Are you interested in working on a Team that is leading the charge to build and roll out a comprehensive unified collaboration services and tools strategy?Do you thrive in a customer centric environment, interacting and guiding stakeholders across many different and diverse ‘businesses’ which only a large research University setting may offer?
If you are a dynamic and motivated individual, who ‘leans’ in, sees change and challenges as opportunities, and wants to lead, collaborate and influence in your next role, then the Collaborations Solutions Architect just may be the perfect opportunity for you.
The Collaboration Solutions Architect will support the strategy to optimize the value of collaboration services and products by improving existing services, or deploying new services and support models, which meet the greater and most common campus collaboration, productivity and utility needs.
This role will serve in an operational and project-based capacity focusing on commercially available products, mainly software as a service, collaboration platforms and solutions.
Proactively evaluate existing offering and technologies against vendor product roadmaps, competing products, requests for new products and market trends in order to meet current and future campus needs.
Work with customer stakeholder/advisory groups, vendors and internal staff in assessing, architecting and deploying services and products to align and scale with the University.Drive improvements in efficiency and quality through cost-effective delivery models and support processes.
Understand the Customers business problems or needs and help support the Customer's selection, use and further adoption of a service.Provide education and knowledge which will enable Customers to become more proficient.Develop metrics which demonstrate value and adoption of services.
Lead the development of assessments, architectural models and planning documentation which demonstrates how the current and future collaboration needs of University will be met in an innovative, consistent, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable manner.
You should have...
Experience architecting, configuring and supporting enterprise collaboration software, specifically cloud-based services and vendor packaged ‘off the self’ configurable solutions.
Knowledge of modern authentication and federated services for cloud products and integration with on-premises directory and other services is desired.
Experience developing and carrying out consistent operational standards and practices in process, documentation, and incident and change management.
Cloud, Software as a Service, Collaboration Platforms
O365 administration, including SharePoint administration for both SharePoint on premise infrastructure as well as O365 SharePoint Online.
Experience with O365 Governance and Provisioning.Experience with SharePoint Online site collection provisioning, site settings, site configurations and workflow experience.
What are Cornell's rewards and benefits?
We hope you appreciate great benefits. Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
Our benefits program includes comprehensive health care options, access to wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and generous retirement contributions.
Our leave provisions include three weeks of vacation and 12 holidays: e.g., an end-of-year winter break, from December 25 through January 1.
Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.
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No relocation assistance is available for this position.
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