Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 800 lawyers located in 52 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
Ogletree Deakins has a very dynamic, fast-paced, and highly collaborative IT environment. Premier client service is a firm tradition and remains our top priority. This is a “hands-on” role with an expectation to be physically in the office from 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM. After-hours, weekends, and holidays working will be necessary on an irregular basis, depending on projects and issues. Some travel is required to perform or supervise installations or repairs. Work is mostly sedentary but occasionally lifts items up to 50 lbs on his/her own.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
Summary of Position:
We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Messaging Engineer to join the firm’s expanding practice in our Greenville, SC administrative office.
The Senior Messaging Engineer will act as the Principal messaging architect for the Firm’s global messaging systems. Reporting directly to the Manager of Systems and Operations, this individual will be a technical hands-on administrator/engineer responsible for 24/7 support of the enterprise Exchange e-mail services platform and all related sub-systems.
These are the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
Design, develop, implement and optimize Microsoft Exchange based messaging systems to ensure uninterrupted electronic communications with applications, users, and clients.
Implement and maintain systems and technologies (edge systems, message hygiene, and data encryption) to protect data availability, message confidentiality and integrity.
Develop and maintain technical documentation for the entire environment.
Maintain strict change control on the infrastructure.
Provide 24/7/365 support for production E-mail systems in an on-call support rotation.
Monitor and complete requests and incident resolution.
Quickly troubleshoot incidents, determine the root cause, find and implement solutions.
Measure capacity and performance trends to determine long-term needs.
Provide systems metrics, root cause analysis and proactive monitoring and communicate any performance degradation to management.
Lead application software upgrades, security patches and planned maintenance of the corporate email environment including: Exchange 2010/2016 DAG, CAS, hub transport, Edge Servers, Webmail (OWA), Active Sync, Mobile Iron, etc.
Maintain best practices advice and technical knowledge of the Microsoft Outlook client.
Work closely with Server Administration, SAN Storage, and Network and Security teams.
Provide other consulting and technical services as necessary for the successful completion of projects.
Advanced knowledge of Windows Enterprise servers and AD to assist in the installation, configuration and maintenance of servers and maintain user access and system security.
7+ years’ experience as an Exchange Administrator and/or Engineer in a large, global enterprise environment, including actual hands-on Exchange server installation and upgrades.
5+ years’ experience working with Lync/Skype for Business, advanced level Active Directory administration.
11+ years of global enterprise systems administration experience with Windows Server environment.
Experience with malware, anti-spam, and archiving solutions for Exchange.
Experience working on over 1,000 servers as well as 2,000 – 3,000 mailboxes.
Experience building and supporting UNIX based mail systems such as Sendmail.
Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in Information Technology or a related field strongly preferred
Microsoft MTA, MCSA, MCSE certifications strongly preferred.
ITIL v3 Foundation certification desired
MS Active Directory Federation Services, F5 Exchange and Skype appliance configuration for Exchange.
Advanced level understanding of mobile device management solutions, OWA, Anti-Virus products for Exchange, alerting and event management.
Strong expertise and troubleshooting experience with SMTP, TCP/IP, DNS and some level of experience with network troubleshooting.
Strong skills on Exchange DAG, CAS and HUB deployment in high availability designs, advanced level PowerShell scripting and implementation skills.
Proficient in all Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, UltiPro, and Document Management System.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to perform at a high level of effectiveness in a fast pace environment.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401K matching program, Profit Sharing, 9 Paid Holidays, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account (HSA)/Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an EAP Program.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
If you have any questions about this opportunity or want to follow up on your application, please reach out to Megan Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Senior Messaging Engineer” in the subject line.
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Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has a reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service. Ogletree Deakins' labor and employment practice is complemented and supported by related practice groups in the areas of business immigration, litigation, employee benefits, occu...pational safety and health, and construction law.
With offices throughout the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico, the firm represents a diverse range of clients. Our depth of experience in labor and employment law has produced a successful track record for our clients - Fortune 50 corporations to start-up companies.
Although the size and scope of our practice has grown over the past quarter century, our core values remain constant. We are committed to personalized attention, innovative solutions and old-fashioned hard work.
Our approach to providing clients with the resources to solve today's business challenges is always forward-thinking and strategic. We remain committed to providing our clients with an insider's view of the workplace issues of the day.