Office 365 Collaboration Architect
Posted on Jan 25, 2020 by Church International Ltd.
Office 365 Collaboration Architect required by consultancy firm to work onsite at one their clients to provide end to end technology ownership for Microsoft Office 365 based services to support the client's global business spanning Teams, OneDrive, Sharepoint, Yammer and ancillary products including PowerApps family across different end points and use cases. The role is responsible for the strategic architecture, design, automation, engineering, product life cycle and development of all in scope Microsoft and related collaboration services. Additional responsibilities include driving Workplace Experience vision, usability and interfaces across the Digital Workplace Services technology portfolio: how they use their tools, how they interact and collaborate with colleagues and customers and bringing to life the vision of their ecosystem. To realize these goals and objectives the position must balance core Microsoft technology skills, product vision and with a delivery focused pragmatism. The role also encompasses wider awareness of the Microsoft Modern Workplace platform working as cross region in a strong multi-disciplined architecture group embracing agile ways of working.
Architect SME' level experience in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, Groups, PowerApps and associated components (Planner, Lists, Forms)
Office 365 or SharePoint technology position
Enterprise global estates of 15,000 seats and above
Experienced in working with large geographically dispersed teams
Deep level of understanding of SharePoint technologies: no code' solutions, complex custom code solutions, plugins and workflows such as AvePoint, Nintex or similar
Experience developing business orientated self-service governance and management models
Experience with migrating from various data platforms using a business lens approach to SharePoint Online
Excellent written and verbal communication
Working knowledge of GSuite, Jive, DMS and other similar collaboration suites and experience in managing collaboration technologies
Being a key sponsor for technology development, management and governance
Leads by example and encourages the team to maintain excellent visibility of industry wide trends and emerging technologies/vendors and ensures that the team understands and utilize developments to the benefit of Pearson
An open collaborator that shares and coaches their colleagues and works proactively inside their immediate and peer teams
Strong communication and influencing skills.
Skills And Qualifications
ITIL operational awareness and understanding
Relevant Microsoft skills and certification: Office 365, SharePoint and Azure
Vendor skills such as Nintex, AvePoint, migration tooling
Experience overlays/add-ins such as Beezy, Akumina, Addin365
Strong PowerShell skills, preferential secondary skills in JSON
Agile methodology: Scrum, SaFE or equivalent
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the specified location.