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Digital Workplace Architect (O365 Expert) Reference number: 1304
Last update: 07-02-2020, 09:11
Region: Brussels
Sector: Telecommunication
6 months contract + potential extensions
Job description
Our client is improving his digital workplace solutions and anticipates on new and additional business requirements to improve collaboration and automation.
In order to support our new projects, we need an architect with a strong expertise in Workplace Solutions, ideally Microsoft O365 solutions.
What you’ll do
  • Determine the architectural evolution of the digital workplace and build the medium & long term roadmap based on the corporate strategy & in collaboration with different stakeholders: business, security, compliance & governance, user experience/change management, engineering and other architects
  • Advice your management on architectural strategy level
  • Shape end-to-end solutions and solution architectures around Microsoft 365, including estimation and solution planning
  • Work closely with business users, engineers and change managers, as a subject matter expert in Microsoft 365 solutions
  • Facilitate discussion and resolution between diverse groups of stakeholders across the enterprise, with the sole objective of ensuring a consistent approach to the execution of the digital workplace strategy
  • Assist with the development of workplace design standards related to Microsoft Office 365
  • Translate business requirements into high-level design and low-level component designs
  • Develop and document the solution architecture specifications and ensure its publication and communication
  • Ensure produced designs adhere to architectural roadmaps and supports the development, execution, and operation of service
  • Lead technical design sessions for Microsoft 365 related projects with cross-technical teams
  • Participate to the creation and evaluation of the eventually required RFP/RFQs and proof of concepts
  • Support project teams during the implementation and transition phases
  • Supervise the implementation of the requirements executed by application engineers until the deployment of the solution within the production environment
  • Mentor engineers to share your knowledge and experience
  • Continuous follow-up of M365 ecosystem evolution and roadmap
Profile
  • You are passionate about Microsoft 365 ecosystem, and feel comfortable in using
  • Thorough Office 365 expertise across most features and services
  • Hard won experience of deploying Office 365 into large organisations, being able to identify pain points and lessons learned when designing solutions and providing guidance to others
  • 10y experience in IT infrastructure architecture/design within a complex IT environment
  • 5y experience in IT architecture
  • Bachelor and/or Master degree in computer science, information technology, telecom engineering and/or equivalent professional experiences
  • Can work independently, eager to learn, and have a can-do mentality
  • Excellent customer facing skills, able to communicate at all levels of an organisation, from C-Suite to the service desk
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills (partnering, stakeholder management, consulting)
  • Demonstrated excellence in consultative, presentation, verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analysis
  • Demonstrated project management & facilitation skills
Required Skills
  • In depth knowledge of Office 365 E3/E5, Enterprise Mobility + Security E3/E5, Windows E3/E5
  • Hands-on experience with SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, Hybrid identity and Azure AD, O365 Groups, Microsoft information protection, O365 / Defender Advance Threat Protection, Intune
  • PowerShell knowledge
  • Technical experience in several Microsoft Infrastructure technologies such as: Windows Server 2008+, Active Directory and Group Policy, ADFS; Microsoft Exchange 2016+; Microsoft Virtualization; Microsoft Windows Desktop Deployment; Microsoft System Center; Microsoft SharePoint 2016+; Microsoft Skype for Business; SQL Server
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