SharePoint Architect

Viastorm - Overland Park, KS

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $130,000 a year
Position Description:
ViaStorm, Inc is a partner with Microsoft, Symantec, VMware, and others. We provide Microsoft Technology Consulting Services and specialize in SharePoint, Unified Communications, Virtualization, and Cloud Services. ViaStorm is seeking proven SharePoint Architect with a successful background of designing and helping to implement large scale SharePoint environments.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Knowledge and understanding of software architecture principles as applies to enterprise, solutions and application architectures
Understanding of SOA, SaaS, Business Intelligence, Information management, knowledge management, Integration, Data Management, Portals, RIA etc
Solid knowledge and experience on Microsoft technology landscape including various server products such as MOSS.
Microsoft platform and technologies based Projects - 6+ years
Overall software development experience - 9+ years
Prior consulting / contracting experience preferred
Excellent oral and written skills, teamwork attitude and ability to learn quickly

Required Experience:
Provide detailed architecture analysis and design, and direction on the development activities
Provide leadership in gaining insight on functional and non-functional requirements related to technical delivery of the project.
Lead the effort to validate all architecture anomalies to conclusion.
Assist in creation of prototypes, POCs, presentations, collateral etc
Acting as an SME and a technology consultant, offer educated solution recommendations to customers for given problem definitions. Where applicable, assist in fine-tuning the problem/solution space
Provide documentation on all architecture decisions and best practice approaches to implementing the architecture design based on communication with project teams.
Design and development of enterprise applications on Microsoft platform
Solid understanding of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) product and Windows SharePoint
Services technology platform. Good understanding of Microsoft Information Worker infrastructure and architecture.
Understanding of related products such as Project server, Forms server, InfoPath etc would be plus.
Active experience with customizing intranet and internet sites on MOSS and understanding of underlying technologies such as CAML
Proficient with tools such as SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, VSS, VSTS, etc
Experience with creation and modification of master/layout pages, web parts and other components.
Experience with MOSS Central Administration, MySite, Lists, Content types, workflows etc
Working understanding of MOSS web services, BDC, Excel services etc desired.
Solid understanding of .Net framework, ASP.NET, Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows communication foundation, ASP.NET Ajax framework

As an architect, create the architectural deliverables for the project. Recommend best-in-class solution architecture identifying functional as well non-functional parameters
Act as a senior technical resource at client locations and guide the project teams as well as customer on important technological decisions
As a technical leader, ensure smooth and top-quality delivery of project in collaboration with project manager and the project team
Participate in design, code, test reviews cycles.
Take individual responsibility in self-growth to server clients in a better fashion

Technical Skills:
ASP.NET VB.NET or C#, Microsoft T-SQL, Oracle DB, PL/SQL, SQL Server 2005, J2ee, HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, Web Services

Other Skills:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) which should help you to put forth your view in crisp and concise manner
Professional and consultative mindset with commitment for excellent customer service
Ability to patiently explain the technology and products to customers in layman’s terms
Ability to come up with creative solutions for ambiguous problems
Travel is required

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