Country:

Malaysia

Cities:

Kuala Lumpur

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

At Avanade, business and technology consulting isn't just your career…it's your passion. And that means more than just working with new innovations. It means using technology to solve business problems in ways that make a real difference to you, your customers, and the world.

At Avanade, we:

  • Are passionate about pushing the limits of Microsoft technologies to help our customers achieve their goals 
  • Thrive on open dialogue and debate. We share best practices and solve problems through teamwork. 
  • Are committed to growth - as an organization and for everyone.

As a Microsoft Office 365 Manager, you will lead to design, develop, test and lead the implementation of mission critical enterprise Office 365 solutions that may also require the Web sites, Analytics, AI, Office and other advanced components of Microsoft technology. You will also be able to communicate the business benefits and capabilities delivered by MS Office 365 in ways that the business users can understand.

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for creation of the Office 365 solution components, which may include Exchange Online, Sharepoint Online, Skype for Business including Enterprise Voice and Microsoft Teams, etc. 
  • Worked on pre-sales and project delivery work within the cloud services space, which included implementations and/or migrations of on premise applications to Office 365, including Exchange Online, Sharepoint Online, Skype for Business including Enterprise Voice and Microsoft Teams. 
  • Designs, constructs, tests, implements and optimizes systems to enable and support business functions using SharePoint technologies, Office 365 and related technologies.
  • Researches technical environment and system needs. 
  • Defines scope, plans, and deliverables for assigned projects. 
  • Collects detailed user and technical requirements. Works with others to analyze collected requirements, translate into programming solutions, and ensure that identified solutions meet customer needs and expectations. 
  • Designs, constructs, tests, and implements basic integrated solutions and distributed computing solutions for the customer and Avanade. 
  • Monitors performance to identify and help resolve system problems. 
  • Investigates and resolves problems on selected software products and standard systems. Learning to apply appropriate tools to analyze, identify, and resolve technical problems. 
  • Participates in standard solution implementations, upgrades, enhancements and conversions. 
  • Maintains security, integrity, and business continuity controls and documents. 
  • Builds knowledge on emerging tools, techniques and technologies.
  • Apart from technical skills, to also possess experience in managing teams within various workstreams, monitoring and reviewing work products and deliverables.
  • Managing timelines and reporting of status, risks and issues to relevant parties within the project.
  • Some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods, options and procedures to undertake, for longer term solution viability. 
  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
  • Manages large to medium sized teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Avanade and Accenture.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field. 
  • Minimum total of 8 years of experience with .NET development and MS Collaboration tools and more recent Office 365 experiences, which may include implementations and/or migration of Sharepoint, MS Outlook, Skype, Teams, etc and other Office 365 components. 
  • Demonstrated experience in Office 365 implementations (including Sharepoint) and development of custom solutions using the MS Cloud platform. Ability to work with various SharePoint application development capabilities including server-side, REST APIs, Web Services, SPFx. 
  • Understanding of On-Premise, Cloud and Hybrid solutions; how to target applications to each of these and implications of storing data in each of these.
  • A results-oriented professional who is always looking to make a difference through technology and innovation.
  • Able to interact with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture and Avanade, involving matters that may require acceptance of an alternate approach.
  • Good connections into partner ecosystem for specifically for SharePoint, in bringing in additional capabilities such as advanced workflows, Intranet-in-a-Box, Records Management and content migration
  • Backend (C#) and Front End (Javascript) coding skills. Knowledge and experience of front-end frameworks and ability to determine correct framework(s) for given scenario. 
  • A self-motivated professional with excellent hands-on experience working on component-based applications in a distributed environment. 
  • Good customer-facing and independent work skills. 
  • Possess strong MS platform knowledge and skills. 
  • Possess knowledge and experience in developing, customizing and implementing software solutions. 
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies including both Agile and Waterfall methods; ability to determine relevant methodologies based on client and solution needs. 
  • Preferred Certifications: SharePoint/Office 365 (in relevant areas) and MCPD Certified, MCSD Certified. Agile Scrum or PMI/PRINCE2 would be beneficial.
  • Strong and excellent organizational, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. 
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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.