Prodentify is a boutique recruitment firm focused on leadership & strategic hiring for the Technology, Consulting, Consumer and Services domains in India. We have been retained to hire an Architect for the Microsoft SharePoint practice at a client co. of ours - a mid-sized IT Services firm, for its Delhi-NCR Offshore Development Centre. This co., initially founded in the US, is more than a decade old, operates at CMMi Level 5 and has a strong global top-line along with very healthy profitability that has been constantly improving YoY.
Application Services, IT Infra Engg., SMAC solutions, End User Computing, Outsourced Product Engg. and Staff Augmentation are the major businesses at the firm, employing close to 1400 full-time employees across the globe, with major focus on Americas.
A Microsoft Gold Partner, the co. has a strong SharePoint practice, with over 50 dedicated resources and multi-million dollars of revenue contribution to the company's top-line. A strategic investment by the co., the practice is set to exponentiate further from here on and has tremendous opportunities of professional growth for this position that is a senior management role at the organization, reporting directly to the top management.
The following are the key constituents of the profile requirements for the job that an ideal candidate should fulfill to qualify for an application:
Overall relevant experience of 10 - 15 years and hands-on working experience of more than 3 years as an MS SharePoint Architect, along with a degree in engg. or computer applications
Expertise in presenting solution to all new customers and resolve their issues
Strong at MS SharePoint Technologies (SharePoint 2013/SharePoint 2010/MOSS 2007 & Office 365/SharePoint Online)
Experienced in the architecture, design & development of large and complex applications & services using the above-mentioned & MS .NET technologies
Must have working knowledge of implementation of all phases of SDLC and quality processes followed in such life-cycle, and also having in depth exposure of different SDLC models like Agile, Waterfall etc.
Must have some experience in migrating/moving SharePoint databases (including configuration database, content database, search database, SSPs etc.) from one database server to another without even touching the SharePoint central administration & without even running SharePoint configuration wizard
Coach the team by providing clear career objectives, priorities, technical advice and performance reviews
Hire & grow world class software developers; motivate team to go above and beyond
Know & care about what customers want from our service - and be willing to stand up for it!
Work with product managers, user experience designers, test engineers, QA analysts, consultants, and program managers to ensure that the co. build tools that wows all internal & external clients
Translate complex functional & technical requirements into detailed software development sprint plans and release schedules
Assign & track deliverables to make sure your team meets internal & external deadlines
Essential skills are project experience, technical skills, and very importantly, soft skills
Ability to map user requirements to standard SharePoint features, identify customization areas, estimate the customization effort and translate the analyzed requirements to design using SharePoint
Consulting aptitude to be able to provide support to pre-sales and assisting clients in decision-making process
Strong Technical leadership - should be able to build technical capability and mentor
Must have worked on most of the following:
- Web Part Development - identify standard and custom development & execute Search Customization
- Workflow development - strong understanding of modeling workflows and developing portal solution based on the workflows
- Integration experience with third party SW & tools
- Installation & configuration of SharePoint Performance Optimizations
- Deployment - worked with KPIs, Excel Services, BDC, BI
Experience in development using .NET architectural models including .NET Framework, CLR, XML, C#, JQuery, ASP.Net, VS.Net, Team Foundation Server, Silver Light and WCF