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Principal - M365 Administrator (Remote)

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.


Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

The Principal, M365 Administrator will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, On-Prem and Cloud solutions.  Maintaining software, licensing, systems, applications, security, and system configurations. Additionally, they will provide technical leadership, support, patch installation, updates, and upgrades, and create, test, and maintain a disaster recovery plan.  The Principal, M365 Administrator also exhibits highly developed trouble-shooting & analytical skill to translate higher-level knowledge to others while effectively managing multiple priorities.

This position is open to remote candidates and may be performed anywhere in the United States, except for the state of Colorado, Connecticut, and New York.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the design development and implementation of Microsoft 365 and Azure cloud solutions for the production and manufacturing plants. 
  • Lead technical design sessions for on-prem and cloud related projects and solutions. 
  • Ensures the stability, reliability, uptime, high availability, performance, security and integrity of the systems and applications.
  • Troubleshoot difficult problems, must quickly and correctly accomplish repairs.
  • Design, development, management, support for AD and Exchange On-Prem and Cloud
  • Expert knowledge of Teams, Channels, private and public.
  • Create and manage Teams environment, security and files, Teams voice, Teams rooms and Teams live events.
  • Develop and maintain SharePoint sites, lists and libraries, manage existing custom sites, customize look and feel, adding web parts for deploying custom solutions. 
  • Expert knowledge of Office 365 Admin Center, security policies, setup, configuration and support.
  • Management of Microsoft Cloud Security Solutions and troubleshooting.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field + 7 years’ experience OR Master’s degree in computer science or related field + 3 year’ experience.
  • 3 years hands-on O365 design & architecture experience.
  • Expert knowledge in installation, configuration and support for O365.
  • Installation, configuration and support for Exchange Server 2013, 2016, Windows Server 2008, 208R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016.
  • Working knowledge in PowerShell 4.0 & 5.0, AD, AD Federation Services.
  • Proficient using O365 Migration Tool, Management Console, 
  • Virtualization: Hyper-V, VMWare, VSphere, VDI.


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field + 10 years’ experience OR Master's degree in computer science or related field + 5 years’ experience.
  • 5 years hands-on O365 design & architecture experience.
  • Working knowledge in NIST Cyber Security Framework, Compliance and configuration. 
  • Operating Systems & Networks Support: Suse, Redhat, TCP/IP, DNS, SIP, MAPI, SMTP, NFS, FTP, DHCP, POP, IMAP, WINS
  • Installation, configuration and support for SQL Server 2008 R2/ 2012/ 2016/ 2017

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The work is primarily performed in an office environment and the physical demands are characteristic of a mostly sedentary role.  Specific details of the essential functions of the position is available in the Job Safety Analysis, made available on request. 

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.


This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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