Microsoft 365 Engineer (108)

Salary Range:  $105,705 – $158,516 annualized


Location:  Fort Worth, TX



Position Summary:


The Microsoft 365 Engineer works as part of a small Cloud Services team responsible for providing solutions based on the Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 platforms. This position contributes significantly to the management and adoption of Microsoft 365 services.


They will ensure that all Microsoft 365 services are deployed and managed according to best practices and are leveraged in a cost-effective manner. The Microsoft 365 Engineer will be able to demonstrate an expert-level technical understanding of the Microsoft 365 stack and a history of success translating business needs into sustainable solutions.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position.


  • Coordination and internal communication of all M365 roadmap releases. Identifying features that would provide value to the District, ensuring that proper planning, tracking, and communication is in place for upcoming changes
  • Perform primary administration of the following Microsoft 365 services:
    • Email, Calendar and Scheduling:
      • Microsoft Exchange Hybrid
      • Proofpoint On-Demand
      • Exchange Online Protection
      • Archive Policies
    • Meetings, Calling & Chat:
      • Microsoft Teams
      • Audio Conferencing
      • Microsoft Phone System
    • Files and Content:
      • OneDrive
      • Stream
      • Forms and Dynamics 365 Customer Voice (Forms Pro)
      • Work Management
      • Power Automate
      • Logic Apps
      • Planner
    • Information Protection:
      • Sensitivity & Retention labeling
      • DLP rules
      • Azure Information Protection
      • Message Encryption
      • Compliance Management
    • Threat Protection:
      • Microsoft Defender Suite
      • Windows Information Protection
      • O365 CAS
      • Identity & Access Management:
      • MFA/Conditional Access
      • PIM
      • Windows Hello for Business
      • ATA
      • Application Proxies, ADFS & SAML trusts
    • Endpoint and app management:
      • Intune with AutoPilot
      • MDM/MAM
    • eDiscovery & auditing


  • Assist the SharePoint Team with the migration to and administration of SharePoint Online
  • Maintain familiarity with strategic District levels of service
  • Continuous improvement monitoring and innovation efforts
  • Perform other duties as required


Required Experience:


  • Seven plus (7+) years of progressive IT experience, with at least three (3+) years of senior-level Microsoft 365 administration in an enterprise environment
  • Microsoft Exchange administration including experience with mail authentication methods (SPF, DKIM, DMARC), spam filtering, and retention management
  • Experience in PowerShell, Azure CLI, Ansible or similar configuration management and automation tools


Desired Experience:


  • Seven plus (7+) years of demonstrated progressive experience with relevant Microsoft technologies
  • Familiarity with advanced telemetry tools such as Elastic, Splunk, or Application Insights
  • Experience with Azure DevOps CI/CD
  • ServiceNow
  • Security and Compliance center


Required Education/Certification/License:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or related field. Bachelor’s degree requirement can be substituted with additional years of experience and/or industry certifications
  • Valid Texas driver’s license
  • Must pass a Texas DPS/FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) criminal history background check and maintain CJIS eligibility.


Desired Education/Certification/License:  


One or more of the following certifications are desired:


  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Teamwork Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate


Success Factors/Job Competencies:


  • Ability to analyze and operate at various levels of abstraction; be able to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Self-motivated and constant learner; a natural desire to learn the latest M365 technologies, and how they can be applied in an enterprise environment
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and strategic thinking skills
  • Planning – ability to interpret Microsoft’s roadmap and strategize/plan over 3-5 years


Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk or hear.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and may have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
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