General Infrastructure Solution Architect - SharePoint - EISA-008 - ARG000OJ
Essential Functions of the Job:
Architecture solutions to meet functional and non-functional infrastructure requirements
Create / review of architecture design packages
Review and approve engineering design packages
Ensure proper oversight for quality assurance of engineering artifacts
Guidance of engineering staff throughout construction phase
Evangelize re-use through implementation of shared engineering assets
Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
Proactively provide feedback regarding infrastructure engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices
Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects
Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:
Understands the art of the possible, compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact and proposes actionable plans
Demonstrated strong analytical skills and technical problem-solving skills
Ability to analyze and operate at different levels of abstraction
Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic
Is part of a global Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture team; works with project managers, infrastructure engineering teams, application architects and/or engineering teams to resolve issues which arise within project; drives project’s progress and critical success factors.
Works under supervision of the Team Lead of the Enterprise Infrastructure Solution Architecture team
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future proof global solutions
Interpersonal communication and organizational skills required to operate as a leading member of global distributed technical teams that deliver quality services.
Knowledge of organizational structure of the firm to facilitate work with groups outside of the immediate technical team
Knowledge and experience in IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.
Familiar with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc
Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by IT
Overtime and vacation scheduling are dependent upon team priorities and may change during the course of a year.
Position may be eligible for alternative work locations dependent upon team dynamics.
Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal
Position requires accurate and timely tracking of time spent working on projects, service offerings and products provided by IT.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalency (CS, CE, CIS, IS, MIS, or engineering discipline)
Extensive, real-world experience designing enterprise solutions and defining solution architectures
Experience building and supporting mission critical infrastructure for critical applications, running in a highly distributed manner
Experience with multi-tier system development for large enterprises
Exposure to infrastructure and application security technologies and approaches
Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards
Experience in development lifecycle management
Experience in project and task planning
Familiarity with various requirements gathering techniques
Minimum of 5+ years experiences in infrastructure technologies
3+ years’ experience in implementation, security and support of large multi-site MS Sharepoint 2010/2013
2+ years’ experience implementing large multi-site enterprise-wide MS SharePoint technologies
Prior experience with on premises multi-site and MS 0365 design & architecture is highly desired
Experience in developing technical solutions in Microsoft platform based on industry standards including Windows OS, SharePoint, MS SQL etc.
Sharepoint Server 2010/2013, large scale server designs including Database Availability Groups. Core understanding of Sharepoint design and directory services allowing for complete solution integration
Demonstrated expert level-knowledge assisting customers in architecting, planning, testing and deploying Microsoft Sharepoint solutions
Knowledge of security implementation for SharePoint and other advanced components of Microsoft technology is a plus
Experience with any of the following is a plus: Cloud IaaS/PaaS, Azure, O365, VNext, Cloud Integration etc
Experience facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary
Demonstrated ability to understand a customer's needs and articulate collaboration technologies to key stakeholders.
Experience with Active Directory, third party solutions integrated with Sharepoint and Citrix mobile management tools is a plus+
Experience overseeing (from a technical perspective) multiple projects
One of the following certification will support the required technology understanding to perform this role: TOGAF, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA, MCDBA, PMP etc. One of the following additional certification will support the required technology understanding to perform this role:
Microsoft Certified Architect: Collaboration Program.
MCTS: Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010/2013 - Configuration Program
ITIL, MCSE, CCNA, PMP etc.