Google Apps Consultant

August 16th, 2013

Appirio is looking for a Google Apps Consultant.  Appirio provide professional services in areas of strategy and technology.

You must be located and able to work in the U.S. and able to travel up to 40-60%


Appirio is focused on enabling companies to migrate to Google Apps as an alternative to legacy messaging systems such as Microsoft Exchange. Consultants will work onsite and remotely with customers to analyze their requirements, develop designs, and implement Google Apps. Specific areas of concentration include:

  • Aiding customers in migration planning, system design, and implementation of Google Messaging and Apps
  • Facilitating administrator and end user training and adoption
  • Integrating Google Apps with on-premise mail, calendaring, and directory services using the Google Apps API
  • Leading customers through development of iGoogle-based dashboards
  • Integrating Google Apps with other software-as-a-service systems such as
  • Legacy messaging system configuration and migrations

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, or equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience with administration of messaging systems
  • Experience configuring and administering an enterprise messaging system, preferably Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, or Novell GroupWise
  • Familiarity with messaging-related protocols such as LDAP, Active Directory, XMPP, iCal, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, and MX routing
  • Familiarity with authentication methods including single sign-on with SAML
  • Some exposure to API-level programming in Python,Javascript, Java, or HTTP
  • Some experience with scripting and command line interfaces
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

Salary and Benefits

  • Comprehensive health plan through Anthem Blue Cross, MetLife and VSP including medical, dental, and vision coverage (full-time employees only)
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plans (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • 401k
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary and bonus structures based on experience


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