Power Platform Specialist & Developer

Paul May & Associates

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Chicago, IL
Contract type: Full time
Paul May & Associates
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Job Title: Power Platform Specialist & Developer

Salary Market Rate - DOE

2 different roles

Location of role: Chicago, IL 60606 Downtown Chicago - Hybrid role 3 days a week onsite - Must be vaccinated

Duration of role: Direct hire Role - Fulltime

Key Points of the role:

Power Platform Application Development and Support

Extensive experience working with Microsoft\'s Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, & Power BI; experience with Power Virtual Agents is beneficial to create business solutions

1 or more years of software/business solutions development experience

Experience working both independently and within a team

Experience or familiarity with Agile Software Development methodologies

Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server or other relational database management systems

Experience working with and developing REST APIs

Experience or knowledge of version-control systems for tracking changes in source code, e.g. Git / Github / Team Foundation Server (TFS)

Experience with other web application development technologies, in particular .NET, is a plus (1+ years).

Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), development operations (DevOps) is a plus (1+ years)

Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the company and outside vendors

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to investigate and assess complex systems to propose technical solutions

Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

The focus of this position will be to guide the successful adoption and use of Microsoft\'s Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI & Power Virtual Agents).

As a Platform Specialist, you will play a leadership role in that adoption by guiding the implementation of the underlying \"infrastructure\" necessary to support the platform (e.g. implementing a Center of Excellence, establishing platform governance, recommending staff training, etc.), helping to educate the firm in the platform\'s capabilities, and working with practice, business and technology teams across the firm to understand their business processes and needs and then helping to manage the design, development and delivery of Power Platform solutions to meet those needs.

As a Software Developer, you will have the opportunity to be hands-on in the development of particular, high-priority Power Platform solutions.

Essential Functions:

Oversees the architecture and management of Power Platform environments

Oversees the establishment of governance policies for Power Platform environments and all associated data connections

Serves as a primary advocate and promoter of the platform to both technical users (IT and back-office \"power users\") and non-technical users (attorneys, paralegals, support staff, etc.).

Responsible for educating technical and non-technical users in the effective use of the platform, including recommending and conducting technical and non-technical training sessions

Responsible for analysing the business processes and documenting the business requirements of the firm\'s practices, business and technology teams

Responsible for establishing a relationship of trust with a wide variety of practice, business and technology teams

Responsible for managing the design, development, delivery, and ongoing technical support of high-quality systems and applications, built using Microsoft\'s Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI & Power Virtual Agents) according to IT development standards, information security policies and best practices, and engineering best practices

Delivers business solutions following Agile software development methodologies

Oversees third-party software configurations within the Microsoft Power Platform

Manages critical data integration processes between numerous applications and systems

Manages the ongoing enhancement and support of existing Power Platform systems and applications

Participates in on-call rotation providing 24 x 7 application support, ensuring that the application portfolio uptime is maintained according to Mayer Brown SLAs

Builds & maintains a good working relationship with other members of the team, other teams within the IT department, and the Business

Provides input to issues regarding overall operational status, application strategy, direction and plans in a timely manner and in accordance with the published communications strategy

Company relocation - At this time, client will NOT relocate for this role

Company sponsorship - At this time, client will NOT sponsor for this role

Travel: This role may require 0% travel


If applying for this role - Please take each key point and provide number of years experience and what you would rate yourself, 1 thru 10 (10 being expert) for each key point. Send your resume and notes on the role to expediate our recruiting services.

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