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IBM Systems Management Specialist-Microsoft Office 365 in Bangalore, India


We build phenomenal products that our customers rely on so it's important they are running at their best. As a Systems Management Specialist, you will work with the latest software to keep moving business forward. Whether it's our Engineering teams that need a test environment or our software running in production, we are seeking skilled systems management professionals ready for the challenge.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide implementation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and monitoring support

  • Support efforts to collect data, conduct analysis, develop, and implement solutions associated with incident tickets and requirements.

  • Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, resolution steps taken) for root cause analysis, operational assessment and process improvement initiatives.

  • Support customer requirements in a 24/7/365 environment and be able to provide on-call support during outages occurring after hours (on a rotating basis).

  • Collaborate with peers and other service lanes to perform network latency analysis to address slow connections and user experience issues.

  • Support issues related to group mailboxes and distribution lists to include designating an end-user(s) as the group mailbox owner.

  • Manage and operate email routing devices and services

  • Interface with Microsoft for any Tier 3 support.

  • Perform day-to-day management and administration for Exchange Online system within an Office 365 hybrid/cloud environment.

  • Manage, maintain, and troubleshoot email retentions systems

  • Manage roles and services, user permissions, email queues, and dynamic distribution groups.

  • Implementation of Exchange PowerShell to fulfill automation tasks

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 2+ years' experience.

  • Hands on experience with implementation, deployment, migration, and support for Exchange Online, including working with Exchange Hybrid servers

  • Strong communication skills and experience partnering with senior IT and Program leadership

  • Understanding of ITIL concepts

  • Customer Service - works well with clients and other vendors in achieving mission success and is committed to providing quality services.

  • Strong Communication Skills - be able to expresses key ideas and obtain tangible feedback from cross-functional team members and stakeholders.

  • Experience with Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange 2016

  • Experience troubleshooting issues in a growing environment.

  • Time management skills with the ability to work within an IT Service Management/ticketing system independently

  • Track record of working effectively within a team, and support to peers toward improved processes and results.

  • Ability to triage and properly classify incidents and prioritize work efforts accordingly

  • Drive continuous improvement efforts

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in managing a medium to large environments

  • Vendor Management or Experience with interacting with service partners to handle service inquiries and problems.

  • Experience with log reviews, incident analysis, and identification of issue trends

  • Understanding of Azure, Azure AD, Enterprise Mobility + Security, Intune etc

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Office 365 Administration and Azure

  • Strong working knowledge of ITIL processes

  • Microsoft O365 Certification, preferred but not required

  • Azure Certification, preferred but not required

  • ITIL Certification, preferred but not required

  • Migration of and implementation solutions from a design/architecture perspective related to Office 365

  • Migration of Active Directory environments

  • Understanding of entire Microsoft Office 365 suite product and solutions

  • Building and executing PowerShell scripts

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

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