New certification for Microsoft Teams Voice Engineers

Published Oct 05 2021 10:00 AM 4,419 Views
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The role of a Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer is to plan, design, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an integrated communications solution at an organization. They must be able to translate business requirements into technical architecture and designs for communication solutions. 

 

The Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer is familiar with telecommunication technologies and has experience in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365, and PowerShell.  They must be able to deploy and configure Microsoft Teams Phone with PSTN connectivity through Direct Routing, Operator Connect, and Teams Calling Plans as well as manage Teams-certified devices, audio/video conferencing, and voice migration. 

 

The Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer collaborates with telephony providers and third-party vendors to enable advanced voice features in Microsoft Teams and works with administrators for other workloads, including networking, identity, licensing, security, and compliance. 

 

Does this describe you? If so, check our new certification, Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Voice Engineer, Expert. To earn this certification, candidates must pass Exam MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams in addition to the MS-720: Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer exam, currently in beta.

 

Is this the right certification for you?

This certification could be a great fit if you have significant experience planning, designing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting integrated communications solutions at organizations and can translate business requirements into technical architecture and designs for communication solutions. You must also have Microsoft Teams administration skills as demonstrated by passing MS-700.

 

Ready to prove your skills?

Take advantage of the discounted beta exam offer. The first 300 people who take Exam MS-720 (beta) on or before November 2, 2021, can get 80 percent off market price!

 

To receive the discount, when you register for the exam and are prompted for payment, use code MS720LMhiker. This is not a private access code. The seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. As noted, you must take the exam on or before November 2, 2021. Please note that this beta exam is not available in Turkey, Pakistan, India, or China.

Get ready to take Exam MS-720 (beta):

Did you know that you can take any role-based exam online? Online delivered exams—taken from your home or office—can be less hassle, less stress, and even less worry than traveling to a test center—especially if you’re adequately prepared for what to expect. To find out more, check out my blog post Online proctored exams: What to expect and how to prepare.

 

The rescore process starts on the day an exam goes live, and final scores for beta exams are released approximately 10 days after that. For details on the timing of beta exam rescoring and results, read my post Creating high-quality exams: The path from beta to live. For more information, follow me on Twitter (@libertymunson).

 

Ready to get started?

Remember, the number of spots is limited to the first 300 candidates taking Exam MS-720 (beta) on or before November 2, 2021.

 

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4 Comments

Great to see an exam focused on Voice!

 

I am planning to do a video training course for the MS-720, if that is interesting to you, let me know, I will be giving early access to some people for input.

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Hello @Tom Arbuthnot,
How is it going? I hope you are well indeed.
I have subscribed to take the MS Teams Voice Engineer beta exam and as one would imagine I'm looking for any material that can help me better prepare for the task.
A bit of topic but within the same realm of Teams, I'm also interested in instructions about customized report in Teams, is that something you have any video training available?
Essentially I'm looking for customized user activity reports, what I have in mind is exporting the data from Teams and then manipulating to my needs using either Power BI or Excel. This is an early stage project where I'm searching for alternatives.
Thanks in advance for your time.

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Hi Tom, having just passed MS-700 and preparing for this one, I'd be very interested.

Regular Visitor

Great to see an exam focused on Voice 

 

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