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MS Teams Technical Lead

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH132720
  • Salary €700.00 - €701 per day
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted April 27, 2022

We are seeking an experienced Microsoft Teams Technical Lead to support the adoption of Microsoft Teams as part of a wider IT transformation programme, triggered by our client's recent M&A. The client has decided to set up a new enterprise IT environment using a Greenfield approach. The scope of this project includes the design and implementation of collaboration/telephony (Teams) and network (LAN/WAN) for the new environment. This is a remote role.

Responsibilities

  • Technical lead for the Microsoft Teams workstream
  • Design the technical architecture for the new environment
  • Align dependencies between Teams and other components across the IT environment
  • Ensure that all requirements, including functional and non-functional, across all Teams components are addressed.
  • Develop a rollout plan for Teams and ensure it is aligned within the organisation
  • Develop and review technical documentation, e.g., user migration documents, architecture/design documents, test plans
  • Analyse and plan for interfaces, plug-ins and dependencies on Exchange as required
  • Support the development of a tailored rollout strategy to ensure the smooth adoption of Teams, including networking, compatibility with existing interfaces and end user devices across the estate
  • Lead technical preparations for the pilot and main rollout
  • Identify and resolve technical risks to rollout
  • Support issue resolution during pilot, main rollout and hypercare
  • Agree technical decisions with respective Service Owners as needed

Requirements

  • At least five years' experience as technical lead / SME for Microsoft Teams
  • Solid experience in the architecture, networking and telephony aspects of Teams
  • Experience in user migrations
  • Strong knowledge of collaboration tools in an enterprise environment
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft 365 and implementation in an enterprise environment
  • Strong experience working with the systems required to support Teams, such as end user devices
  • Good understanding of the underlying IT infrastructure required for workplace solutions, including network design and implementation