1+ months

Cloud Applications Engineer

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Wheeling, WV 26003 Work Remotely

Are you a high-energy individual who thrives in technology environments? Do you love working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for!

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Cloud Applications Engineer.  This position will be located at our Global Operations & Innovation Center (GOIC) in Wheeling, WV and consideration given for 100% remote US locations


The Cloud Applications Engineer is an exciting and impactful position, playing a leadership role in managing Microsoft 365 and other firm SaaS environments and establishing governance models for their use. This role will function as an evangelist for cloud and Microsoft 365 solutions within our IT organization and help to assess which solutions make the most sense to address specific business needs while balancing firm data privacy and residency requirements. The Cloud Applications Engineer will evaluate current business processes, identify opportunities for improvement using M365 or other viable cloud services, and assist with the implementation and change management associated with these projects. They will provide guidance, mentoring, and training to IT engineers to assist in the transition to SaaS applications from the traditional, on-premise model.  

  • Collaborate with business analysts, project managers, business process owners and third-party consultants to identify, configure and implement new workflows and capabilities within Microsoft 365 and other Cloud platforms. Lead or participate in Cloud specific projects as assigned. 
  • Establish appropriate governance and software configurations to ensure SaaS solutions meet the firm’s stringent security, records management, data privacy, and data residency requirements.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and advice to process owners and business analysts to determine when Cloud solutions can/should be used to address business needs.  
  • Provide guidance to other engineers and the Service Desk team on Cloud applications and work closely with the Technology Training Team to develop user level training.  
  • Oversee implementation and maintenance of platform integrations with other Cloud applications as well as on-prem systems via APIs and other techniques.
  • Stay abreast of the Cloud technologies and trends and bring forward relevant ideas and enhancements to improve the efficiency of Orrick processes and our use of the Microsoft 365 platform in particular.        
  • Participate in the on-call support rotation of the Applications Team. This will require learning Orrick’s core application suite.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as managing user accounts and licensing via interfaces such as the Office 365 Admin Center and Windows PowerShell.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related area from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience. 
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing, leveraging and supporting Microsoft and other cloud-based applications with demonstrated subject matter expertise.
  • Solid database understanding and experience leveraging APIs.  
  • Technical & Administrative expertise in the Microsoft 365 platform including Power Apps, Power Automate, SharePoint Online, Teams, Planner, One Drive and Power BI.
  • Exposure and experience with many of the broader Microsoft 365 offerings, such as those found here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/products-apps-services 
  • Compliance, risk and security experience including areas such as sensitivity labels, retention policies and DLP.
  • Experience with 3rd party tools to assist with the administration and management of Microsoft 365 offerings a plus.
  • Experience managing the enablement, including setting the proper guardrails, for power users to fully leverage Microsoft 365.
  • Experience with the Power Platform Center of Excellence is a plus.
  • Proficiency with PowerShell scripting.
  • Expertise in Active Directory.
  • Experience with Exchange Online, particularly in the context of integration with other Microsoft 365 products.
  • Strong technical and administrative skills in Azure, AWS or other public cloud platforms a big plus.  
  • Experience leading or working on significant IT projects.
  • Experience in either the legal or professional services industries preferred.
  • Very strong customer service orientation required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities required.

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.  Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off. 

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm. 

Colorado Residents Only:  Please use the following link for information required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/006REM

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers

No phone calls please. 

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case by case basis).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration. 

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.




Posted: 2022-02-24 Expires: 2022-07-07

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