Senior Consultant - Window Server Platform Technologies - CTJ
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Job number 892973
Date posted Sep 4, 2020
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Employment type Full-Time
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Responsibilities Microsoft Consulting Services is looking for a
Senior Consultant that specializes in providing Server/Platforms
support for a Data Center services team, has knowledge of Windows
Server 2016, Failover Clustering, Hyper-V and PowerShell. The ideal
candidate will deliver Enterprise Services technical solutions to
customers allowing them to maximize their investment in Microsoft
technology. Building upon solid IT project experience relative to
their level, consultants will work with Microsoft’s partners and
customers to assist in the delivery of high quality engagements
around Microsoft’s solution areas, technologies and products in
diverse client environments. Stabilizing developed solutions using
Microsoft methodologies in complex customer environments. The
design and development of integrated solutions using the latest
Microsoft products and technologies.
Qualifications • A minimum of 4 years of experience with
designing and implementation planning for Windows Server Platform
Technologies and assessing customer environments.
• Able to design, document and lead customers design sessions
around Hypervisors / Hybrid Azure solutions.
• PowerShell scripting, Azure PowerShell, DSC, development
• Experience planning and implementing an Organizational Unit
(OU) structure, as well as corresponding Group Policy
• Understanding of Windows Server, MS Cluster
Server/Multi-vendor Cluster and SAN implementations, IIS
• Understanding security requirements, risks and mitigation
strategies of various industries
• Experience w/Azure Active Directory, O365 and Synchronization
of entities between On-Premise and Cloud.
• Understanding of basic principles of Identity security.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications,
analytical and presentation skills.
Ability to deliver presentations and discuss complimentary
products at a solutions level.
Ability to handle customer critical issues and work in difficult
Effective written and verbal communication skills, with both
technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to evaluate end-user business requirements, translate
them into technical specifications, and then develop and implement
the appropriate technical solutions
3+ years of experience supporting enterprise IT environments
Technical familiarity with implementing and supporting Cloud
Experience implementing and supporting Windows Server 2012 and
higher to include Windows 10
Any of the following certifications:70-533: Implementing
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
70-534/535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016
AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
AZ-103: Microsoft Azure Administrator
AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Science or
Information Systems. Will consider related field (or equivalent)
The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship
Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship
to meet federal government security requirements.
The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top
Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information
(SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with
Polygraph. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government
security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure
to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance
and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment
action up to and including termination.
Clearance Verification: This position requires successful
verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal
government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide
clearance verification information prior to an offer of
Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully
complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required
Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual
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applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender
identity or expression, genetic information, marital status,
medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability,
political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion,
sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and
ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of
criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need
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