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Romil Chaurasia

M365 Architect

Can work in or around London

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  • Suggested rate £550 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around London and 50km

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Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

Categories

Skills (7)

Romil in a few words

• Modern Workplace Consulting – Architecture, Device Management, Optimization
• Microsoft Teams – Design, Configure, Migrate and Optimize including Direct Routing with SBC
• Messaging Applications: Office 365 / Microsoft Exchange / Exchange Online
• Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) & Governance (MIG)
• Azure: Infrastructure Management – Hybrid Identity, AADConnect, SSO, User Identity Management
• Server Operating Systems: Windows Server, Active Directory, Multi Forest Trust
• PowerShell: Advanced & Complex PowerShell Scripting & automation using .Net framework and WMI
• Active Directory Federation Services – ADFS 2.0/3.0 and ADFS Proxy/WAP and troubleshooting
• Azure: Infrastructure Management
• Skype for Business server 2015 / Hybrid / Online / Lync Server 2010/2013

Experience

DG Tech Solution

Lead Technical Architect

London, UK

September 2022 - Today (2 months)


• Modern Workplace Consulting – Architecture, Device Management, Optimization
• Microsoft Teams – Design, Configure, Migrate and Optimize including Direct Routing with SBC
• Messaging Applications: Office 365 / Microsoft Exchange / Exchange Online
• Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) & Governance (MIG)
• Azure: Infrastructure Management – Hybrid Identity, AADConnect, SSO, User Identity Management
• Server Operating Systems: Windows Server, Active Directory, Multi Forest Trust
• PowerShell: Advanced & Complex PowerShell Scripting & automation using .Net framework and WMI
• Active Directory Federation Services – ADFS 2.0/3.0 and ADFS Proxy/WAP and troubleshooting
• Azure: Infrastructure Management
• Skype for Business server 2015 / Hybrid / Online / Lync Server 2010/2013

Cognizant - Cognizant Technology Solutions Spain SL

Technical Lead

Pune, Maharashtra, India

January 2017 - May 2018 (1 year and 4 months)

Manage infrastructure wide Windows Servers, Exchange Servers, Lync Servers, Office 365, which includdes Mail-flow, Certificates management, Group Policy, DNS, Networking, ADFS Servers, PowerShell scripting
• Promotion and Demotion (clean/dirty) of Domain controller
• Management of AD Sites and Subnets
• Domain Controller backup – NT Backup / Quest
• Group policies management and applications
• DFS – file share troubleshooting
• Management of complete AD infrastructure
• Exchange Server deployment and management
• DAG switchover
• DAG passive copy maintenance and monitoring
• Exchange + Office 365 Hybrid setup configurations and objects management.
• Mail flow – spam filtering, transport rules, mail flow in depth troubleshooting
• AAD Connect server - object level troubleshooting
• Renewal of Exchange server certificates.
• ADFS 2.0 and ADFS 2.0 Proxy – configurations/Relying party setup/ certificate update or renew
• ADFS 3.0 and WAP – setup and configurations
• Lync server – Topology modifications, simple URL additions or modifications, Edge server pool wise configurations, setup client version policies or modifications, public or internal certificate update using Deployment Wizard Handling complete Active Directory + Exchange Server + ADFS + Office 365 Hybrid + Lync on-premises

Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions

Senior Engineer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

April 2016 - January 2017 (9 months)

Currently working as Senior Engineer and deputed to Microsoft Services Global Delivery.
 Migrate customer's mailboxes from SharePoint, GDrive, Gmail, Exchange Server and Lotus Notes to Microsoft Office 365.
 Work closely with customer's Tier 3 & 4 support teams to ensure mailbox migration readiness.
 Pre-flight checks to make sure seamless migration and as per expectations.
 Develop one off PowerShell scripts for the customer's support teams to efficiently fix errors found through the Active Directory environment.
 Accelerate customer engagements through high-margin, high-value services.
 Part of FastTrack project that provides remote and personalized assistance to help prepare technical environment and ensure a smooth onboarding and migration experience.

Syntel

Executive - Information Systems

December 2015 - March 2016 (3 months)

Worked as Executive - Information Systems and was part of Organization's Messaging Team which includes managing Email Gateway, Windows Server, Windows Exchange Server and Lync Server.
 Handling Tier3 escalations for Exchange and operations.
 Provide and analyses required reports and logs for better utilization of exchange server resources.
 Monitoring the Global Servers, Messaging System, Queues, Message tracking.
 Creating mail accounts, mailbox size, etc. and setting the permissions.
 Maintaining distribution list across globally. Troubleshooting OWA, MS outlook 2003/07,10,13.
 Recovery of mailbox. Exchange server growth monitoring. Performance Evaluation and Capacity Planning module.
 Managing & Monitoring SMTP Servers (McAfee Email Gateway) External Mail queue, Quarantine mails, LDAP sync, AV Updates. Monitoring the status of the server logs and user's details on daily basis.
 Addressing and maintaining Log Reports for Mail Delay / Failure Issues.
 Documenting and maintaining reports from audit point of view.

Convergys

Sr. Escalation Engineer

Pune, Maharashtra, India

March 2013 - December 2015 (2 years and 9 months)

Functional: Proficient with Microsoft Exchange Online component of Microsoft Office 365 Cloud Service. Installation & configuration of Exchange Server 2007\2010\2013. Deploying and troubleshooting IMAP, Cutover, Staged and Hybrid migrations. Decommission and on-board/off-board Exchange Organization to/from the cloud. Troubleshooting AD user management and migration to/from Office 365, Active Directory Replication, FSMO role Management, Domain controller Promotion/Demotion, Active Directory trusts, Group Policy Management, User Profiles. Knowledge of Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) & Directory Synchronization tool (DirSync). DNS Dynamic Updates, Name Resolution, DNS replication, Configuration. Hyper V configuration and troubleshooting Hyper V virtual machines. VMware (Configuring and troubleshooting Virtual Machines). Migration to another server, configuration. PowerShell: Troubleshooting Active Directory, Exchange server issues via PowerShell cmdlets or scriptlets while using the .NET libraries. Mail flow deployment and management with protection. Understanding of Management in SharePoint and Lync Online using PowerShell. Knowledge of the underlying technology concepts like AutoDiscover, SOAP, RPC over HTTP, WS-Security, Free/Busy workflow, etc... Exposure to Exchange Web Services and its working and writing host applications using C.Net in Visual Studio 2010. Troubleshooting and providing resolution for organization & recipient management related issues, mailbox, distribution & security group creation & assigning licenses, administrative role assignment (RBAC), user mailbox data retrieval through E-Discovery etc. for Enterprise Exchange Organizations. Documenting related troubleshooting process, building and maintaining a process knowledge base. Possess sound knowledge and understanding of the error messages Global Administrators experience in performing day to day Exchange administrative tasks.

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