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Microsoft 365 Cloud Engineer (f/m/d) 80-100%

Date:  24-Jan-2023
Job ID:  6974
Company:  Alpiq AG

Lausanne, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

For more than 3 years Alpiq has now leveraged the M365 Suite for its entire collaboration platform across all entities of Alpiq Holding. This includes mainly Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams. We are currently in the process to finish the migration to Exchange Online from our current Infrastructure provider and continuing to expand by adding new capabilities such as voice integration into Teams.

As Microsoft 365 Exchange Online Administrator expert you will be one of the three M365 Global administrator and be the main service manager responsible for the entire e-mail infrastructure. 


Your Accountabilities:

  • Designed and finalized on-premises to cloud migration of Exchange including all the related components part of the mail routing and mail encryption.
  • Ensure the new e-mail service meet the required SLAs.
  • Must be able to provide complete administration of the Microsoft 365 environment and its capabilities.
  • Testing, implementation, and deployment of Exchange Online.
  • Query Exchange environment using the Office 365 Command online tool.
  • Implement and support security policies, such as data retention.
  • Support the messaging environment in the Cloud (Microsoft 365).
  • Manage problem resolution to a satisfactory completion by keeping abreast of assigned tickets and following the proper escalation processes via ticketing system.
  • Review, test, and make recommendations for standard email practices.
  • Experience with supporting anti-spam filtering, logging and email tracking and transport rules.
  • As mail expert you will be responsible to train operation people to insure 1st and 2nd level support. You will be responsible for incident at 3rd level.
  • Provide advice on business projects involving the mail infrastructure
  • Monitor, tune and improve the mail service according to audit, IT Security demands.
  • Implement sanity/routine checks to keep the maintenance as automatic as possible
  • Interacting with suppliers on operational tasks
  • Meet with key users to propose technical architecture, solutions and improvements as well to prepare their business case and added value for management approval.
  • As one of the global administrators, you will be responsible to monitor the overall health of the M365 services, including analysis of all changes that Microsoft performs and their impact on Alpiq business.
  • You will be part of on duty call team (24/7)


Your Profile

  • 8+ years of experience in Exchange / Exchange online Hybrid environment (Expert level)
  • 5+ years of experience in M365/0365
  • Expert in writing PowerShell or Azure Automation scripts (Advanced level of Exchange Online Management)
  • Owning a valid Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
  • You have already done and succeeded in doing two projects of migration to Exchange online.
  • You master everything related to e-mail encryption. SeppMail Knowledge is required.
  • You master e-mail archive and DLPs. You know Enterprise Vault
  • You are service and platform oriented.
  • Strong Analytical skills and ability to propose a solution architecture 
  • Strong project management experience 
  • Pragmatic, flexible (this position requires to work outside business hours), curious, and motivated to learn new topics.
  • Languages: English is a must, German and/or French an asset

What is also important to us!

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Federica Maraschio



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