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Microsoft Office 365 Solution Architect Consultant

  • Location: Whitby

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: IT Support & Tech
  • Contact: Mithra Raveendran
  • Duration (Weeks): 0.3
  • Start Date: 2022-10-17
  • Job Ref: 15711

Our customer needs a Microsoft Office 365 Solution Architect Consultant for a three-day (to start) remote consulting engagement. The scope of the engagement is to review and vet an O365 migration plan developed by their Lead Engineer for a client in the General Toronto Area with 100 employees. Our customers must ensure their solution covers all the standard best practices to minimize any risk once deployed.


Position Summary:

The Microsoft Office 365 Solution Architect will utilize expert-level experience and knowledge of Office 365 architecture, administration and best practice recommendations combined with a strong current and deep experience with Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office Communications Server, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, and Active Directory.



  • Designs plans and performs Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 migrations.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, software design, management information systems, engineering, or a related field, desired
  • 10 years minimum of progressive experience in technical solutions development using Microsoft platforms with extensive experience in design, architecture, and deployment of messaging solutions
  • 3 years minimum experience in solution consulting spanning full-lifecycle technical leadership from requirements gathering to implementation, transition, and operations.
  • Comfortable working both independently and in small team environments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to document efforts and processes consistently and to industry standards. Ability to prepare and present a solution to lay users to C-level management.
  • 2 years with Microsoft Online Services (Office 365 or BPOS), highly preferred
  • 5 years minimum technical experience in Microsoft Office 365; Microsoft Core Infrastructure (Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 R2, Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy, ADFS); Microsoft Messaging (Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013); Microsoft Virtualization (Hyper-V and/or App-V); Microsoft Windows 7 Desktop Deployment (Windows 7, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, Windows Deployment Services); Microsoft System Center (SCCM, SCOM, SCSM, SCVVM); Microsoft SharePoint 2003/2007/2010/2013; Microsoft Lync / OCS; SQL Server


Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Understanding of Agile life cycle.
  • Microsoft MVP award in Exchange or Office 365 is desired; Other preferred training or certifications include: Microsoft Certified Architect, Office 365 MCSA, MCSE: Messaging, MCM Exchange
  • A good understanding and exposure to Microsoft enterprise services frameworks and practices(SDM, MSSP, MOF), a plus