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IT Architect, Microsoft 365 Solution

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!

Location:

850 76th Street S.W. - Byron Center, Michigan 49315

Job Description:

The IT Architect, Microsoft 365 Solution utilizes experience and knowledge of Microsoft 365 architecture, administration, and best practice recommendations combined with experience with Microsoft Exchange-Exchange online, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft SharePoint, Azure Active Directory, OneDrive, Yammer, and Azure stack to assist SpartanNash users with the design, develop/build and deploy messaging and collaborations solutions. This position relies on experience in technical solutions development using Microsoft platforms.

Specific duties include: (1) coordinate with leaders to understand business requirement and convert it into Technical requirements for project lifecycle management; (2) lead project design, development, and deploying solutions involving Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online. Power platform and Azure stack using Technology reference models; (3) provide technical direction and solutions to architectural, development, and operational teams on assigned projects; (4) design support for the organization's application systems, components, and infrastructure with best practice implementation; (5) lead architectural framework for application systems and information system development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts; (6) formulate criteria for and execute proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms; (7) understand the interactions between systems, applications, and services within the environment, and evaluate the impact of changes, additions, or decommissions; (8) analyze systems and determine the exact testing to perform to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements; (9) define and develop technology strategy, standards, roadmaps, and practices; (10) address problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration; (11) lead collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities; (12) participate in enterprise project prioritization planning with management; (13) provide technical assistance to development and operations teams on new system projects and existing systems, provide formal skills development training organize employee workshops; (14) develop and document best practices and automate redundant tasks; (15) define policies and best industry practices around Microsoft 365 and Azure; (16) responsible for leadership and delivery of project-based assignments that encompass system architecture, proof-of-concept, and deployment services; (17) perform system reviews of client telephony environments and prepare findings documents outlining short and long-term strategies; (18) provide solution consulting spanning full-lifecycle technical leadership from requirements gathering to implementation, transition, and operations; and (19) design test scenarios/cases for Microsoft 365 suite, including Teams, Exchange, SharePoint, Power Automate. OneDrive, and Yammer. Up to 5% of domestic travel required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
• 5 years related (progressive, postbaccalaureate) experience in technical solutions development using Microsoft platforms.
• Must also have 24 months of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following:
1) leading project design, development, and deploying solutions involving Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online. Power platform and Azure stack using Technology reference models;
2) providing solution consulting spanning full-lifecycle technical leadership from requirements gathering to implementation, transition, and operations;
3) designing test scenarios/cases for Microsoft 365 suite, including Teams, Exchange, SharePoint, Power Automate. OneDrive, and Yammer;
4) leading architectural framework for application systems and information system development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts; and
5) utilizing experience with Microsoft Exchange-Exchange online, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft SharePoint, Azure Active Directory, OneDrive, Yammer, and Azure stack.

Up to 5% of domestic travel required.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

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