Microsoft UC Skype for Business Consultant (Contract)
Solihull based Skype for Business Consultant role
Competitive day rate
6 month contract, likely to extend
A FTSE 500 company. In the UK some of their services include; IT consulting services, technology products, managed services, cloud-based solutions, and systems integration.
The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5-8 years' experience in the following -
Design, solution assurance and subject matter expert in; Exchange Server, Skype for Business Enterprise Voice,
Microsoft Teams including advanced configurations for Direct Routing
Really experience in designing complex global Skype Voice solutions is critical.
Experience in other Unified Communications technologies (UC / UCaaS)
Experience of migrating from previous versions or third-party systems
Ideally experience with Office 365
IP PBX Experience
Session Border Controller (SBC), especially Audiocodes and Ribbon (Sonus)
Solid experience in architecting & consulting experience in the context of a services organization such as large system integrators
Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills.
Co-ordinating across various groups and functional teams both inside and outside of the business.
Experience with the following would be ideal: Enterprise voice, PSTN Calling and Conferencing, Persistent Chat
Configuration and Deployment, Small Branch Appliance, Session Border Controller
Understanding of Telecom protocols i.e. PRI, T-1, Bonded T-1, Metro Area Networks, E911, E164 Dialling, ISDN, SIP QOS, Least Cost Routing, Dial Plans, Global and User based policies
Either Complete Microsoft certification - MCSE (Productivity) or MCSA level with completed exams in 70-334 (Skype Core Competency) and 70-333 (Voice Workloads onto Skype)
74-335 - Lync Network Readiness Assessment
70-336 - Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013
70-337 - Enterprise Voice & Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013
333 and 334 - Skype for Business Enterprise Voice
Audiocodes ACA & ACP