About me

My name is Marius, I’m an IT professional and I live in the cloud. I am currently working at Lumagate AS as a Senior Consultant.

Contact information

Email: marius dot msm at gmail dot com
Email: marius dot solbakken at lumagate dot com
Phone: +47 995 66 282

  • Norwegian
  • Born in 1987
  • Originally from Løten, now moved to Oslo
  • Currently working at Lumagate AS as a Senior Consultant
  • Bachelors degree in Informatics: networking and programing from the University of Oslo



I started my career by doing my apprenticeship at Hamar Katedralskole, before I was headhunted to Hedmark Fylkeskommune as an IT consultant. There i worked with server- and network management, architectural design, routine automation and programming web solutions.

In the autumn of 2010, I started my studies at the University of Oslo at the program Informatics : programming and networking.

June 2011 i started a one year contract at Microsoft Development Center Norway, where worked as a Support Engineer on the FAST product portifolio.

September the 3rd 2012 I started working for Microsoft as a consultant, focused on Identity and the Hybrid Cloud.

1st of March 2014 I started as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer at Steria Group, working primarly on Microsoft IAM.

1st of February 2015 I started as a Senior Consultant at Lumagate AS, working with Microsoft Identity and Access Management (MIM, ADFS, Azure AD etc.).

Things I’ve worked with and consider myself most skilled at

  • Active Directory design, configuration and migration
  • Azure AD and related technologies
  • ADFS design and configuration
  • Microsoft Identity Manager – design and configuration
  • Office 365 and Exchange Hybrid environments – design, configuration and migration projects
  • PowerShell
  • C#.NET

Fun stuff that I have worked with earlier

  • Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Developing PHP
  • Debian Linux
  • Network Infrastructure – architecture and configuration
  • The LAMP combination
  • XenServer 5.5 and 5.6 Infrastructure

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