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SharePoint Architect
Ref No.: 16-01421
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement


·         Understand business goals and drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solution

·         Be versed in SharePoint platform architecture, related technologies and their interdependencies

·         Gather technical requirements, assess client capabilities and analyse findings to provide appropriate infrastructure recommendations and solution direction

·         Create the conceptual, logical and physical design for SharePoint-based solutions

·         Research, analyse, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems

·         Learn and adopt new tools and techniques to increase performance

·         Share best practices with internal team members and clients

·         Collaborate as part of larger delivery teams which may include project managers, business analysts, architects, developers, visual designers and change management professionals

·         Provide technical direction and oversight to SharePoint implementation teams


·         B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience

·         5+ years project experience deploying intranets, extranets, collaborative work spaces, company portals or departmental websites

·         3+ years architecting and implementing SharePoint farm infrastructure and topologies

·         Project experience implementing content management solutions that focus on workflow management, document archiving, content creation, and deployment strategies for web-focused business teams or  consumers

·         Deep SharePoint product knowledge and understanding of product features including:

·         Content types

·         Lists and libraries

·         Workflow

·         Document management

·         Feature framework

·         Publishing infrastructure

·         Experience configuring and tuning SQL Server to support SharePoint

·         Experience configuring and tuning IIS 7 and above

·         Experience with Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), SAML, claims, web Single Sign-on (SSO), OAuth and related authentication technologies

·         Transport Layer Security / SSL principles and management

·         Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)

·         Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare and Hyper-V

·         Practical experience sizing SharePoint hardware and storage needs

·         Relational database design principles

·         Object Oriented design principles

·         Strong analytical problem solving ability

·         Good presentation skills

·         Good written and verbal communication skills

·         Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team

·         Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques

·         High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns and usage

·         Understanding of SharePoint 2013 App Model development principles

·         3+ years previous consulting experience, especially with Microsoft Gold Partners or Big 4 consulting firms


·         Practical experience implementing SharePoint 2013

·         MVC and modern web development experience (.NET, C#, HTML5, jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS3)

·         Experience with Microsoft Azure and cloud-based development and deployment

·         Experience with Office 365 and SharePoint Online

·         Production experience with deployment and management of SharePoint 2013 Apps