Randstad O365 Development Engineer in Oakland, California

O365 Development Engineer

job details:

  • location:Oakland, CA

  • salary:$85 - $90 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, January 10, 2019

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:650393

job description

O365 Development Engineer

job summary:

The Office 365 Program has moved more than 200,000 email accounts from Lotus Notes to Outlook. When fully implemented, Office 365 will deliver modern, cost-effective technology and allow the company to work smarter, react faster, and collaborate anywhere. The company's Office 365 Program has need for Office 365 engineer, specializing in Skype and Teams, to develop infrastructure or application changes to support business requirements, resolve system problems, or enhance user experience.

location: Oakland, California

job type: Contract

salary: $85 - 90 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: High School


  • Translates business requirements, and functional and non-functional requirements, into technical specifications that support integrated and sustainable designs for complex or high impact infrastructure systems by partnering with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications.

  • Serves as a functional expert and collaborates with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable system designs.

  • Work with Microsoft or other vendors to troubleshoot complex platform or infrastructure problems and contribute to root cause analysis and prevention planning

Overall Responsibilities

  • Deploy complete application environments comprising multiple nodes and services

  • This position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.

  • Provides consultation and expert technical advice on IT infrastructure planning, engineering, and architecture for assigned systems by assessing the implications of IT strategies on infrastructure capabilities.

  • Provides recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for systems designs.

  • Serves as a functional expert and collaborates with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable system designs.

  • Ensures system designs adhere to company architecture standards.

  • Builds partnerships with counterparts in various IT Teams (e.g., database, operations, technical support) throughout system development and implementation.

  • Serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems by defining and overseeing the documentation of detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services.

  • Mentors other technical resources throughout infrastructure systems development.

  • Reviews and validates technical specifications and documentation for complex or multi-dimensional solutions.

  • Leads the development and modification of solutions by identifying technical solutions to business problems.

  • Collaborates with business leaders, Solutions, and lead enterprise architects to review business drivers, and establish a foundation for enterprise systems planning.

  • Reviews benchmarking results, and provides information to support current and future infrastructure needs and projects to IT leadership.

  • Benchmarks and evaluates IT trends and technologies to identify opportunities and considerations that impact ROI.

  • Guides and drives physical architecture design for new initiatives


  • Minimum three (3) years experience in a lead Office 365 technical role for enterprise with more than 10,000 employees

  • Minimum six (6) years experience in the design and configuration of Windows servers infrastructure.

  • Minimum six (6) years experience working with configuration management software.

  • Minimum six (6) years experience working with operating system and client/server utilities.

  • Minimum six (6) years experience working with virtualization technologies.

  • Minimum four (4) years experience in automation

  • Minimum four (4) years experience with infrastructure software development

  • Minimum three (3) years scripting experience using PowerShell scripting languages.

  • Minimum two (2) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.

  • Three (3) years experience working with Windows systems administration.

  • (8) years experience in an IT operations environment with technical experience in distributed technologies, systems development, and/or networking.

  • Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • 4 years of college (BS) and 8 years of IT experience is the baseline. If no degree then we are looking for 12 years of IT experience.

skills: Nice to haves

  • Prior experience in role with Kaiser Permanente Information Technology.

  • MS Systems Administrator or Engineer certification(s).

  • Four (4) years experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.