AECOM Office 365 Technical Architect - Telecommute/Remote in Tampa, Florida

United States of America - Florida, Tampa

Job Summary

This position can be located anywhere in the United States.

As the Office 365 Technical Architect, you will provide Office 365 (O365) architecture services for AECOM globally as a platform expert in Corporate IT Enterprise Applications.

The ideal candidate should have a deep seated knowledge of Office 365 collaboration tools and SharePoint (on-premise and online versions).

As a O365 Architect at AECOM, you will be required to:

  • Serve as the IT subject matter expert (SME) for all of the supported O365 Collaboration Tools (SharePointTeams, Planner, PowerApps, OneNote and OneDrive)

  • Define the service offerings and establish direction, governance, provisioning and best practices for all of the supported O365 collaboration tools

  • Oversee and work closely with SharePoint team members and other stakeholders to analyze infrastructure related issues with SharePoint internal and external facing on- premise environments. Directly interface with internal customers to provide guidance and analytical insight

  • Provide dedicated SharePoint administrative support for AECOMONLINE (extranet environment at Rackspace):

  • Maintenance of SharePoint servers in relation to upgrades, patches and monitoring on the farm

  • Oversee and advise on migration activities associated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) performed by the vendor

  • Provide backup support when SharePoint Administrator is unavailable.

  • Ongoing site decommissioning and archival (currently in progress)

  • SharePoint 2013 (currently in progress)

  • Assist with Okta Account Management for external Non-AECOM users

  • Work with the infrastructure, identity management, network services, security and development teams for project-based assignments including proof-of-concept, analysis, design/architecture and deployment coordination for multiple and evolving on-premise SharePoint and SharePoint online environments.


  • Strategic guidance and technical leadership on Office 365 collaboration tools and SharePoint Infrastructure projects

  • Technical accountability throughout project lifecycle

  • Oversight of infrastructure, capacity and performance planning

  • Work closely with project managers, team members and other stakeholders to analyze problems, define requirements and develop solutions.

  • Ensure adherence to security requirements and processes to maintain highest level of protection for the on premise and Cloud environments

  • Solution Prototyping and Design

  • Deploy and maintain third-party add-ons

  • Provide guidance and direction on administrator responsibilities to include farm maintenance, administration and configuration as needed.

  • Provide clear concise guidance and direction to external consultants and 3rd party vendors on day to day support of the environments and on project related work

  • Production and maintenance of high quality technical documentation

  • Review and implement technical standards including quality reviews

  • Mentoring, leadership and knowledge sharing

  • Lead multiple projects with multiple resources including 3rd parties and external vendors.

  • Maintain excellent knowledge about existing and emerging technologies, and lead analyses as required to support the technology roadmap

Minimum Requirements

  • A 4-year degree in a computer-related discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 6+ years working as a SharePoint Architecture with a minimum of 3 years supporting and managing collaboration tools in the Office 365 environment

  • Experience establishing authentication solutions, security models, identity management, governance, and best practices for on premise SharePoint, SharePoint Online, and other O365 collaborative environments

  • Experience implementing and/or administrating Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016

  • Experience in configuring SharePoint Online

  • Strong PowerShell experience required

  • Strong networking skills required, including WAN/VPN

  • Experience in configuring SharePoint Hybrid preferred

  • Ability to balance on-going projects with day to day emergencies, and manage expectations accordingly

  • Ability to express difficult and complex concepts clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, and translate technical terms into business language

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive service-oriented working relationships with peers, project consultants, vendors and cross-functional team members from a variety of business functions

  • Ability to write clear, logical reports and instructions

  • Ability to work independently on assigned projects with limited supervision

  • Experience in working with a fast-paced, collaborative, matrixed, and team-based project environment

  • Should be well organized, self-motivated and able to prioritize and multi-task in high-pressure situations

  • Ability to meet establish priorities and schedules

  • US Citizenship required

This position can be located anywhere in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Certification in relevant areas

  • Experience with Google Analytics

  • Knowledge of Coveo (federated search tool)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194890BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.