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Advertiser: MECS Communications


 
Job Title: UC Consultant
Location:Hertfordshire
Rate:£55K to £70K Per Year
Description: Key Words: Unified Communication, UC, Unified Comms, Collaboration, Microsoft, Microsoft, Skype for Business, SfB, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office Communicator, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, MS Dynamics, MS Sharepoint, Cloud, Virtualisation, IaaS, VMWare, Hyper-V, Storage, Windows Server, WAN, VPN, Subject Matter Expert, Consultant, Design, Senior Engineer, 3rd Line Support, Pre Sales, Post Sales, Solutions Architect.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Microsoft Unified Communications & Collaboration subject matter expert, consultant or senior engineer. Join this highly experienced team in a Microsoft Partner with 8 gold competencies to; design, deliver and 3rd line support bespoke MS Lync / Skype for Business solutions across large enterprise & public sector customers.

This senior Microsoft Lync / Skype for Business subject matter expert role will be responsible for Cloud, Virtualisation & IaaS as well as customer premise solutions, including all design, implementation, deployment & advanced technical support for new & bespoke, unified communications & collaboration solutions. These will be based on the MS Unified Comms Suite (Skype for Business, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office Communicator, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, MS Dynamics, MS Sharepoint etc.)

The senior Unified Comms Engineer will take ownership for all 360 degrees of the solution lifecycle, encompassing technical design, delivery & integration and dealing with complex or escalated 3rd line support issues to troubleshoot & resolve high level faults. The role will also include a significant amount of customer facing and stakeholder engagement activity.

Customer solutions include a variety of Cloud, Virtualisation & IaaS as well as customer premise equipment. You will be involved with an integrated suite of UnifiedComms (UC) & enterprise Voice, Video & Messaging solutions based across a variety of technology including Skype for Business, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office Communicator, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, MS Dynamics, MS Sharepoint etc.

As such it is also expected that the Senior Microsoft UC Engineer will also be familiar with the underlying Cloud, Virtualisation, IaaS, VMWare, Hyper-V, Storage, Windows Server, WAN, VPN etc. technical infrastructure.

Working as part of a multi-disciplined team the Senior Microsoft UC Engineer will provide technical consultation and design input for pre-sales support activities through to operational delivery & transition into support. Furthermore you will provide the final line of technical support for complex and troublesome 3rd line issues.

The Senior Microsoft UC Engineer will make critical strategic, operational and technical decisions throughout the solution lifecycle & will be involved with:

# Requirements gathering and needs analysis

# Design workshops, producing technical designs (HLD/LLD), solution creation & documentation

# Planning, implementation, deployment and configuration of solutions

# Testing and handover to BAU

# Advanced root cause analysis and solution optimisation

# High end and complex 3rd line support

# Providing input and recommendations to product development teams

To be considered candidates must have solid previous Senior Engineer, Solutions Engineer, SME, Consulting experience gained within a Service Provider, Managed Hosting, Cloud, Integrator or similar type of technology solution provider, whereby your technical experience will include:

# Microsoft Collaboration suite including Skype for Business, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office Communicator, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, MS Dynamics, MS Sharepoint etc.

# Infrastructure technologies including IaaS, Virtualisation (VMware/Hyper-V), Windows Server OS, Storage/Back-Up, Firewalls.

# Microsoft MCSA, MCSE or VMware VCP are highly desirable

MECS Comms offer a broad range of Talent Acquisition & Career Development services for a variety of commercial, executive, managerial, professional, specialist & technical disciplines across the Telecommunications, Media & Technology industries.

This vacancy is being advertised by MECS Communications Limited who operates as an Employment Agency & Employment Business. For more information or a list of current vacancies, please see our web site at mecscomms.co.uk
Skills Required: Unified Communication, UC, Unified Comms, Collaboration, Microsoft, Microsoft, Skype for Business, S
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Contact: Matt Howe Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 020 7953 8634 Contact Fax: 0871 900 5803
Reference: UC_C_09.17 Added: 05-09-2017
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