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Exchange and O365 Engineer (Valencia, Spain)

Updated: Sep 17, 2020

Client: United Nations

Location: Valencia, Spain

Role: Contractor/Consultant


Because of the COVID situation remote work is available. After the situation passes, relocation might be required.

To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title.


  • The standard work day is 8 hours per day with the possibility of overtime to cover weekends, holidays and to cover standard out of hours work.

  • The consultant will perform 24x7 on call support when required.


  • Administrator – Responsibilities include design, implementation, administration and maintenance of Microsoft Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, Exchange 2019, Exchange Online and hybrid-based messaging infrastructure and other O365 services and operations. The consultant will be responsible for implementing, managing and maintaining standard configurations, monitoring and analysis tools, as well as assisting with the solution of the problems related to other UN partners as a part of the incident management process.

  • Deployment Team Member – Responsible for design, final testing and deployment of O365 and email solutions and related systems as well as all related technical documentation as part of release management process.

  • Analyst – Responsible for analyzing the technical needs of customer, end-users and all stakeholders while helping identify technical problems and propose solutions as a part of problem management process.

  • Planner – Ability to analyze UN partners' overall requirements and develop a comprehensive plan that meets overall goals and objectives as a part of service level management process.

  • Participate in the “on call” roster (for support outside of working hours)

  • Perform other duties, as required

Qualifications and Skills:

  • At least 8 years of experience in managing, operating and maintaining a large, multi-site and complex messaging infrastructure based on Microsoft Exchange.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2013/2016/2019/Exchange Online

  • Very good knowledge of MS Active Directory / Azure AD services and Azure AD connect in a complex environment;

  • Exposure in migration projects such as On-premises to cloud Exchange and related integration features are highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of SMTP Relay, Mail Gateway, Spam and Virus filtering systems (IronPort or similar)

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) is an advantage.

  • Experience in scripting, in particular PowerShell scripting to automate processes in MS Exchange;

  • Good understanding of Management and Monitoring tools such as SCOM

  • Experience in managing and supporting VMware farms is highly desirable.

  • Good experience in drafting technical documents

  • Exposure in Information Security Management System (ISMS: ISO 27001), ITIL framework and other industry standard related best practices.

  • Experience in project management with PRINCE 2 desirable

  • Ability to grasp complex concepts, logical and analytical approach to solving problems.

  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team of diverse skills.

  • Good communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of English (both written and verbal).

  • Knowledge of Spanish is desirable.

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