Exchange Architect

Do you have hands-on experience with Microsoft Exchange? Do you have a background in messaging and voice technologies like Skype for Business and Teams? If you answered 'yes' to those questions, then we have a job for you!

Blue Chip is looking for a driven Exchange Architect to join our growing team. The Exchange Architect will work alongside a team of Blue Chip consultants and architects to help enterprise clients maximize their investment in Microsoft technologies. The Exchange Architect will...

  • Work independently and / or as a part of a Blue Chip project team
  • Lead small Blue Chip project teams
  • Participate in client whiteboards and discussions
  • Review ROMs and SOWs
  • Manage the scope of a client project
  • Summarize / document client project requirements
  • Lead and / or contribute to technical design sessions
  • Prepare technical design documentation and task-level project plans
  • Manage client expectations and communications

Required Skills

  • A background in messaging and voice technologies including Office 365, Exchange, Skype for Business and / or Teams
  • Migration and coexistence experience with all currently supported versions of Exchange
  • Hands-on experience migrating enterprise organizations to Office 365
  • Experience managing and remediating Active Directory items that prevent a migration to Office 365
  • Demonstrable knowledge of migration best practices and troubleshooting
  • Experience designing and troubleshooting complex mail routing scenarios
  • Experience with third-party migration tools from companies like Dell
  • Hands-on experience with cloud identity and security technologies including EMS, Federation Services, and Azure AD Connect
  • Hands-on experience in complex messaging migration scenarios, including hybrid Office 365 configuration
  • Expert-level PowerShell capabilities
  • Experience in project management technologies and process
  • Ability to ensure customer satisfaction via timely delivery and high-quality results
  • Ability to travel 20% to 60% for client projects – domestically and / or internationally
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, as well as a drug screen


Desired Skills

  • Extensive experience with all currently supported versions of Lync, Skype for Business, and Teams
  • Capability to architect complex Skype for Business solutions (including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Enterprise Voice)
  • Hands-on experience deploying or managing Enterprise Voice environments
  • Hands-on experience deploying or managing Skype for Business end-points, devices, peripherals, and Skype Room Systems / Teams Room Systems
  • Experience integrating Microsoft solutions with third-party IP-PBX’s and / or Session Border Controllers (SBC’s)
  • Experience configuring and deploying Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams (Chat, Audio Conferencing, and Phone System)


Blue Chip is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), military status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic by law.

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