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Microsoft O365 Consultant (Outside IR35)

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 17th August
Location: Edinburgh
Type: Contract

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We're seeking someone with extensive knowledge of large scale deployments of the M365 platform, ideally in a government setting, with a particular specialism in Microsoft Teams, PSTN connectivity, Exchange and Intune, and unobtrusive but effective governance controls. You will be part of the collaboration support team so you should have a great customer success mentality, tackling common faults and driving platform improvement.

Client Details

Fantastic Public Sector Client


* Work with the team to provide a first-class support capability for the Microsoft 365 messaging and collaboration technologies including Exchange Online/Outlook, Teams, Intune, Planner, Forms, and related technologies.

* Engage with business stakeholders and support the discovery and business driven value propositions which can be underpinned by the M365 portfolio.

* Work with the team to bring physical devices such as Surface Hubs and telephone handsets into the Teams environment as our offices prepare for reopening.

* Optimise our estate by working with the team to decommission the legacy on-prem Skype for Business infrastructure.

* Ensure the Employee Enablement team is fully self-sufficient in the management of all delivered solutions.

* Ensure design and resulting production service is sufficiently robust, resilient, and scalable for RoS' needs.

* Ensure needs of all customer personas are met (e.g. Reception staff, Customer Services, IT ServiceDesk etc.)

* Ensure relevant governance requirements are implemented.


* Experience of working in a similarly sized (~1300 users) environment with Enterprise grade controls and expectations

* Must have experience deploying, managing, optimising, and administering Exchange, Skype for Business and Teams in an Enterprise environment

* Must have experience of running M365 products, and especially Teams) within a Citrix non-persistent VDI setup, with experience of troubleshooting performance and offload issues.

* Must have demonstrable experience of decommissioning on-premise Skype for Business infrastructure after a successful Teams migration.

* Must have experience of backend telephony infrastructure components including SBC and SIP. Knowledge of Sonus/Ribbon SBC and Tenor would be a distinct advantage.

* Experience of working within an Agile team where trust, communication, collaboration, forward thinking, workload visualisation and constructive challenge are key attributes

* Demonstrable experience in understanding the needs of multiple customer personas, with the ability to balance competing and disparate needs.

* Demonstrate the art of the possible to internal customers who resist change.

* Experience delivering robust, resilient and reliable services with a cloud-first approach

* Experience performing full service tuning including servers, application, network, and client device

* Experience of Microsoft Surface Hub devices including integration with Skype for Business, Office 365, and Teams.

Job Offer

Outside IR35