M365 Collaboration Engineer - Hybrid

Chicago, Illinois


Full Time

Motion has partnered with a premier client in filling an urgent Direct-Hire role where you will work onsite 3 days a week in a beautiful office located in Downtown Chicago (2 days remote).

Are you an M365 Collaboration Engineer who has strong experience helping others with the behind the scenes aspects including SharePoint, Teams, etc? Have you adjusted SharePoint Online previously and can utilize with current projects already in flight including adjusting protocols? Are you looking for a new challenge/opportunity on a brand new team in the process of being built? Do you flourish in a dynamic, fast-paced environment?

If the answers are yes, this job is yours.

Required Skills & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience is related to the functions of the role
  • Microsoft 365 certified – Enterprise Administrator expert, is preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of M365 collaboration applications, required
  • Prior end user facing experience, is required
  • Prior experience working in a global organization, preferred

Technical Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge working with SharePoint Online, required
  • In-depth knowledge working with Microsoft Teams, required
  • In-depth knowledge of M365 security and compliance including MS Purview, is required
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure AD is required
  • Holistic knowledge of the M365 Suite is required
  • Knowledge of PowerShell including scripting, is required
  • Knowledge of MS Power Platform is preferred
  • Knowledge of Intapp Workspaces is helpful

What You Will Be Doing

  • Works as a subject matter expert for M365 collaboration platforms and support the Assistant Director of Modern Workplace technically
  • Works cross-functionally with internal/external IT partners to implement and manage collaboration systems to meet enterprise objectives
  • Works closely with IT engineers and architects throughout the global technology environment.
  • Leads the development of long-term strategic goals for collaboration systems, software, and physical endpoint
  • Functions as a Technical Lead on projects by developing an understanding of existing systems and processes as well as identifying/determining future needs
  • Works with vendor partners to identify and resolve complex product issues.
  • Reviews and implement upgrades to critical infrastructure, servers, and applications involved in an M365 Hybrid environment
  • Architects and implements collaboration technologies and advanced functions in technology
  • Develops and documents M365 best practices, guidelines, security, and governance for the collaboration platform
  • Works with IT and business leaders to manage delivery and operationalize updates to the M365 products.
  • Works closely with the IT Information Security team, prioritizing safety of the firm’s people, systems and content
  • Will be expected to read, write, and interpret complex technical documentation and have the ability to articulate information to all levels, verbally and in writing
  • Leads the creation, configuration, and maintenance of M365 reporting capabilities, and executes various reports to provide data to management
  • Responds to support escalations and investigate, analyze, document, and provide root cause resolution to reported incidents
  • Manages protocols and polices around the lifecycle of SharePoint Online sites and Microsoft Teams groups, from inception to disposition, including proper management of any content within
  • A mentor to other team members and provide training if required
  • Fosters trust and builds relationships with the other Information Technology teams both globally and within the region, especially with co-owners of products such as SharePoint (on-prem and Online)
  • Attends regular vendor meetings for areas of expertise, stays informed of latest technology roadmaps, security notifications, and bug/hot fixes
  • Ensures vendors provide proper levels of support, maintains SLA’s, and provide root cause analysis for escalated issues.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future


Posted by: Aaron Rontal

Specialization: Software Engineering