Job Title: Solutions Consultant / Business Analyst

Location: United States - Westport, CT | Full-Time

A Synergy Solutions Consultant represents the face of our Solutions group to our clients. A pleasant manner, good communication skills and ability to work with clients at all levels of management and skill is a must. You will be provided training in Synergy's best practice methodologies and will be expected to ramp up quickly. Day to day activities will relate to multiple client engagements ranging from small to enterprise level in size across a variety of disciplines.

  • Ability to work beyond business hours, as project work requires
  • Must live within commuting distance to our Westport CT office. (This is not a telecommuting position. Synergy will not pay for any relocation fees)
  • Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally from time to time for periods up to a week+.
  • Own and drive your own vehicle and hold a clean license.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be proficient in English -- Other languages a plus.

Working Experience:

  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment with minimal supervision / Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Existing knowledge and real world experience within the Microsoft SharePoint ecosystem
  • Experience leading and conducting meetings with clients
  • Experience collecting business requirements from clients by asking the right questions and digging deep to uncover the root cause of issues
  • Ability to clearly and concisely document business requirements, use cases, and functional specifications
  • Proven verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (3-5+ years)
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with other team members
  • Experience preparing documentation on delivered solutions

Technical Skills:

  • Communications, Leadership, Interpersonal, Project Task/Management, Planning, Creativity, Coordinating, and Directing.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Motivated team player and multi-tasker
  • Solid working knowledge of SharePoint Server - (2010+) [Both product architecture as well as user experience elements -- must be able to articulate to customers how to accomplish tasks using the SharePoint user interface]
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (2005+)

Plus Points:

  • 1+ years' experience supporting and administering a SharePoint environment
  • Experience using InfoPath / Excel Services / Business Intelligence
  • Project management experience
  • Windows Workflow foundation
  • Creating and configuring workflows using Nintex workflow
  • Relevant current Microsoft certifications
  • Experience delivering technical training materials in front of a classroom environment
  • Experience with SSRS (2008+)
  • Experience with Microsoft CRM
  • Experience with Project Server
  • Experience with SharePoint Designer
  • Experience with Performance Point / ProClarity Job provides benefits (after probationary period)
  • Fun fast-pasted working environment
  • Vacation
  • Simple IRA
  • Medical / Dental
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

Compensation: $50,000-70,000/year DOE - provide salary range/requirements with application.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is based in our Westport, Connecticut office. If you are not prepared to commute daily to Westport, do not apply for the position. Synergy does not pay relocation fees.

We are a fast-paced environment, which means the weak need not apply. If you prefer a 9-5 desk job where you just put in your hours and leave, then please seek employment elsewhere. At Synergy, we are a team. We work hard to make our clients happy because when the client is happy, projects keep rolling in. If you want to learn and keep up with the latest Microsoft technology and contribute to the success of Synergy, we would love to hear from you.