Exchange Administrator

Location: Richmond, va
Date Posted: 09-29-2017
Position Title: Exchange Administrator
Location: Richmond, VA
Work Status: W2 or 1099 (No H1B)
Position Status: Open ended contract with the possibility of perm placement
Compensation: DOE
Our client is looking for a MS Exchange Administrator to conduct a 2010 to 2016 full migration in an enterprise environment. The administrator will support all facets of email service including but not necessarily limited to direct delivery of email services, smart host delivery of email, e-mail security systems, data loss prevention (DLP), data classification markings, smartphone connectivity, archiving, etc. 

Essential Functions

• Ability to install, maintain and support MS Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016

• Ability to install, maintain and support Exchange in a high availability solution deployed to achieve low RPO and RTO’s. 

• Proficiency in Windows PowerShell and specifically those commands needed to maintain MS Exchange. 

• Strong background in TCP/IP, DNS and other network services that are required in an Exchange environment. 

• Provide Microsoft Windows Server operating system support including monitoring server performance and availability within compliance to Service Level Agreements.

• Address operational systems issues including file and share permissions, user accounts and installing applications.

• Promote server and application patch management processes.

• Monitor server load and implement load balancing where appropriate.

• Exchange administrator will be tasked with maintaining production schedules and providing maintenance of OS and Exchange during maintenance hours and coordinating those with specific customers. 


• Demonstrated knowledge, experience and proficiency with Microsoft Windows Server 2010 and greater, Active Directory and other support services. 

• Experience implementing transport layer security (TLS). 

• Experience with VMware ESXi and MS SQL Server. 

• Understanding of Change Management frameworks such as ITIL and/or DevOps.

• Functional knowledge of Exchange backup software/strategies.

• Ability to adapt and work independently or with a team in a highly dynamic environment. 

• Knowledge and support of Group Policy. Strong trouble-shooting skills

• Mentoring and team-leadership skills

• Technically innovative but risk conservative to support the highest levels of availability and performance

• Sets high standard for self and others


• 5+ yrs experience in Exchange Administration

• 5+yrs of Windows Server OS Support. Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills.

• Excellent customer service skills.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related IT degree preferred but not required.

• MCSE certified solutions expert certification desirable
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