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MS Exchange/Messaging SME

Job Title: MS Exchange/Messaging SME
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: ME/UN/009_1660826167
Contact Name: Uma Nidhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

MS Exchange/Messaging SME - Hampshire


**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require skilled MS Exchange/Messaging SME to join their successful Practice on an ongoing contract basis.

A Messaging Lead is required to install & configure MS Exchange 2016 as part of an Operating System upgrade (Windows 7 to Windows 10) on a Command & Control infrastructure. Operating under an Agile Sprint regime, the Messaging will work with Integrators and packagers to design and implement a full messaging solution comprising Exchange 2016 and Outlook 2016 clients.

Critical Messaging Skills Required:

  • Production of High Level designs for Microsoft Exchange deployment
  • Production of Low Level designs for MS Exchange deployment
  • Integrate Exchange with existing Veeam Backup & replication solution
  • Design and implement a vSphere infrastructure including automated builds with secure lockdown using PowerCLI
  • Design and implement a Microsoft Certificate Authority Solution
  • Design and implement the automated MS Exchange builds
  • Design and implement automated migration scripts for MS Exchange
  • Knowledge of CESG guidance and DISA STIGs for Microsoft Exchange and the implementation and implementation of security profiles for Exchange and Outlook to meet these requirements
  • Design and implement solution to automatically configure Outlook clients

Mandatory Skills Required:

  • General Knowledge of Applications Deployment
  • Integration of applications into an automated 'lite touch' client deployment
  • Experience of operating within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Systems and Software Engineering background including all aspects of the solution lifecycle
  • Can deliver a broad technical solution against designs or specifications
  • Able to provide technical thought leadership
  • Experience of working with 3rd party suppliers
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Knowledge and experience of the take on and implementation of applications and any associated components
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Exchange & Outlook technologies, 2013, 2016 etc.
  • Knowledge and experience of Virtualisation technologies
  • Good communications skills, written and verbal presentation
  • Technical knowledge of IT systems, security policies and enforcement
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing solutions
  • Knowledge of End-User Applications implementation

Desirable Skills Required:

  • Knowledge and experience of supporting data communications systems
  • Knowledge of Command and Battlespace Management arena

If you are interested please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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