Principal Consultant - SharePoint

11 - 15 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Dallas, TX
11 - 15 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Are you a Match? We have an immediate need for a professional with a solution focused mindset to help our customers solve business challenges through the use oftechnology. The ideal consultant is an individual whowants to be part of an energetic, innovative and successful team. If you have a strong background in leading teams to build scalable, high-quality, and high-performance applications on the Microsofttechnologystack, Sparkhound is interested in you joining our team.

As a Principal SharePoint Consultant you will 

  • Lead the delivery of projects and solutions to completion in a team environment while demonstrating a consultative personality, leadership mindset and collaborative communication style.
  • Have a background in business application development with strong understanding of collaboration, intranet, extranet and public internet solutions, specifically on SharePointtechnologies.
  • Leverage an understanding of Enterprise Content Management, Records Management, Web Content Management and Collaboration concepts to build high quality intranet, extranet and public internet style solutions for customers. 
  • Integrate SharePoint focused solutions with customer business solutions through integration using Business Connectivity Services, Web Services and Data Integrationtechnologies. 
  • Create Information Architecture design competencies that will enable customers to classify and locate information quickly and efficiently.
  • Create customer branded solutions leveraging marketing assets that deliver a high quality experience of end customers. 
  • Design solutions for customers that target SharePoint Online, SharePoint On-Premise or hybrid approaches based on customer requirements. 
  • Design and develop custom workflow solutions to tailor solutions to enterprise process needs.
  • Mentor and/or manage teammates in the development of consultative and technical skills to maintain a high performance customer delivery team.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned. 

 Professional Qualifications 

  • Four-yeardegree (or work experience equivalent) and 10+ years of experience with SharePoint and .NET development technologies. 
  • Ability to deliver presentations on SharePoint focused topics to technical audiences in a customer or conference setting.
  • Ability to capture customer scope and engagement requirements and develop Level of Effort, Proposal or Statement of Work deliverables to support the sales process. 
  • Understanding of a consulting sales pipeline and demonstrate the ability to collaborate with sales team resources to advance or close sales opportunities in the pipeline.
  • Ability to consult with clients to understand their business needs and build solutions that cater to those needs
  • Familiarity with development operations (DevOps) practices and procedures, team development and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Technical Qualifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate skills and applicable experience in the following technical roles:

SharePoint Administration

  • Platforms: SharePoint2010, 2013, 2016
  • Powershell 3.0 and SharePoint Cmdlet Library 
  • Site Topology Planning and Database, Front End, Search and Indexing Configuration
  • Site Provisioning, Content Database Management and Capacity Planning
  • Security and Authentication Management 
  • Patch Management 
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Backup and Restore Operations
  • Storage Planning and Management
  • SharePoint2007/2010 Site Content Migration Practices and Tools
  • Business Connectivity Services Configuration Management
  • Hosting Platforms: Office 365, Azure IaaS, Amazon Web Services, Windows Server

SharePoint Development

  • Platforms: SharePoint2010, 2013, 2016
  • Workflow Engines: Workflow Foundation 4, Workflow Manager Client 1.0, SharePoint Designer Workflow, K2 and Nintex
  • Programming Languages: C# or VB.NET, ASP.NET, jQuery, JSON
  • SharePoint APIs: CAML, CSOM, REST API
  • Frameworks: .NET Framework 3.0, 3.5, 4.5
  • Scripting: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS
  • Database Engines: SQL Server
  • Lifecycle Tools: Team Foundation Server, Git
  • Powershell 3.0 and SharePoint Cmdlet Library
  • SharePoint Provider Hosted Applications
  • Web Part and App Part Development Model
  • Information Architecture and Managed Metadata
  • Business Connectivity Services Data Integration
  • Hosting Platforms: Office 365, Azure IaaS, Amazon Web Services, Windows Server

What else would help me stand out? 

  • Reporting Frameworks: SQL Server Reporting Services, PowerBI
  • User Experience: SharePoint Designer, Responsive UI Design, Multi-Form Factor UX Design
  • Business Systems: SAP, SalesForce, Dynamics CRM, Dynamics AX
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Release Management Planning


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