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Microsoft Unified Communications Engineer (Washington, DC)

Workplace Services | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

New Signature is seeking a qualified Microsoft Unified Communications Consultant that will be responsible for the analysis, design, and implementation of Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Exchange technologies, both on-premises and in Office 365.   

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform hands-on design and implementation of Skype for Business Server/Skype for Business Online, Microsoft Teams, and Exchange Server/Exchange Online.
  • Design and implement complex hybrid migrations to Skype for Business Online and Exchange Online, including environments comprising multiple Active Directory domains/forests and disparate organizations.
  • Design and implement Office 365-based voice modalities including Audio Conferencing, PBX integration, Phone System (Cloud PBX), Calling Plan (PSTN Calling), and Cloud Connected Edition (CCE).
  • Design and implement cutover migrations to Skype for Business Online from source environments other than Lync/Skype for Business, such as Cisco Jabber.
  • Assist Sales team in identifying and closing opportunities through customer meetings and presentations.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience designing and implementing Skype for Business Server and Skype for Business Online – required
  • Experience with Microsoft Teams and Exchange Server/Exchange Online a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • 5-10 years of technical experience with increasing responsibility
  • Strong background in telephony is required
  • Experience working in a consulting environment is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of additional Office 365 workloads/capabilities (ProPlus, EM+S) is a plus
  • Must have excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

ABOUT NEW SIGNATURE

New Signature is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. Behind every interaction is our dedication to provide outstanding experiences and to build authentic relationships with those around us. We are passionate about driving transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The New Signature team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.   

New Signature was named the top Microsoft partner in the United States and the United Kingdom in 2014 and again in the United States in 2015—becoming the first partner ever to win the prestigious US Partner of the Year award two years in a row. With over 600 individual technology certifications, New Signature is a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft advancements and couples these powerful technologies with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.   

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY

New Signature requires the candidate to prove eligibility to work in the United States or Canada (depending on the location of the job) within three days of being employed. All final candidates will be asked to complete a background check in both the US and Canada. These record checks can include any or all of the following: education verification, employment verification, drug screening and criminal record check. Positions that require significant travel may also require a driving record check.

For US Applicants: New Signature is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  E-Verify is only used upon acceptance of a job offer and completion of the Form I-9.

Click here for the E-Verify Participation Poster (available in English and Spanish)

If you require this notice in another language provided by DHS us at 202-452-5923 

Click here for more information on Your Right to Work  or  Visit the USCIS website here for more information on E-Verify

For Canadian Applicants: New Signature is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, New Signature will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call 416.971.4267. Please ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).  

All Applicants: New Signature is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.