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Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams Engineer

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00623157


- Job description

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

IT Operations professionals support infrastructure operations and/or manage delivery for IT production systems and services based on operational requirements and service agreements.

Job Overview

The Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams Engineer will be responsible for providing technical and process guidance for all Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams technologies and capabilities for Accenture CIO.


This includes but is not limited to Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, Unified Messaging, disaster recovery, VoIP, audio and video conferencing, and monitoring and reporting. The candidate will also be involved in advanced troubleshooting of operational issues and the testing of patches and workstations to verify that the Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams services will remain stable.

The candidate, along with the Skype and Teams Lead and the engineering manager, will help set the direction for Accenture’s Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams services, work to deploy to new functionality, roll-out services, create technical documentation and procedures, train the delivery center administrators (day-to-day admins), and be involved in troubleshooting issues.


Job Description

  • A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems;
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals; 
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems; 
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture; 
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance; 
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside; 
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in Network Implementation;
  • 3 years of experience in Unified Communications;
  • 2 years of Skype for Business servers;
  • The ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment;
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment  Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture;
  • Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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