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Date: Oct 31, 2017

Location: Rocklin, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-11125
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

You will be part of the Technical Solutions Services team responsible for designing, building, delivering and providing 3rd Level support of our Windows environment, Active Directory, and Microsoft O365 products. Our job is to ensure that every WSI location, associate and customer has the best experience possible utilizing the windows solutions we provide

About the Role

The Systems Engineer / Microsoft Office 365 will have an advanced technical aptitude working in Office 365 and Exchange platform capabilities. This candidate possesses excellent communication skills and a strong commitment for doing the right thing. As Sr. Systems Engineer will maintain best practice administration of Office 365 environment. You will develop and document migration strategies for workload shifts into Office 365 and Azure.

Preform day to day administration of Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Security and Compliance via the Enterprise Mobility Suite. Assist 2nd level support for escalated issues with providing ongoing support during migrations and expansion of our office use cases.

Analyzing and providing feedback on the deployment process and technology improvements.

Being responsive to internal and external staff on a timely basis.

This role reports to the IT Manger of Infrastructure Technology Solutions Services.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will be part of the technical team that will...

* Implement capacity planning for shared services
* Work with the architects to evaluate new technologies and perform POCs (Proof of Concept labs) to extend the multi-year roadmap and set overall technical direction for our infrastructure team
* Design and implement windows infrastructure projects that will solve problems with in the windows environment.
* Work closely with an outsourced Level2 team and help define their workflow and runbooks
* Provide insightful data to guide decision making and offer proactive solutions.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries, and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

We're excited about you because...

* You have amazing experience/knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory architecture, authentication mechanisms, design and configuration is required
* You have 3+ years of experience as an in administrator working in MS Office 365 environment
* You have Microsoft-Exchange architecture experience
* You are an expert in Microsoft on Premise Exchange
* You have experience with migrating from Exchange/SharePoint on premise solutions to O365 Exchange and SharePoint Online
* You have an expert knowledge of PowerShell for Office 365 technologies
* You have experience/knowledge in Azure Cloud Solutions, Azure AD Connect, and Azure DirSync, and is preferred
* You have created Enterprise Mobility Suite profiles for data protection, compliancy, and security
* You have experience/knowledge in Azure Cloud Solutions is preferred
* You have experience with configuration, administration and performance troubleshooting experience on Latest Exchange / SharePoint versions
* You have experience with Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, GPO, OU and UAC Administration and file access management
* You have a strong understanding and experience working within the ITIL framework
* You have a firm grasp of scripting techniques including WMI, PowerShell, VBS
* You have a strong working knowledge of security best practices for Windows and MS products
* Ideally, you have experience deploying and maintaining a WSUS patch solution and experience configuring and managing AD SPN objects for use on both Windows and Linux servers
* You are very knowledgeable with Configuration, administration and performance troubleshooting experience on Windows Servers. (Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016)
* You have a good amount of knowledge of Server hardening, system monitoring, performance tuning and process mapping.
* You work well in a fast paced, collaborative environment
* You have strong capabilities in empowering and enabling your team members
* You have strong communication skills that help convey unconventional ideas that well-grounded engineers need to be sold on


* Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field (an equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered)
* 3+ years of experience as an in administrator working in MS Office 365 environment
* 10+ years of a mixture of core Server and Active Directory, System Center, including Windows Server Data Center, Virtual Engineering, Infrastructure & Configuration Management and scripting
* 7+ years leading technical teams that solve complex problems and provide detailed technical and business analysis
* Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to exhibit a commanding presence when necessary
* Superior computer skills including business applications such as MS Windows and MS Office including Excel, Access, Visio and Word. Service-Now experience a plus
* Knowledge of theory and principles of project management

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry.

We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces.

We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate.

Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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Employment/promotion to this role will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Engineer, Systems Engineer, Developer, System Administrator, Linux, Engineering, Technology