Share Point Consultant , 12 yrs exp , @ Chennai


A SharePoint Developer with solid SharePoint Developement/Admin experience for immediate opportunities. The candidate should have 12+ years in the role of architect and/or developer on SharePoint projects. Successful candidates will also possess background experience with database and server administration and maintenance. This is a high-visibility, user-facing role which demands daily interaction with end-users. The Candidate must be very comfortable interacting with end-users on a regular basis, listening to problems & issues, defining requirements, negotiating demanding problem resolution deadlines, managing expectations in such a way as to always be perceived as a teammate & colleague to the end-users.

Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 12 + years of relevant working experience including:
    • Experience with SharePoint support, triaging of level 1/2/3 issues, and addressing critical issues in a timely manner
    • Proven implementation, upgrade, and migration experience with Microsoft SharePoint (specifically versions 2007, 2010, 2013, and O365)
    • Hands on experience in the analysis, planning, designing, testing, deploying, and administration of a complex SharePoint environment (2007, 2010, 2013)
    • Experience managing and supporting complex SharePoint environments utilizing best practices, governance models, taxonomy, metadata, and site collections/structure
    • Experience in aspects of administrating a SharePoint farm including:
      • Topology and physical architecture
      • Site collections
      • Performance and scalability
      • Security
      • Search
      • Workflows
      • Monitoring
      • Performance tuning, optimization, and workload balancing
      • Development, test, sandbox environments
      • Active Directory (AD) and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
      • SQL Server (2005, 2008, 2012)
    • Experience with a SharePoint implementation that incorporates one or more of the following:
      • Custom .NET application built within SharePoint
      • Business Intelligence
      • Business Connectivity Services (BCS)
      • Custom branding
      • Social tools such as Yammer
      • Mobile deployment
    • Experience with project methodology techniques and documentation (e.g., waterfall & agile)
    • Expertise in all phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) including initial design/analysis of portal solutions through deployment of the solution
    • Experience gathering and understanding client system requirements for SharePoint enhancements
    • Experience performing gap analysis between package delivered functionality and client’s requirements
    • Experience mapping client requirements to SharePoint application functionality, and identifying creative work-arounds or customizing development when necessary
    • Experience training client personnel on the usage and administration of the SharePoint application and developing data conversion and testing strategies
    • Experience developing high level project work plans
    • Experience developing specifications and coordinating with technical team members on resolving support issues and enhancement requirements

Preferred Skills:

  • At least one relevant SharePoint certification
  • Knowledge and/or experience in other Microsoft technologies such as SQL Server technologies (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS)
  • Prior consulting experience in a consulting firm or professional services firm
  • Prior experience managing and coordinating with offshore technical team to deliver support and enhancement requirements

Professional Skills:

  • Effective English written and verbal communications, including the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical users
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with Executives
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work well both in teams and independently

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