Collaboration Engineer -

Job Title: Collaboration Engineer -
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 17275
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 07, 2021 15:41

Job Description

GSA Techsource are currently working with a Global IT Service Provider to recruit a Collaboration Engineer, this is a remote based role.

The role is for an engineer working in the Messaging and Collaboration Engineering group. Reporting to the Head of Communication and Collaboration Engineering, the main responsibilities are:
  • Primary engineering (architecture / design ) responsibility for the Collaboration platforms globally
  • Maintain architectural roadmaps for key technologies and recommend strategies to deliver maximum functionality for optimal cost
  • Analyse business requests and provide solutions to meet requirements
Job Overview:
  • The engineering function is responsible for engineering all infrastructure components. The platform engineering team covers several technologies so general platfrom engineering skills are required (requirements analysis, solution design/ archicture, documenation) with specific focus on Collaboariton, including Cisco Webex, Microsoft Sharepoint and Symphony Messaging.
  • The candidate must be a highly self motivated team player with good oral and written skills and confidence to present to management.
  • The candidate should also have a good sense of discipline for change control procedures.
  • A flexible work ethic is required with the ability to form part of a multi-platform global engineering team
3 Key Objectives critical to success of the role:
  • Relevant industry experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in developing enterprise infrastructures which are reliable and easy to maintain
  • Proven project leadership skills including providing solid project documentation
Skills & Experience Required:
  • Subject-matter expert knowledge on Microsoft SharePoint 2016/2019
  • Subject-matter expert knowledge on Symphony Messaging
  • Subject-matter expert knowledge on Cisco Webex (Teams and Webex Meetings)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Veritas Enterprise Vault and Merge1
  • Working knowledge of networking technologies
  • Working knowledge of storage technologies
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies.
  • Working knowledge of Linux (RHEL) and Windows OS
  • Proficient in Powershell and scripting technologies.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Active Directory and other core infrastructure components (i.e.Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory enterprise design principles etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication as well as organizational skills
  • A good awareness of audit, compliance, change control processes and procedures. Candidates will have spent a part of their career working in a mature organization with a well-developed audit control framework. (does not necessarily need to have been in the financial sector)
Skills & Experience Desirable:
  • Project management skills. A candidate with a proven ability to be able to present, plan, budget, design and implement would be preferred
  • Application development experience
  • Platform automation
  • Testing automation
  • Hosted e-mail solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise monitoring systems
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