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Senior SharePoint Engineer

Requisition ID:  45849
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Nov 18, 2023


Senior SharePoint Engineer


The Fitch Group is seeking a Senior SharePoint Engineer to join their Collaboration Services team in our New York office.

Collaboration, specifically SharePoint, is paramount to the success of how Fitch employees work on a daily basis, and this role will be pivotal in enabling and expanding these capabilities.

In this role, you will be responsible for implementing, configuring and supporting various Microsoft Office 365 components, with a focus on SharePoint Online.  Other components include: Azure AD, Teams, OneDrive, Exchange Online and Intune. The ideal candidate should have broad knowledge of technology, with a focus on SharePoint, collaboration and end user technologies.  The person should also have experience working with stakeholders integrating business applications with collaboration technologies. This role reports to the Sr. Director of Collaboration Services.


What We Offer:

  • Become part of a fast-growing, diverse team that has doubled over the past 18 months
  • Excellent opportunities for growth in a highly visible role
  • Great chance to learn exciting new skills within the broader technology organization


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Function as the Subject Matter Expert for Fitch’s M365 SharePoint Online environment
  • Responsible for the day-to-day engineering and support of Microsoft 365 services: SharePoint Online, Teams, OneDrive, Exchange Online and Azure AD
  • Configure SharePoint Online sites and document libraries, including permissions, content types and metadata. 
  • Partner with business stakeholders and technology partners to integrate SharePoint Online and other M365 collaboration platforms with business applications and processes
  • Drive the enterprise migration of disparate file shares into SharePoint Online
  • Provide input and drive strategic business uses for the M365 and SharePoint platforms
  • Manage Security and Compliance policies within M365 in relation to ensuring the platform is secure and managed. This includes, but not limited to, internal and external document sharing, data classification and Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Drive integration of 3rd party governance and provisioning tools for SharePoint, Teams and OneDrive
  • Troubleshoot technical escalations from IT Operations and Service Desk staff 


What You Need to Have:

  • 7-10 years of experience in Information Technology 
  • 5+ years of Microsoft Office 365 engineering and support experience 
  • Strong hands-on experience with SharePoint Online
  • Experience with SharePoint migrations from on-prem environments
  • Hands-on experience with Active Directory and Azure AD
  • Proven experience implementing and applying online collaboration technologies to strategic business initiatives 
  • Strong security mindset when applying end user technologies
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated and team-oriented
  • Strong focus on the end user experience
  • Organizational, presentation, and communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with change and excel in high-stress situations 
  • Prior experience working in a regulated industry
  • Experience managing multiple collaboration platforms


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Experience with Microsoft Power platform (Power Apps, Power Automate and PowerBI)
  • PowerShell scripting a plus




Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.


Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


FOR NEW YORK ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $140,000 and $150,000.   Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.







***This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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