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SharePoint Senior Solution Architect

The SharePoint Solution Architect will partner with business architects and analysts, to understand enterprise business drivers to determine corresponding change requirements.

In partnership with the IT leadership team, identify opportunities and risks for architecting the company's products, applications and infrastructure solutions, including identification of competitive services and opportunities for innovation.


In partnership with other architects, facilitate the evaluation and selection of candidate software product standards, as well as the design of standard software configurations.


Review responses to RFPs and proposed solutions for feasibility of architectural requirements and compliance with client standards and policies.


Consult with other members of the extended architecture team to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate project needs and/or request an exception to architecture standards.


Identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture, technology trends) and financial impact of the proposed solution.


Responsible for the end to end design and implementation of products and services in the portfolios to include design, development and delivery of a set of complex applications to meet specific business needs.


Participate in sessions relating to capacity planning and installation of/migration to technologies.


Define best practices in the critical evaluation and selection or development of the software components and hardware requirements of the applications and data.


Leverage reference architecture libraries to develop detailed component specifications that meet project specific needs.


Produce architecture design for particular initiatives / projects and needs by keeping in mind architectural principles like high quality, performance, modularity, availability, reliability, scalability, integrity of the solution.


Experience creating solution architecture deliverables, e.g., system context, use cases, other and integrating these deliverables with other requirements deliverables/teams, e.g., requirements, process documents, etc

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:


Requires ability to communicate to development teams to ensure downstream agile/other team handoffs


Deep understanding of SOA, Web Services, System Integration, Design Patterns, Data Management, Databases, BI, IT Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture principles, moreover:


Office 365/SharePoint Online (Add-ins, CSOM)


SharePoint Enterprise Search Planning, Migration, Capacity Planning and Portal customizations.


PowerApps, Flow , Yammer Development


Azure DevOps and Services


Languages: C#, ASP .NET, JavaScript and PowerShell


A good level of managerial competence


Excellent awareness of different cultures and working practices across the regions


Good presentation skills with ability to present material clearly and concisely to senior and/or executive management   

Experience with IT architecture development


Strong ability to interact with all levels of the organization 


Must demonstrate leadership in a dynamic, fast paced environment with shifting priorities and tight deadlines.


Excellent communication skills and negotiation skills.


Experience in selecting and applying service management principles, policies and techniques in client operational environments.



Salary: competitive


Opening date: June 12th, 2020


Closing date: July 10th, 2020

Location: London, UK




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