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SharePoint Architect at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Foster City, California

Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities

·         Provide SharePoint Solutions to Delivery Projects.

·         Actively Participate in the Requirement gathering and analyzing the scope of the requirement,

·         Work with the stake holders of the project to fulfill the requirements, and meet quality and performance     goals

·         Perform the detailed design of application architecture components.

·         Participate in design level code construction.

·         Participate in quality reviews, and ensure that the application satisfies the requirements.

·         Participate in transitions of the designs to the programmers, and ensure a clear and complete understanding of the designs.

·         Supervise the programmers in completing the development tasks.

·         Evaluate Internal and External SharePoint Resources for SharePoint team requirements.

·         Complete all appropriate documentation required by the programmers, testers, Deployment team, and       Application Management team that will maintain the application.

·         Assist team in build and test the application architecture components.

·         SharePoint RFP Solutioning (Development and migration of O365, SP2013, SP2010 opportunities).

·         Contributing White papers, Best Practices, Case studies to the SharePoint Competency group

  Enable/Conduct SharePoint Trainings.


Required Skill

·         Strong technical skills in SharePoint. Needs to be Hands-On.

·         Decision making skills and ability to provide good design options to business for their requirements.

·         Clear understanding of role of architect in SDLC life cycle and also understanding of architect role in comparison to other roles like BA, tech lead, SDM etc.

·         Ability to provide guidance to team on design decisions.

·         Understanding of big picture like.

·         What are requirements that business has and what are the capabilities of SharePoint.

·         What is possible to do in SharePoint and does it make sense to use SharePoint for the requirement

·         Analyze and design SP applications on O365, SP2013, SP2010 and MOSS 2007.

Experience in migrating from 2007 to 2010\2013

·         Have expertise in Visual Studio, InfoPath Forms, SharePoint Designer, K2 forms & workflows, Nintex workflows.

·         Should have working knowledge of Scripting languages like JavaScript/Jquery, HTML, XML,

·         PowerShell and programming languages like C#, ASP.NET.

·         SQL server database management activities relevant to SharePoint.

·         Have worked on customizations and custom web part development in SP.

·         Develop and provide best practices solutions and governance policies.


Preferred Skills:

·         Office 365\SharePoint online migration through 3rd party tools

·         Troubleshoot OS and Network\Firewall issues.

·         Analyze business needs and provide relevant solutions for implementing business processes

Develop Nintex workflows .

·         Experience in HTML and JavaScript.

·         Knowledge in 3rd part SharePoint add-ons like DocAve, Bamboo and Kwizcom web parts.

·         Knowledge of different authentication mechanisms used in SharePoint including FBA, OAuth and SSO.

·         Experience in BCS and BI.



We are looking for applicants who have a flair for technology and are willing to take up challenging assignments.



***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission.  Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.


**Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.