The Jackson Laboratory

  • O365 SharePoint Solution Architect

    Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/18/2018 1:59 PM)
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    O365 SharePoint Solution Architect

    Are you a highly motivated IT Architect or Engineer with SharePoint and/or Office 365 experience? Are you interested in getting exposure to many diverse technology platforms and working with users to design solutions? If so, The Jackson Laboratory has a great opportunity for you in beautiful Down East Maine. This position would be responsible for helping to shape the future of the digital workspace while helping to manage the day-to-day operations of SharePoint and related Office 365 capabilities for the Laboratory. This role is a customer-facing position with opportunities to interact with all areas of IT and across all areas of The Jackson Laboratory.



    • Coordinate solution architecture activities including selection of software, defining of standards, consulting on software and infrastructure projects
    • Develop and maintain technical solution roadmap for SharePoint and Office 365 while contributing to digital workspace roadmap
    • Evangelize Office 365 SharePoint and related capabilities
    • Work with users to design functional solutions that leverage SharePoint and Office 365 capabilities
    • Perform typical administration activities on SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 SharePoint including monitoring usage



    • Contribute to the accomplishments of a non-profit organization that is the leader in Genetics Research.
    • Live and work at the doorstep of Acadia National Park and beautiful Down East Maine.
    • Enjoy a competitive compensation package.
    • Be part of an active, diverse community with health and wellness programs that include an onsite fitness facility.






    • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • 6+ years in an Information Technology role with increasing responsibility
    • Ability to work in a team environment to analyze, recommend, design and deliver solutions that solve problems presented by the user community.
    • Ability to prioritize and deliver solutions in a timely manner, usually under pressure and shifting priorities.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and comfortable presenting technical concepts to peers.




    • Expert knowledge of SharePoint as a solution platform including solution design and administration
    • Experience with Office 365 SharePoint specifically and exposure to related Office 365 capabilities like OneDrive, Flow, and Teams
    • Experience contributing to or developing a technology roadmap
    • Experience working within ITIL and/or Scrum Agile frameworks

    About Us

    About us:


    The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut.


    The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.


    JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!


    Our Values:


    INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

    PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

    ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

    EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

    INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

    STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us


    What do we have to offer?


    JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.


    Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.


    The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.


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