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Federal - O365 Engineer (Migration Team Lead)

Job Location: MD - Bethesda

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00692421

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

The candidate will lead a migration team of engineers and change management personnel for the assessment, remediation, and migration efforts to ensure multiple on premises email systems (Exchange and non-Exchange) are migrated to O365 GCC tenants. The migrations will be email based and will include user mailboxes and public folder data. SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, and Skype are out of scope. Experience with O365 migrations, preferably in Federal environments, is essential. Knowledge of ADFS, Active Directory, DNS, Windows Server, VMware, firewalls, GPOs, and Exchange 2007 through 2016 is desired. Due to the nature of the business needs, special care will be needed to migrate shared mailboxes. The candidate will work with a mix of federal and contractor client teams to help resolve/implement pre-requisites related to the migrations. Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall project and program management is desired. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree and 5+ years overall IT industry experience
  • 4+ years with Office 365 or Exchange administration (i.e. Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, Office 365, Outlook), Active Directory, DNS
  • Clear oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working with diverse sets of administrators
  • Familiarity with standard software development lifecycle (SDLC frameworks), ITIL, MOF or other similar methodology 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of O365 Migration strategies, tool sets, and related technologies (Fasstrack, Quest/Dell, Big Bang/Cutover, DirSync/AADSync, Smartcard PIV/CAC authentication, etc.

  • Understanding of non-Microsoft based email systems is desired (Google G Suite, Lotus Notes/Domino)

  • Understanding of FISMA accreditation requirements, DoD and Federal Cybersecurity hardening, and O365 Security features


An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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