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Office 365 (O365) Lead Architect

Job Title: Office 365 (O365) Lead Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England, England
Industry:
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: FJS/LS/O365_1568821567
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

Office 365 (O365) Lead Architect - Contract - Home-Based.

A global IT services company is searching for an Office 365 (O365) Lead Architect to join their team on a contract basis. The position will be home-based with ad-hoc travel to customer sites.

We are searching for an O365 expert or SME to fill this position.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Expertise of at least one major O365 application (e.g. Exchange online, SharePoint online, Teams) with a proven track-record of designing complex, large O365 transformational programmes, including hybrid configuration and Identity and Access management.
  • A good working knowledge of the entire O365 stack, including their interactions and use cases.
  • Strong understanding of Multi-Cloud Services (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud), and Security and Compliance.
  • Key competencies to include coaching, influencing senior stakeholders, managing time & priorities, conflict management, commercial / bid awareness, excellent presentation delivery and technical writing.
  • Experience of working on both AGILE and waterfall project delivery.

Role:

  • Designing complex O365 solutions, leading work-streams on transformational programs and ensuring conformance to agreed design standards, methods and tools, including prototyping new tools and applications where appropriate.
  • Shaping O365 technical proposals whilst making solution/service trade-offs where appropriate and providing support to pre-sales and bid teams to ensure solution and cost alignment.
  • Resolution ownership of technical challenges for O365 projects and the technical escalation point for the implementation teams.
  • Mentoring and coaching more junior architects within the team through both performance management and community-led collaboration.
  • Working alongside Product Managers to contribute to the development of an Employee Experience Portfolio.
  • Acting as a trusted advisor for customers, translating centralized O365 roadmap insight into customer-specific impact avoidance and benefit realization.

To apply, please send your CV to leanne.summers@projectpeople.com

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