Platform Technical Lead - Collaboration


Boston, MA

Industry: Financial Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 279 days ago

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Job Function

As a Collaboration Platform Lead, your primary function will be to work with the business units, analysts, project managers and senior leadership of the firm in the definition, design, development and support of the Office365 platform. In addition to Office365, you may also be responsible for other collaboration platforms. A successful Collaboration Platform Lead is a seasoned professional, qualified to drive the vision and direction for O365 across the firm, ensuring the product strategy and roadmap align with cross functional business needs with a focus on document management and collaboration. This role requires a consultative and solutions oriented approach, with the ability to proactively influence the business. This role will allow you to combine your consulting background, product management leadership and influencing skills in order to drive continuous functional and technical improvement across the collaboration platform.

Job Skills and Abilities

Must be logical and detail-oriented

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent project management skills

Ability to keep up with new business and technical concepts

Has a general understanding of LeanSix Sigma and Process Change Management principles to participate in engineering processes, reduce redundancy, and increase efficiency

Experience delivering with agile and iterative methodologies, solving problems within high-performance, real-time, distributed systems

Minimum three years?experience with web technologies e.g. JavaScript, CSS, HTML, XML etc.

One to three years of demonstrated technical experience in O365 customization and development with strong Site Administration skills

Strong knowledge with creating customizations utilizing the SharePoint web interface and/or Visual Studio

Proactively match business needs to existing O365 features and capabilities to solve business problems

Ability to design custom web front-end interfaces and branding for sites and sub-sites

Experience managing a multi-functional O365 implementations

One to three years demonstrated familiarity with enterprise search products


Manage the Office365 product life cycle including strategic planning, project design, issue resolution, and vendor relationship management.

Solicit and manage partner relationships with a focus on document management and collaboration with SharePoint, Teams and OneDrive throughout the organization

Communicate a product vision regularly through detailed, written product requirements, roadmap documents and presentations.

Identify new product/platform capabilities as they become available.

Identify future opportunities to leverage integration between platforms and business units

Maintain an agile product backlog, closely monitoring the product delivery and providing feedback on product requirements and user experience

Responsible for the development and oversight of business and systems requirements

Ensure that all enhancements/changes and upgrades are implemented per specification and in a compliant manner

Assist in the planning of technical supportinfrastructure through the creation of service level agreements; assists in the transition from application development to support; ensures that appropriate support is available to clients in a timely and efficient manner.

Responsible for maintaining and/or improving overall product scalability.

Ability to configure SharePoint in order to meet process, functional and security needs of the business

Responsible for defining, and communicating the ongoing application support model for business users

Develop reports/dashboard for project on milestones, deliverables, risks and budget

Provide analysis and recommendations in support of business functions and related applications and systems

$100K - $130K