1+ months

0365 Systems Engineer

Alexandria, VA


As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law, litigation, and intellectual property. In this role, the Firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With 25 offices, the Firm has approximately 325 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation.


ULX Partners is a strategic business entity that empowers member law firms with true end-to-end client solution capability, capital to ensure pricing predictability and flexibility, and the ability to improve law firm economics. Founded in 2018 by enterprise legal services provider UnitedLex with LeClairRyan as the first member firm, the ULX Partners constellation comprises more than 400 professionals in 26 countries who provide a full range of legal, finance, human resources, IT, pricing, procurement, and knowledge management support services to its member law firms. By fusing the business and the practice of law, ULX Partners helps law firms better align the scope, staffing, and pricing of services with clients legal and business needs.


In partnership with LeClairRyan, we are excited to announce that we are currently seeking a O365 Systems Engineer in our Alexandria, Virginia office who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of our organization.


Our Alexandria, Virginia office is located at 2318 Mill Road near historic Old Town Alexandria and conveniently located near the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and across the street from the Alexandria Division of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA), popularly known as the Rocket Docket for having the fastest time to trial of any court in the country!  A benefit of our great location is easy access to public transportation as the Eisenhower Metro Station is 2 blocks away and the King Street Metro Station and Amtrak/VRE Station is a 10 minute walk or very short cab ride from the building. This office location, established in 2010, is home to approximately 30 attorneys whose practice areas range from Intellectual Property and Technology, white collar, business litigation, employment litigation and consumer financial services litigation.


LeClairRyans Information Technology team consists of approximately 20 professional staff who provide onsite and remote support to LeClairRyan employees nationwide. As LeClairRyan has expanded, the team has focused on development, improvement, and implementation of the Firms technological resources. With LeClairRyans dedication to innovation, our Information Technology department will continue to be a vital part of our continued success.


The O365 Systems Engineer is responsible for providing hands-on operational engineering and support for the clients cloud technology environment. The position assists in the design and testing of functionality to ensure the stability and integrity of systems. Troubleshoots and analyzes failures to minimize outages and service interruptions relating to the all AZURE / O365 services. The position will be responsible for administrating, maintaining, and deploying various services, O365-based business solutions as well as establishing standards, processes, configuration guidelines and training to other IT support staff in support of service management standards.


  • Performs to, and is aware of AZURE/ O365 best practices for providing solutions for the Firm - both technical and non-technical
  • Works closely with IT team to develop, deploy and maintain proper change management standards for release and deployment methodologies and reporting practices
  • Responsible for administrative maintenance on the AZURE / O365 tenant services to ensure optimal service response times and proper license and rights allocations
  • Works with various IT teams to support related initiatives supporting hybrid environment
  • Acts in collaboration with the IT team as a technical escalation resource when necessary
  • Identifies Reason For Outage (RFO) with supporting vendors and produces clear and concise documentation.
  • Follows the Release and Deployment methodology, product testing and integration testing as needed
  • Identifies and reports AZURE/O365 security risks to management recommending remediation strategies
  • Proactively develops and promotes standard operations documentation such as procedures, checklists, and instructions
  • Ensures systems adherence and compliance with IT security standards and practices
  • Extensive understanding of AZURE/O365 capacity planning and services architecture to ensure accurate and immediate 2nd and 3rd level administrative support
  • Analyzes designs, and implements new technologies for applications within the clients AZURE/O365 environment
  • Provides accurate and relevant budgeting documentation such as quotes, purchase orders, analysis, proposals, etc.
  • Adheres to established project methodology and tasks
  • Performs root cause analysis and repair of technical issues and trends to include assisting team members as needed
  • Develops and communicates standards
  • Educates, and provides support to other team members on newly released offerings and/or services, technologies and processes
  • Maybe required to participate in on-call rotation performing after hours support as required
  • Adheres to Microsoft process reading tracking and reporting on Microsoft Premier tickets as needed. Responsible for identifying and raising awareness of any credit eligible service outages per the Microsoft Services agreements
  • Responsible for communicating to others, best practices, procedures, and concepts
  • Can effectively manage the tasks responsible for multiple projects and report status & task timings
  • Delivers solutions through building consensus in both business and technical perspectives
  • Adheres to the Least Privilege Access agreement
  • Abides by all Information Security Policies and Project Management Office standards.
Required Skills


  • Strong working, hands-on knowledge of Microsoft Intune/SCCM and AZURE/O365 core elements: Active Directory, Federation Services, DNS, High Availability and Disaster Recovery Configurations, Mail Flow and Connectors, MS Exchange, Outlook client configuration, PowerShell, SMTP, SSL/TLS
  • Has a solid understanding of ITIL Change & Release and Deployment processes as well as various service and application delivery methodologies
  • Proven hands-on technical skills to support the organization in recommending technology, making purchasing decisions and mentoring other team members.
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally clearly and concisely both in written and oral form and promotes concepts to a broad-base of constituents
  • Proven ability to manage own schedule and work independently with limited supervision
  • Motivated and committed to excellence
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills and flexibility to manage multiple business priorities
  • Conveys and acknowledging differences of opinion in a positive and respectful manner
  • Extensive and proven hands-on experience and skill in the use of PowerShell to report on and manage O365 services


 Technical Skills

  • Expert skills in AZURE, Office 365 (Identity, Intune, Authentication, Administration,
  • Implementation, Exchange, Skype)
  • 3+ years of experience with Exchange Server and Office 365
  • 4+ years of PowerShell use in Production environment
  • 4+ years of SharePoint/O365 administrator experience
  • 2+ years of Azure and Process Automation
  • Prior experience with Microsoft tools (SCCM/Intune)
  • Prior experience with PowerBI, Tableau or similar reporting tools


LeClairRyan does not accept unsolicited resume submittals from contracted or non-contracted agencies. LeClairRyan is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Job Location
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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