Kforce Office 365 Engineer in Pleasanton, California

Kforce has a client in search of an Office 365 Engineer in Pleasanton, California (CA). Project Summary: The Office 365 Program has moved more than 200,000 email accounts from Lotus Notes to Outlook. When fully implemented, Office 365 will deliver modern, cost-effective technology and allow the company to work smarter, react faster, and collaborate anywhere. The Office 365 Program has need for Office 365 engineer, specializing in Skype and Teams, to develop infrastructure or application changes to support business requirements, resolve system problems, or enhance user experience.Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Translates business requirements, and functional and non-functional requirements, into technical specifications that support integrated and sustainable designs for complex or high impact infrastructure systems by partnering with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications

  • Serves as a functional expert and collaborates with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable system designs

  • Work with Microsoft or other vendors to troubleshoot complex platform or infrastructure problems and contribute to root cause analysis and prevention planning

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Deploy complete application environments comprising multiple nodes and services

  • This position is responsible for leveraging DevOps, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions

  • Provides consultation and expert technical advice on IT infrastructure planning, engineering, and architecture for assigned systems by assessing the implications of IT strategies on infrastructure capabilities

  • Provides recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for systems designs

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum eight (8) years of experience in an IT operations environment with technical experience in distributed technologies, systems development, and/or networking; Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement

  • MS Systems Administrator or Engineer certification(s) preferred

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a lead Office 365 technical role for enterprise with more than 10,000 employees

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in the design and configuration of Windows servers infrastructure

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience working with configuration management software

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience working with operating system and client/server utilities

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience working with virtualization technologies

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in automation

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience with infrastructure software development

  • Minimum three (3) years scripting experience using PowerShell scripting languages

  • Three (3) years of experience working with Windows systems administration

  • Minimum two (2) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports

Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.Preferred Skills:

  • Four (4) years of experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework

  • Prior experience in role with Information Technology

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours