McGinley Support Services
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Mail Engineer - Exchange 2007

  • Mail Engineer - Exchange 2007

  • Up to £305 per day - Outside IR35

  • ASAP start

  • Contract until at least Mid-September but could extend

  • 100% remote based in the UK

Working for a global software company we are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer who has extensive experience within Exchange 2007 / 2010 to assist with BAU support while the business ramp up their migration to the cloud - AWS.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for support the companies technical infrastructure estate

  • Key knowledge of Exchange 2007 / 2010 / Exchange O365 / Cisco Ironport (desirable)

  • Manage mail migration from on prem to Office 365

  • Good solid understanding of Active Directory and understanding of group policy management

  • Solid understanding of Powershell / cmd line

  • Ensuring high availability of systems using company monitoring tools and proactive maintenance

  • Upgrades and OS maintenance work as and when required

  • Advise on best practice

  • Project delivery

  • Able to help design and implement high level documentation


  • Serve as a technical resource by providing support to multiple projects and business units

  • Ensure servers, appliances and Windows services including associated infrastructure is properly monitored

  • Ensure that alerts regarding related outages are addressed in a timely manner

  • Provide technical assistance and support, either formal or informal, for more junior team members and mentor new and inexperienced team members as required

  • Follow a strict change control process

  • Work to tight time scales / deadlines as and when required

  • Maintain and implement documentation in accordance with internal policies and procedures

  • To assist in release management and technical integration processes for projects

  • To investigate and solve technical problems and long-term outstanding issues for internal business units

  • Good understanding of Microsoft stack (Server, SQL, IIS, Clustering, AD including GPOs, WSUS)

  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post as may be instructed by management

Experience and qualifications

  • Understanding of core IT Concepts

  • Problem resolution and root cause analysis

  • Have a good understanding of ITIL practices

  • Solarwinds experience or a monitoring solution understanding

  • AWS / Azure / VMWare certifications or extensive experience beneficial

  • Help desk ticket interaction

  • Change process experience required

  • Solid MS Exchange 2007 / 2010 skills - MCSE / MCSA ideally

  • Solid O365 Exchange skills

  • Solid AD / Group policy skills - MCSE / MCSA ideally

  • Cisco Ironport management / implementation best practice