Technical Design Authority - Skype for Business & Lync
O2 is the commercial brand of Telefonica UK Limited, a leading digital communications company owned by Telefonica S.A. With over 25 million customer across the UK, O2 is one of the world`s most innovative companies putting our customers at the heart of everything we do. We are more than just a network. We open up the endless possibilities of technology, connecting our customers to the things that they love and exploring new ways to open up the world for them. We are always on the lookout for great talent. Just like our customers, we our employees more. From a choice of benefits, rewards, training and ongoing career development there are many reasons to join O2. About the Team: This role will work within the Business Service Management project and Technical Services frameworks to design and deliver Skype for Business projects. This will require working with the customer at senior levels as well as detailed technical levels to ensure business understanding and buy-in to the proposed solution. Your Role: The Technical Design Authority - Skype for Business and Lync will undertake leadership, design, build and implementation activities relating to post sales Skype for Business projects, both on-premises and hosted in the O2 data centre. Responsibilities: High Level and all Low Level Design, configuration, integration and test management of customer focused projects across all sizes within Skype for Business either on premises or hosted. There may also be a requirement for other ad-hoc work outside of customer projects either focused on the O2 Data Centre or professional services work on customer sites. Provide consultancy services to clients to help them understand their needs and advise on suitable solutions to their requirements using Skype for Business. Skills & experience: Must have extensive industry experience within Lync and Skype for Business, especially with voice. This can be PBX integration as well as gateways. The voice component is the key selling area and almost all projects will be required to implement voice at some level. This should include MCTS in Skype for Business, ideally including voice. Must be an expert on various Microsoft Server versions including facilitating technologies like PowerShell. Must have suitable Exchange and AD experience to support Lync/Skype for Business design work from scratch and to lead and assist the customer in making any changes required to these environments. Ideally this would include the relevant MCTS qualifications in all areas and especially Lync voice. The ideal candidate will also have AudioCodes experience, including configuration and initial skills. Grade: PCGT Salary and benefits: GBP75-80k + GBP6,700 car allowance, 30% bonus, pension (11.5% contribution), Private healthcare with dental, + more We are looking to pay a competitive salary (depending on experience) for this position, and in addition we have some great benefits that could include a bonus, life cover, health care, holiday entitlement and lots of flexible benefits too. Telefonica`s commitment to a great work-life balance allows us to consider flexible approaches to working. Like to know more? Feel free to raise it. Joining Telefonica means opening up a world of freedom, support and possibility. A fascinating world where you`ll be able to think bigger, be bolder and try new things. And where there are endless opportunities to develop your career. There`s so much to discover. Your adventure starts here. To find out more information and to apply - please click the APPLY button.
Closing date: 28/08/17