Office 365 Architect
The Office 365 Architect / Systems Engineerwill play a central role in the complete solution lifecycle of MicrosoftProductivity Cloud solutions, including software architecture, development,customization, integration, as well as orchestration between various teams. Thecandidate will provide thought leadership and expertise on best practices forOffice 365 related solution design and have a thorough understanding ofenterprise application integration involving Digital Workplace, Communicationand Collaboration technologies. This role requires a proven technical skill setthat has been demonstrated in leading or participating in larger scale Office365 deployments and integration using the Microsoft Office 365 and Azuretoolsets.
MainTask / Activities
-Solution design andarchitecture for Office 365 and related technologies, including ExchangeOnline, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, PowerApps, Flow,PowerBI and Skype for Business Online
-Subject matter expert ontechnical implementation, migration activities and cloud operations, beingaccountable for the outcome of the activities
-Support Cognizant teams withsolution design and subject matter expertise for implementation of security andcompliance solutions and controls for Azure/Office365. Understand and translatelegal and compliance requirements into tasks for the technical implementation
-Provide technical expertise inidentifying, evaluating, and developing effective procedures and systemsrequirements that meet business requirements providing high quality technicalsolutions and exemplary customer service
-Strong focus on MicrosoftInformation Protection, cloud performance and Identity and Access managementtopics
-Understand current as well asemerging security threats and design security architecture to mitigate threatswhere possible
-Third level support for Office365 Core components
-Drive operational excellenceand automation
-Stay up to date of new andupcoming technologies and developments in the Microsoft Cloud
-Experience in a global,multi-national enterprise, preferably with experience in the insurance andfinancial IT sector
-Experience with enterprise projectsin the area of collaboration and business information systems integration usingMicrosoft Productivity solutions
-Very good understandinghands-on experience with Office 365 architecture, administration and bestpractices combined with a strong current knowledge and background ofcollaboration solutions
-Strong knowledge on AzureAutomation, Azure login apps and Azure automation
-Good understanding of MicrosoftInformation Protection, AIP Scanner, DLP controls across all Microsoftservices, Azure RMS, eDiscovery and related topics
-Good understanding about theunderlying components in the space of Identity and Access Management (ADFS,AAD) as well as authorization and authentication concepts.
-Good understanding on cloudnetworking and performance topics Proven experience in design, planning,preparation, and implementation of Office 365 in complex environments
-Experience in a SecurityAnalyst, Security Engineer or Security Architect role is a plus.
-Strong scripting and automationskills
-Knowledge of e-Discovery andarchive solutions / requirements would be advantageous.
-Strong understanding of AD,Azure and domain federations (certifications desirable).
-Active Directory Group PolicyManagement knowledge & experience.
-Strong Windows PowerShellscripting skills and proven automation deployments.
-Fully conversant with MicrosoftEDGE, SMTP routing and mail relays.
-Experience with applicationintegration and support directly into Exchange or through Outlook clientadd-ins.
-You feel comfortable in complexenvironments and are ok with challenging colleagues and breaking status quos
-Experienced working withintercultural and geographically dispersed team members.
-Strong English language skills
·Strong team player – proventrack record of working in an open, transparent & collaborative sprintteam.
·Strong proactive stakeholdermanagement skills, including customer orientation and understanding customerrequirements (including business processes).
·Strong communication andcoordination skills with people at all levels in the organization.
·Knowledge and experience withAgile SCRUM methodology would be advantageous
·Fully demonstrates an adaptableand proactive mindset in all objectives, support initiatives and challengesundertaken.
·Demonstrates strong ownershiptowards documentation and its creation.
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