct those activities.   

  • As needed, assist with extending Active Directory user identities into Azure Active Directory.  

  • Begin training administration and records teams on the components and capabilities of M365.  

  • Consider records compliance policies and practices as migrated personnel move to Exchange, OneDrive, and other M365 components.  

  • Recommend complete design and migration process, and upon approval, perform migration processes utilizing best practices and standard and custom 3rd party email migration tools, methods, and applications   

  • Assists with resolving problems requiring applied knowledge of the related technical subject matter.

  • Train and perform knowledge transfer to new team members on the Exchange admin and migration team to assist with the migration and ongoing support. 

  • Applies principles and methods of the subject matter to specialized solutions.   

  • Other duties as assigned  

Required Qualifications:  

  • Active DoD Secret clearance  

  • 8570 Level II Certification (Security+ CE or equivalent)  

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree

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

  • 3+ Years of migration experience, preferably between on-premise to Microsoft 365 Tenants in a large-scale environment 

  • 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 

  • Proficiency with Exchange migration and assessment tools (e.g. AvePoint) 

  • 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  

  • Analytical and problem solving skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills  

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

  • Solid work ethic and the ability to work in a mission critical environment independently and as part of a team  



This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $101,043 - $151,565, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.