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Microsoft Exchange Specialist - Contract

  • £425 - £450 per day

We are working with a global consultancy who have a project on going in Basingstoke to deliver an Office 365 and Exchange migration.

  • 6 month contract
  • Immediate start
  • £450 per day
  • 2 days a week from home

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for a tenant to tenant Office 365 migration
  • Assist with the design and configuration of Exchange and Exchange Online
  • Manage and maintain the components that make up the Messaging Service
  • Proactively monitor the Messaging environment for potential performance and capacity issues
  • Participation and contribution in the resolution of Messaging related incidents reported through the incident management system
  • Develop methods and procedures for resolving Messaging related problems, and training analysts in problem resolution
  • Help to develop methods and procedures to improve operational processes, technology solutions, and service level expectations
  • Lead initiatives and provide technical solutions to reduce the volume and mean time to recover incidents
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
  • Provide support to other areas within IT operations when required to ensure all systems remain available
  • The applicant must demonstrate comparable EUC experience working in a Global Enterprise environment
  • Manage customer stakeholders and provide technical leadership to Engineering and Delivery resources

Technical Skills

  • 3 years in a Microsoft centric Messaging environment
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2016 and Microsoft Exchange Online
  • Experience of Exchange Hybrid migrations or tenant to tenant migrations
  • In depth knowledge of Azure AD, Azure AD Connect and Single Sign-On
  • Experience of Office 365 Compliance and Office 365 ATP
  • Experience of Skype for Business, Skype for Business Online and/or Microsoft Teams
  • Comprehensive and current scripting experience with a focus on PowerShell
  • Experience of tenant to tenant migration tools (Binary Tree or BitTitan)
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory and Directory Services including AD DNS, LDAP and LDS
  • A clear understanding of messaging standards and protocols including MAPI, IMAP, POP3, Network, TCP/IP, DNS, WINS.
  • Have good communication skills (Written and oral) with sound facilitation skills that can be related to colleagues of all levels including contractors.
  • Ideally have experience of other widely used industry technologies such as SCCM, SCOM, MDT, Citrix, Storage, Backup, Virtualisation.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

SOC Analyst

  • Up to £43000 per annum

Are you looking to work for one of the longest standing companies in the UK who live and breathe security? A company that will reflect your passion? My client is looking for a SOC Analyst who will be working in a secret location and who will deal with secret breaches and information.

You will be working alongside a large security team and will have scope to transfer to many different sections within the company should this be of interest. You must be eligible for a SC/DV clearance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Analyse and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Provide support to the communication of relevant IT security procedure and/or process as relevant
  • To support delivery of aspects of an IT and/or Network Security procedure or processes, operations and architectural solution or security build
  • Completes assigned elements of IT security risk assessments and compliance audits
  • Manages where applicable team members to ensure high performing and well-motivated people delivering a specific function or service
  • Resolve and take ownership of customer incidents attending technical and service management bridge calls as required
  • Participate in the drafting of quality technical and incident reports as well as recommendations to the management team
  • Key role in passing on knowledge and skills across the operational support teams
  • Undergo additional training to match operational requirements and equipment
  • Provide support to the Service Management Teams (Capacity, Availability, Release, Information Security)

Skills and Requirements:

  • Experience working in a SOC, with knowledge of attack vectors, tactics and techniques
  • Networking, Windows and Linux knowledge
  • Industry Recognised Qualification from bodies such as COMPTIA or (ISC)2 or GIAC or equivalent experience would be desirable.
  • Experience of 1st line incident detection, hunting and response as well as the ability to analyse and manage response activities Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and experience with technical security solutions (SIEM firewall and intrusion detection systems)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively, to deliver on agreed deadlines

 

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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