Microsoft UC Skype for Business Consultant - Solihull

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    Solihull, West Midlands

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    Connor Mercer

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    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Microsoft UC Skype for Business Consultant (Contract)

  • Solihull based Skype for Business Consultant role

  • Competitive day rate

  • 6 month contract, likely to extend

The Company:

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

Certifications Preferred

  • 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