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Technical Development Lead (SharePoint & M365)

Requisition ID:  45791
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Nov 21, 2023


SharePoint and Microsoft 365 Technical Lead


Fitch is seeking a strong Development Lead  to improve our critical custom solutions using Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365, based out of our New York office. The ideal candidate is someone who:


  • Led development of technically complex systems using Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365 and C#.NET.
  • Is currently hands-on in developing custom SharePoint Add-In and configuration.
  • Has experience working in Agile environment


What We Offer:

  • Exceptional chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope.
  • High-achieving diversified team.
  • Excellent exposure to the latest technology.


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Work in Agile Environment to Design and Architect the program
  • Work closely with squad’s Product Owners / Business Analyst/Enterprise Architects to understand requirements and advise on technical solutions
  • Architect and design applications and databases in conjunction with the Architecture and User Experience Chapters.
  • Code and test applications.
  • Review delivered applications for compliance with designs.
  • Work with the Quality Analysts to ensure that the framework and coding standards are adhered to.
  • Liaise with users and colleagues globally for the development and support of the software.
  • Provide production support and help set support technical best practices
  • Conduct Technical Explorations and POCs to improve the teams systems.
  • Work with Product Owner and Scrum master on Sprint Ceremonies
  • Identify methods, approaches and technologies that may improve our software development processes.
  • Troubleshooting and Debugging applications.


What You Need to Have:


  • 10+ years of relevant software development experience
  • Strong expertise in SharePoint Online, Office 365, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Web APIs, Windows Services
  • Proven experience in SharePoint Online development using SharePoint framework (SpFx), React JS, Typescript, CSOM.
  • Hands-On experience with PL/SQL stored procedures, views, triggers and relational data modelling and design.
  • Hands-On experience with SCM tools, for example using, TFS, GIT, SVN etc.
  • Hands-On experience with CI/CD tools, for example using, Bamboo, Jenkins, TeamCity etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Graph and office.js API.
  • Strong working Knowledge of SQL Server or Oracle.
  • Strong working Knowledge Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
  • Above knowledge and experience will have been gained in a commercial environment.


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Hands-On experience developing custom Office 365 Add-In and DLL
  • Microsoft Azure Logic Apps and Power Platform.
  • HTML5


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 ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $160,000 and $200,000.  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 on-site and 3 days remote. 





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

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