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SharePoint Consultant
JO-1903-4920
Houston
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Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.


Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 4,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 25 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.


Join Houston's Technology Enablement team as a SharePoint Consultant and help deliver engaging, modern web portals and applications in a growing practice at one of the Nation’s top rated consultancies. As a member of the Technology Enablement team, you will analyze, design and architect SharePoint-based solutions to address our clients’ collaboration and communication needs. We are looking for a sharp, disciplined, and self-motivated individual who has a passion for utilizing the SharePoint platform to solve real business problems for our customers.


Job Title: SharePoint Architect

Responsibilities:

  • 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 analyze findings to provide appropriate infrastructure recommendations and solution direction
  • Create the conceptual, logical and physical design for SharePoint-based solutions
  • Research, analyze, 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

Qualifications: 

  • 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

Desired

  • 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


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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