Exchange Engineer w/ Active TS Clearance

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Exchange Engineer w/ Active TS Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen with an Active Top Secret Clearance
DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Fairfax, VA
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract

Job Description:
The candidate that fills this position should be proficient in design, installation and have in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory on 2003/2008/2012 Server and Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013. Must be able to develop requirements from a project's inception to its conclusion for a particular IT subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems). Assists other project members with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts.

Candidate will also:
•Provide Microsoft Exchange support to our costumers enterprise program. 
•Manage and provide technical leadership for the design, implementation, and integration of MS Exchange Server and applications. 
•Plan and perform analytical research, design, development, and other assignments in conformance with customer specifications. 
•Monitor and analyze Exchange databases and mail flow for inefficiencies. 
•Provide input and expertise with regard to design, implementation, maintenance/troubleshooting of MS Exchange. 
•Install and configure MS Exchange servers. 
•Create, configure, and maintain Exchange databases, mailboxes, address lists, distribution groups, and message routing. 
•Apply Security Technical Implementation Guides settings, patches, and conduct preventative maintenance.

Required Skills:
•Must currently possess a Top Secret security clearance
•Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
•Hands-on experience with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013.
•Perform data discovery and architecture/design for Exchange migration projects
•Implement Exchange, perform Exchange migrations and troubleshoot existing installations
•Integrate Exchange with load balancing, anti-spam and content filtering solutions
•Working level knowledge of installing and configuring new VMs
•Design and configure Microsoft Exchange infrastructure.
•Maintain Exchange server build documentation.
•Install and upgrade Microsoft Operating Systems (OS).
•Install and upgrade Microsoft Exchange.
•Assist with the design and placement of Exchange servers.
•Design and configure Exchange database architecture.
•Define, configure, and troubleshoot Exchange Administrative and Routing groups as well as SMTP Connectors.
•Optimize OS to get maximum benefit of hardware.
•Troubleshoot OS related issues.
•Troubleshoot Exchange related issues when alerted by monitoring software.
•Monitor and manage log files.
•Monitor and manage disk space.
•Ensure Exchange email infrastructure is available and processing E-mail.
•Configure and implement backup solution for Exchange infrastructure.
•Update existing documentation on how to recover from disk, memory, and system board hardware failures; and how to recover from OS and Exchange database software corruption.
•Perform hardware upgrades and patches (bios, firmware upgrades, etc.).
•Monitor and manage hardware health.
•Optimize hardware to get maximum benefit of software.
•Interface with the vendor technical support.
•Update system and process documentation as needed.

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