Exchange/AD Technical Architect Project Leadership Associates
Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is currently recruiting an experienced Exchange/AD Technical Architect to join our Communication and Collaboration Solution Group.
Candidates will use their current Active Directory and MS- Exchange to assist PLA?s customers with the design, development and deployment of messaging and communication solutions.
In addition, this position offers an excellent opportunity for an individual to further develop their skills with the new Microsoft Unified Communications technologies and solutions with mid-market and enterprise customers.
Proven design, planning and implementation experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Active Directory
Proven design, planning and implementation experience with Windows 2003 and 2008 Server technologies.
Experience with Unified Messaging (UM) or voicemail platforms a plus.
Proven design, planning and implementation experience in competing messaging migrations to Exchange from Novell GroupWise or Lotus Notes a plus
Experience in Quest Migration Tools a plus
Experience in other messaging solutions such as anti-virus/anti-spam appliances and or applications, archiving solutions, mobility solutions or real-time collaboration solutions a plus
Responsible for leadership and delivery of project based assignments that encompass system architecture, proof-of-concept and deployment services for Enterprise and Mid-Market customers.
Responsible for managing smaller projects or segments of larger projects. Has moderate to heavy contact with middle and senior level executives. Requires proven project management and methodology skills.
Support and lead solution group development initiatives through development of solution offerings, pre-sales support and marketing efforts.
Perform system reviews of client telephony environments and prepare findings documents outlining short and long-term strategies.
Facilitate and lead client configuration planning meetings for specific technology projects.
Strong customer relationship skills and willingness to lead customers through successful challenging projects.
Establish reputation as subject matter expert in assigned technology area.
Business Requirements for Position:
Five years minimum experience in MS Exchange, Active Directory and infrastructure technologies
Two years minimum consulting experience
Proven written and presentation skills to various audiences
What we offer:
Opportunity for equity stake
Comprehensive health/dental/vision insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Aflac Supplemental Insurance is available at up to a 52% discount, all plans available
Term-life insurance/AD & D coverage
Long-term disability insurance
Cafeteria plan available
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Paid time off (PTO), plus 7 paid holidays
401 (k) plan through John Hancock with Employer Matching
Qualified transportation benefits are available
Tuition reimbursement is available to full-time employees
Monthly cell phone reimbursement
Who is Project Leadership Associates?
Project Leadership Associates provides business technology solutions that empower middle market and enterprise organizations with services across four core solution groups: Strategy & Execution, Business Operations, Applications, and Infrastructure.
PLA has been consistently ranked among Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Crain's Chicago Businesses' Fast 50 and Everything Channel's CRN Fast Growth 100 List as an annual recognition of our growth, performance, and for maintaining profitability since our founding in 1998.
PLA was also recently honored with the Microsoft Central Region FY10 Partner Award for Small Business Excellence. With headquarters in Chicago and branch offices in Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, New York City and San Francisco, PLA is uniquely poised to offer a broad array of solutions that work collaboratively with clients to help them realize substantial results.
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|Company Profile:||Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is a business and technology consulting firm that empowers small, mid-market and enterprise organizations with services across four core solution groups: 1) Strategy & Execution, 2) Business Operations, 3) Applications and 4) Infrastructure. We focus on delivering all of our services with industry leading thought-leadership, seasoned senior consultants and strong business understanding. As our name suggests, we hire experienced consultants with strong business and technical backgrounds, capable of leading projects to successful completion.
PLA has been consistently ranked among Crain's Chicago Businesses' Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 List as an annual recognition of our growth, performance, and for maintaining profitability since its founding in 1998. With headquarters in Chicago and branch offices in Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC, PLA is uniquely poised to offer a broad array of business and IT consultancy services that work collaboratively with clients to help them realize substantial results. Project Leadership Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.
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